Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Description: In August 2010 Sara Watson, represented V.W. at a jury trial on one count of Harassment in Municipal Court. V.W. was accused of threatening to kill his landlord. The defense argued that in light of the threat made, the alleged victim's reaction was not consistent with a victim being in reasonable fear that the threat would be carried out. After the prosecution rested its case the defense moved for a dismissal arguing that the prosecution had failed to establish a prima facie case. the judge agreed and the case was Dismissed.