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Stephen D Aarons

Stephen Aarons’s Legal Cases

20 total


  • State v. Torrez, 146 N.M. 331, 210 P.3d 228 (2009)

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    May 29, 2009
    Outcome:
    Conviction reversed, remanded for new trial
    Description:
    NM Supreme Court overturns first degree murder conviction. http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nm-supreme-court/1176079.html
  • State of New Mexico v. S.A., D-0101-JR-2008-144

    Practice Area:
    Juvenile
    Date:
    Apr 08, 2009
    Outcome:
    Probation
    Description:
    Six high school juniors charged in hazing at football camp outside Las Vegas, New Mexico. <<>>http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2008-10-30-hazing-school_N.htm << >> http://www.santafenewmexican.com/Local%20News/Robertson-high-assault-case-Second-ex-player-pleads-no-contest
  • State v. Shaun Wilkins, D-722-CR-1996-92

    Practice Area:
    Violent Crime
    Date:
    Mar 02, 2001
    Outcome:
    All charges dismissed after mistrial and appeal
    Description:
    20-year old charged with gang murder of two adults leaving two children to die in Torreon cabin. Death penalty trial resulted in hung jury and, after more evidence of innocence developed, all charges were dropped. <<<opening statement at trial>>> http://www.accessmylibrary.com/article-1G1-108371237/wilkins-attorney-lays-cabin.html <<<charges dropped>>> http://business.highbeam.com/2872/article-1G1-106994240/last-defendant-goes-free
  • US v. Jessica Quintana, 1:07-cr-00931-LFG-1

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Dec 20, 2007
    Outcome:
    Misdemeanor probation
    Description:
    Los Alamos National Laboratory employee brought top secret documents home. ## http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/11/03/national/main2151021.shtml ## http://www.abqjournal.com/north/510427north_news11-09-06.htm
  • State v. Wilson, 109 N.M. 541, 787 P.2d 821 (N.M. 1990)

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Dec 05, 1990
    Outcome:
    Reversed, pled to lesser charge on remand
    Description:
    NM Supreme Court overturned first degree murder conviction
  • US v Largo 1:08-cr-02830-JCH-1

    Practice Area:
    Child Abuse
    Date:
    Jul 29, 2010
    Outcome:
    Jury found him not guilty on all counts
    Description:
    Navajo father charged with sexual abuse of his own son. FBI laboratory result shown to be invalid. Court appointed (CJA) case. After week long trial, jury deliberated for only an hour or two.
  • US v. Kuranga 1:08-cr-02337-JAP-1

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 13, 2010
    Outcome:
    Misdemeanor probation, no deportation
    Description:
    Truck driver stopped in Grants NM and large quantity of drugs found in his trailer. Able to show that loading dock workers may have done so without defendant's knowledge
  • US v Gee 1:10-cr-01759-JEC-2

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Nov 02, 2010
    Outcome:
    All charges dismissed
    Description:
    Charged with selling drugs to undercover police officer in Farmington. Case of mistaken identity.
  • State v. Travis Rowley, D-202-CR-200705644

    Practice Area:
    Violent Crime
    Date:
    Mar 11, 2009
    Outcome:
    Charges dropped before trial
    Description:
    District Attorney sought death penalty against two magazine salesmen in a burglary and murder of an elderly couple. After defense investigation, the real killers confessed and innocent young men were set free. <<>>http://www.abqjournal.com/cgi-bin/print_it.pl?page=/news/metro/12846519201newsmetro03-12-09.htm
  • State v. Justin Romero, D-101-CR-200800451

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Apr 06, 2010
    Outcome:
    One year on electronic monitoring; probation
    Description:
    Defendant assisted in the execution style killing of another drug dealer, but did not know in advance what would happen and confessed to his involvement << >> http://www.santafenewmexican.com/localnews/Segura-slaying--Co-defendant-in-execution-style-death-warned-to