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FEDERAL DRUG CHARGE DISMISSED IN MOBILE ALABAMA

Federal Drug Charge in Mobile Alabama Federal District Court Dismissed William K. “Chip” Bradford participated in a Federal drug charge appeal that led to the dismissal of all charges.  The client’s trial counsel had successfully argued a motion to suppress the evidence found when an Alabama State Trooper searched the client’s car after a routine […]

Jurisdiction On Military Base – New Supreme Court Ruling

A New Supreme Court Ruling Clarifies Jurisdiction On Military Base In Relation To 18 U.S.C. §1382 The United States Supreme Court issued an opinion in February regarding jurisdiction on military base issues in relation to a federal criminal statute making it a crime to reenter a military base once you have been ordered to stay […]

BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAW FIRM

Bradford Ladner, LLP is a Birmingham Alabama Criminal Defense Law Firm William K. “Chip” Bradford and Amber L. Ladner formed Bradford Ladner, LLP in 2010 with the aim of developing a premier Birmingham Alabama criminal defense law firm.  Bradford and Ladner combine over 30 years of courtroom experience throughout the State of Alabama.  Together they […]

FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES – An Overview

Overview of Federal Sentencing Guidelines United States Sentencing Commission The United States Sentencing Commission is an independent agency in the judicial branch of government. It establishes criminal case sentencing policies and practices for the federal courts.  The Commission also advises and assist Congress and the executive branch to develop crime policy for the country.  In order to […]

FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT USE OF WARRANTLESS SURVEILLANCE SHARPLY INCREASES

The Use of Modern Day Pen Registers and Trap & Trace Devices by Federal Law Enforcement is Rapidly Increasing The American Civil Liberties Union  has released recently obtained federal law enforcement records showing that the use of pen registers and trap & trace devices by federal agents has increased 60% from 2009 until 2011.  The ACLU […]