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ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Federal felony drug charges for distribution of hydromorphone in the form of Dilaudid pills – 21 USC 841 (Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance) and 21 USC 846 (Conspiracy to Distribute) – with a sentencing guidelines range of 37 to 46 months of incarceration. The United States Attorney argued for 35 months of incarceration. Final judgement resulted in only 27 months of incarceration with recommendation for the RDAP drug program which would result in a 12-month early release (with other sentencing conditions). Related Oxycodone / Oxy pill charges were dropped.
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Client was charged with Federal Wire Fraud (18 USC 1343) and Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering (18 USC 1956), which carried a sentencing guidelines range of 41 to 51 months of incarceration. The United States Attorney argued for 48 months of incarceration. The final judgement resulted in a sentence of only 18 months of incarceration (with other sentencing conditions).
FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: MEDVINLAW opened a new Criminal Defense Law Office at 4000 Legato Road, Suite 1100, Fairfax, Virginia 22033.
This second office is in a very convenient location by I66, Route 50, and West OX Road. It is only a 10 minute drive from the Fairfax County and Fairfax City courthouses, and a 15 minute drive from the Prince William County courthouse. || Read more
Press Release: All Charges Dismissed in Commonwealth v. Court – Facing a Life Sentence for Arson | Fairfax Virginia
MEDVIN LAW PRESS RELEASE February 25, 2011
Facing a life sentence – All Charges Dismissed in Commonwealth v. Court
FAIRFAX, VA: On February 2, 2011, The Honorable Donald P. McDonough, the Chief Judge of the Fairfax County General District Court, presided over the Preliminary Hearing of the government’s evidence against Kevin Court. Mr. Court was accused of arson, along with four other felonies associated with the allegedly intentional fire. Mr. Court was facing a maximum sentence of life in prison.
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Article appearing in TheTruthAboutGuns.com on 11/16/11
Ask Foghorn Asks Marina Medvin: Self Defense and the Defense of Others?
Posted on November 16, 2011 by Nick Leghorn
KYgunner writes: I’ve done a lot of research into self defense situations and making sure that, God forbid, if I ever end up in a situation where SHTF, I have my legal bases covered and know that deadly force was justified (both for me and the court system). What I haven’t been able to find a clear answer to is whether or not deadly force can legally be used to protect someone else (outside of your own family) and what the criteria would have to be met in order for you not to land in jail for protecting someone and using force when you aren’t the main target of the attack. Any insight???
That’s a tricky question. So tricky that I reached out to Marina Medvin, an attorney (and fellow Penn State grad) here in Virginia, for an answer . . .
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