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Grand Rapids Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Client Acquitted of Kidnapping – Receives No Jail Time

Grand Rapids, Michigan – This past July, Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law criminal defense lawyer, Michael Bartish obtained a not guilty verdict in a very bizarre kidnapping case in the 17th Circuit Court in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The bizarre nature of the case attracted a great deal of attention in the Grand Rapids Press, which devoted almost a […]

The Department of Justice Supports Retroactive Application of Pending Reduced Drug Guideline Amendment under Certain Circumstances

As we have detailed in previous blog posts, the United States Sentencing Commission recently proposed amendments to the federal drug trafficking guidelines.  The proposed amendment would like lower sentences by an average of 11 months and reduce the number of federal prisoners by an estimated 6,550 within five years, according to Commission estimates.  On April […]