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Philadelphia Federal Jury Awards $350,000 to KRMF Civil Rights Client

On Thursday, November 15, 2012, a jury sitting in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania awarded KRMF client Darryl Williams $350,000.  The jury’s award — which included $200,000 in compensatory damages and $150,000 in punitive damages — was based on its finding that two Philadelphia police officers had falsely arrested and […]

Habeas Victory Vacates Federal Conviction

In a detailed Opinion and Order, the Honorable Jan E. DuBois has granted the motion of Jonathan Feinberg’s client, Domingo Mercado, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255.  Finding that Mr. Mercado’s trial lawyer did not object to inadmissible testimony from a law enforcement agent, the Court vacated Mr. Mercado’s conviction and five-year sentence.  Thereafter, the Court […]