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On September 22, 2015, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court handed down a landmark decision in the matter of Commonwealth v. Elivette Rodriguez, holding that the odor of marijuana alone is not a sufficient basis for police to conduct a motor vehicle stop.
Attorney Calcagni is well versed in the prosecution and defense of all types of criminal cases. This experience is invaluable in his ability to defend accused individuals on trial for Federal and State Crimes. We are licensed to practice in both state and federal courts. If you are in need of a Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer, call our office for a free consultation.
If you have been charged with a crime in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you need a skilled Criminal Defense Lawyer who understands the complexities and levels of the Massachusetts Court System. Call Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni III today for a free consultation.
When you need the assistance of a Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer, it is highly advisable that you hire someone who has extensive experience within the federal system. There are certain areas of the practice of law that require more experience and exposure than others, and Federal Criminal Defense is high on this list.
As a former prosecutor with the US Army JAG Corps and the US Attorney's Office, Attorney Calcagni is well versed in the prosecution and defense of all types of military criminal cases. This experience is invaluable in his ability to defend accused individuals on trial in Military Court for all types of crimes.
Our firm provides personalized, experienced, and successful representation for clients in need of a Criminal Defense Attorney to represent them in matters before the Rhode Island Federal Court and Massachusetts Federal and District Courts. Our practice focuses on Criminal Defense for Misdemeanors and Felonies, Military Defense, Federal Criminal Defense, and Violent Crime matters. We are licensed to practice in both state and federal courts in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and Florida.
As a former prosecutor with the US Army JAG Corps and a Special Assistant US Attorney, Attorney Calcagni is well versed in the prosecution and defense of all types of criminal cases. This experience is invaluable in his ability to defend accused individuals on trial for Federal and State Crimes. As a Military Defense Lawyer, Attorney Calcagni is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, as well as the state and federal ourts in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Florida.
Police executed a search warrant of a man’s home as part of a narcotics investigation. Once inside, they discovered multiple glassine baggies containing heroin that were packaged for distribution. Police also discovered packaging materials, a digital scale, a ledger and…Read More
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A female Army Captain received a General Officer Memorandum of Reprimand (GOMOR) alleging that she discriminated against a Senior Noncommissioned Officer on the bases of race and color; (2) failed to treat him with respect by ignoring him, failing to return a salute and making inappropriate facial expressions; and (3) retaliated against him for filing an EEO complaint against her. The GOMOR followed a staff ride that the female Officer participated in with her... Read More
Police were watching the home of a suspected drug trafficker when a vehicle pulled up to his house. The car was initially occupied only by its driver. Soon after its arrival the suspected drug dealer exited his home and entered the vehicle. While conducting surveillance, police observed the driver exit the vehicle, retrieve a backpack from the trunk, and return with it into the passenger compartment. Moments later, the vehicle drove off with the two men. ... Read More
Police were watching the home of a suspected drug trafficker when a vehicle pulled up to the house where he resided. It was occupied by only a driver at the time of arrival. The suspected drug dealer exited his home and entered the passenger compartment of the vehicle. Police observed the operator exit the vehicle at one point, retrieve a backpack from the trunk, and return with it to the passenger compartment. Moments later, the vehicle drove off with the... Read More