Brian Higgins

Brian Higgins guilty on 5 of 7 charges

After a 7 day trial in US Federal Court on 3 charges of mail fraud, 2 charges of witness intimidation and 2 charges of witness retaliation a jury of 8 women and 4 men found Brian Higgins guilty of all the charges except witness retaliation. The last four charges stemmed from a lawsuit Higgins filed Read More

The problem with judges for life- national and local

There has been a lot of discussion about changing the rules for the United States Supreme Court where judges are given lifetime appointments. This was supposed to be a way to guarantee that they would act in the best interests of the law and country, as opposed to being engaged in partisan politics or being Read More

Witch hunt trial begins at 8:30 Monday, 10 January: USA vs Higgins

Giglio v. United States, 405 U.S. 150 (1972), is a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that the prosecution’s failure to inform the jury that a witness had been promised not to be prosecuted in exchange for his testimony was a failure to fulfill the duty to present all material evidence Read More

Justice Thomas M. Rose has some ‘splain’n to do

If Judge Thomas M. Rose wants to continue to be considered a distinguished jurist, he needs to explain to the public why Roshawn Winburn hasn’t already spent 6 measly months in the slammer. If I stole groceries from Kroger to feed my family in Dayton, I’d have been in prison faster, for longer, than Roshawn Read More

The Feds got coal for Christmas this year

Full disclosure: Brian Higgins is a friend and a sometimes client. Also- this is long, but so is the comedy of errors in this community. If you believe a jolly fat man from the North Pole, keeps a list of who’s naughty and nice, slides down your chimney, leaves gifts for your kids, and flies Read More

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