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Christopher B Amolsch

Christopher Amolsch’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • United States v. R. M., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia at Alexandria.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty
    Description:
    Mr. R.M. was charged in federal court with Solicitation of a Minor after engaging in an on line chat with an undercover agent posing as a father prostituting his 14 year old daughter. Mr. R.M. was arrested at a McDonald’s restaurant after driving nearly 100 miles from Maryland to Virginia to meet who he thought was the young girl's father. After being arrested, the FBI searched R.M's car and computer and discovered, among other things, substantial evidence of child pornography. Facing a minimum of 10 years in federal prison if convicted, Mr. R.M argued that he did not truly believe the girl was 14 years old and, despite the child pornography found on his computer, did not intend to have a sexual encounter with a minor. After a two day trial, R.M was found Not Guilty and was released back to his wife and family.
  • United States v. C. C., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia at Alexandria

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty
    Description:
    Mr. C.C. was charged with being involved in an international Conspiracy to Import and Distribute thousands of kilos of Cocaine. If convicted, Mr. C.C. would face life in prison without the possibility of parole. Despite an alleged confession to two DEA Agents and the testimony of numerous cooperating witnesses, Mr. C.C. was found Not Guilty after a 3 day jury trial and released back to his wife and daughter.
  • United States v. Caliph Basha Ibn Abdur Raheem, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia at Alexandria

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty
    Description:
    A case of international significance, the government charged Mr. Abdur Raheem with being part of an Islamic terrorist organization actively training in Northern Virginia. Despite an alleged confession to the FBI; testimony from nationally recognized terrorism experts; and testimony for numerous cooperating witnesses, the Court found Mr. Abdur Raheem Not Guilty on all charges. Of the six defendants in the two-week trial, Mr. Abdur Raheem was the only person found Not Guilty and released.
  • Commonwealth v. O.H., Fairfax County, Virginia.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty
    Description:
    Mr. O.H. was falsely accused by his housekeeper of Molesting his five year old daughter. At trial, Mr. Amolsch showed that the medical records indicated that there was no abuse. In addition, Mr. Amolsch showed through vigorous cross-examination that the housekeeper was unbalanced and had manufactured the evidence against Mr. O.H. As a result, Mr. O.H. was found Not Guilty and was reunited with his daughter.
  • COMMONWEALTH v. J.J., Fauquier County.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Case dismissed
    Description:
    Mr. J.J. was charged with Possession With The Intent To Distribute after 5 pounds of marijuana were found in the trunk of the car in which he was riding. The charges were dismissed at the preliminary hearing after the Commonwealth was unable to show that Mr. J.J. had actual knowledge that the drugs were in the car.