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Jury Trial Acquittal: Lewd Proposals to a Child Under 16
Adam Banner - Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Last night, I was able to secure a jury trial acquittal for one of my clients charged with Making a Lewd or Indecent Proposal to a Child Under 16. The Jury came back with a not guilty verdict in thirty minutes. Read More

Dallas Cowboys Jourdan Lewis Not Guily
Adam Banner - Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Well, that didn't take too long. Most people think of a long, drawn-out affair when they hear the term "jury trial" -- and this notion is most likely based on their only exposure to the situation being a result of television and pop culture.  Read More

Bill Cosby Mistrial: Discussing the Defense Strategy
Adam Banner - Saturday, June 17, 2017

Many were surprised that the highly publicized jury trial regarding the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby ended in a mistrial. However, sex crimes trials often end this way due to the strategies usually employed by the defense team. Read More

Lewd Molestation of a Child Under 12: Case Dismissed
Adam Banner - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

We were set for trial yesterday regarding an allegation that my client had committed lewd molestation against his daughter, who at the time was under the age of twelve. On the day the trial was set to begin, and after four long years of fighting the charges, the prosecution finally dismissed the case. Read More

Judge Orders New Trial for 'Serial' Subject, but Will Adnan Syed Actually Stand Trial Again?
Adam Banner - Friday, July 08, 2016

The first season of the podcast Serial focused on Adnan Syed, a man convicted of the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend, high school senior Hae Min Lee. Syed maintained his innocence throughout the trial, but was found guilty by a jury and sentenced to life plus 30 years in prison. His conviction was based largely on two key pieces of evidence: the testimony of Jay Wilds, a friend of Syed who says he helped the man bury Lee's body, and cell phone records placing him near the burial site at the time Wilds said he helped bury Lee. Read More

Assault and Battery with a Deadly Weapon: Dismissed
Adam Banner - Saturday, April 02, 2016

Last week, we were able to get a change of assault and battery with a deadly weapon charge dismissed. The week before that we were able to get a jury acquittal on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. So, what is the difference between the two? Read More

Not Guilty Verdict: Violation of Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act
Adam Banner - Thursday, June 25, 2015

Last week, we were able to secure a not guilty verdict in an Oklahoma County jury trial. My client was charged with violating the Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act, but now he is once again a free and innocent man. Read More

Not Guilty: Child Abuse by Injury
Adam Banner - Wednesday, September 10, 2014

We went to trial in Pottawatomie County this week in defense of a client charged with child abuse by injury in violation of 21 O.S. 843.5. Yesterday, the jury returned a verdict of "Not Guilty," acquitting our client of the charge. Read More


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