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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.
If you have been accused of a crime in the Rhode Island, you need a highly experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer with a winning track record for success. Call Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer John L. Calcagni III today 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.
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.
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.
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.
The State of Rhode Island charged a Portuguese immigrant with sexually assaulting a college student. The out-of-state resident rented an apartment next door to the man. The two did not know each other and had never met before the alleged…Read More
Police arrested a man and charged him with First Degree Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, Possession of a Stun Gun, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Disorderly Conduct. These charges stemmed from allegations against the man by his long-time…Read More
A U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet was charged in Rhode Island District Court with Possession of a Concealed Weapon. The Cadet was visiting Rhode Island on leave during his Christmas holiday break. He went out on the town one evening…Read More
The Foxboro Police Department in Foxboro, Massachusetts applied to the Wrentham District Court for issuance of a criminal complaint against a man for two counts of Unlawful Secret Recording. The application for complaint followed allegations against the man by his…Read More
A federal grand jury indicted a young man with Endangering Life by Manufacturing Controlled Substance in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 858; and (2) Manufacturing Tetrahydrocannabinols in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1) and (b)(1)(C). The controlled substance at issue…Read More
A man was charged with Domestic Assault after his former paramour made allegations against him with local police. The man owned a construction company. He began a romantic relationship with a female employee. The female, who was married and had…Read More
After serving a total 20 years in the United States Army with four to go to become eligible for an active duty retirement, I faced administrative separation due to failing a urinalysis for benzodiazepine. The Army challenging the validity of my prescription, which I believed was a defense to a positive urinalysis. This issue dragged on for 2.5 years until I hired the Law Offices of John L. Calcagni III, Inc. I was referred to Attorney Calcagni by an Officer in ... Read More
Facing the possible denial of continued active duty service under the Army’s Quality Management Program for failing a PT test after a 16-year career; I was nervous and worried about my and my family’s future. After some research, I came across Attorney John L. Calcagni III. After speaking with John, I knew he was the right fit for me. His honesty, frankness and no nonsense approach to my case gave me more confidence than any other attorney with whom I spoke. ... Read More
After receiving notice under the Army QMP, I elected to submit a rebuttal in support of my request for retention. I hired John to help my overcome this hurdle. There is no way I would have produced such a polished finished product that covered all the necessary information in such a short timeframe on my own. The task was overwhelming and emotional for me and I honestly did not know where to start. Attorney Calcagni relieved a huge portion of that emotiona... Read More
My son recently faced involuntary disenrollment from U.S. Army ROTC. After reading about Attorney John Calcagni online, I personally felt we were out of our league on our own and needed help. He is extremely experienced, educated in many areas, and has represented cases from military disenrollment to human trafficking. His website and resume of experience is overwhelming. After a lengthy phone conversation with John Calcagni, I felt completely different. H... Read More