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Can I raise an entrapment defense to my federal criminal charge?

The “entrapment defense” is a legal concept that many people have at least a passing familiarity with.  At the same time, there is much confusion about what this defense actually consists of.  The entrapment defense, while potentially powerful, is much narrower than many people realize.  Here we discuss the history of this defense and its practical applications. The Origins of

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Superlawyers 2020

Attorneys Charles Burnham and Eugene Gorokhov have been named to SuperLawyers for Washington, DC..  The award is limited to the top 5% of lawyers in a jurisdiction.  Thank you!

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Eugene Gorokhov and Ziran Zhang secure reversal for client on appeal in the Fourth Circuit

Eugene Gorokhov and Ziran Zhang represented a client convicted of firearms offenses on appeal in the Fourth Circuit. The Fourth Circuit reversed the client’s sentence based on an argument that the government’s sentencing recommendation was a breach of the plea agreement, and the district court failed to consider non-frivolous sentencing arguments by the defense. The opinion may be accessed here.

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Charles Burnham speaks on CNN regarding Maria Butina prosecution

On April 25, 2019, Charles Burnham was quoted on a CNN.com article describing the case against Maria Butina. Mr. Burnham was quoted as stating: “I think if I was Miss Butina’s defense team or I was the judge, a legitimate question to ask is how is it fair she spends two years in prison when an American citizen, who was arguably a

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What the McDonnell Ruling Means for Future Corruption Prosecutions

Thanks to Professor Matthew Stephenson of the Harvard Law School, we were able to guest post an article about the McDonnell decision on his blog, the Global Anticorruption Blog.  The article may be read through this link: https://globalanticorruptionblog.com/2016/08/11/guest-post-what-the-mcdonnell-ruling-means-for-future-corruption-prosecutions/    

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