Theodore W. Robinson’s Guides

Theodore W. Robinson

Hempstead Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. What to Expect in DUI / DWI Court

    Written by attorney Theodore Robinson, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Most DUI Defendants have never been arrested for anything before and don't know what to expect. It can be embarrassing and daunting to be arrested for anything, but DUI usually carries less of a stigma than other criminal charges. YOUR FIRST APPEARANCE IN COURT Your first appear...

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  2. DNA Sample Taking is Unenforceable Because it is an Ex Post Facto Law - Part 2

    Written by attorney Theodore Robinson, over 3 years ago.

    This is the second part of this Guide, which first sets forth the rest of the crimes for which a convicted person must submit to giving a DNA swab sample and why, in this writer's opinion, it is unenforcable and unconstitutionCriminal possession of a controlled substance in the s...

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  3. DNA Testing Demands - in New York - Under Sec.1. Sub. 7 of sec. 995 of the Executive law Part 1

    Written by attorney Theodore Robinson, over 3 years ago.

    The Executive Law of New York State was amended in 1999 to include the requirement that anyone convicted of any of the following charges within the prior five years must submit themsel "Designated offender" means a person convicted of and sentenced for any one or more of the fol...

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  4. DNA Samples Required of Many Convicted People in New York - The Law - Part 3

    Written by attorney Theodore Robinson, over 3 years ago.

    This is a continuation of the Executive Law in NY that allows DNA samples to be taken of those who were convicted of the following crims: 7. "Designated offender" means a person convicted of and sentenced for any one or more of the following provisions of the penal law (a) sectio...

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  5. DNA Samples Required of Many Convicted People in New York - The Law - Part 2

    Written by attorney Theodore Robinson, over 3 years ago.

    It is important that anyone who may be affected by the new law that a convicted felon and many others must now submit to the police to provide a DNA sample should know exactly how the law reads. Here are the actual applicable laws involved from start to finish. They are provided ...

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  6. DNA Samples Required of Many Convicted People in New York - The Law - Part 1

    Written by attorney Theodore Robinson, over 3 years ago.

    The latest DNA law in New York is widespread and almost all encompassing. It is frightening as far as this writer is concerned. What the Legislature could not get done by enacting a Bill, the Governor did through an amendment to the Executive Law. It casts a far wider net than...

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  7. CRIMINAL LAW AND IMMIGRATION - Part 4

    Written by attorney Theodore Robinson, over 3 years ago.

    A third category of crimeslisted in the Immigration and Nationality Act cantrigger deportation of non-citizen residents or prevent a non-citizen from attaining lawful permanent resident status of any kind. This type of crime is rampant throughout the United States and it includes...

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  8. CRIMINAL LAW AND IMMIGRATION - Part 3

    Written by attorney Theodore Robinson, over 3 years ago.

    Aggravated felonies, which consist of crimes that involve weapons, injuries or potential for injuriesare the most serious crimes and are specifically defined by statute in the Immigration and Nationality Act. Even some Misdemeanors can be consisered as Aggravated Felonies when ce...

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  9. CRIMINAL LAW AND IMMIGRATION - Part 2

    Written by attorney Theodore Robinson, over 3 years ago.

    Any person who is not already a citizen of the United States, including lawful permanent residents (those with Green Cards), can be deported because of certaincriminal convictions. Lawful permanent residents are designated as immigrants/non-citizens who have been granted permissi...

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  10. CRIMINAL LAW AND IMMIGRATION - Part 1

    Written by attorney Theodore Robinson, over 3 years ago.

    Ever since 9/11 the United States has passed a number of Immigrtion rulings that have changed the practice of criminal law dramatically. From what it appears, the Immigration and Naturalization Department are much more vigilant in finding reasons to deport non-citizens, includin...

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