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  • Jury Acquits 29-Year Old Man of Kidnapping & Rape Charges

    An Orleans Parish jury acquitted a 29-year old man of one count each of second-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping last week. The case, filed against Attorney Gregg Carter’s client, involved a woman who reported to police that a man had forced her to have sex with him. A rape kit identified DNA as belonging to the client. Gregg Carter’s client acknowledged that he had sexual relations with ...
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  • Attorney Carter Obtains Not Guilty Verdict in 2014 Murder Case

    With the experienced and skilled legal assistance of our founding attorney, Gregory Q. Carter, a man charged with the second-degree murder in the 2014 slaying of a 35-year-old Domino’s driver was found not guilty by a New Orleans jury in a 10-2 vote this past Thursday (May 17). Additionally, Shane Hughes, 20, was also acquitted in the armed robbery of a woman in her Uptown driveway the previous ...
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  • Attorney Gregory Carter Defends Client Charged with Murder

    Our firm’s criminal defense attorney, Mr. Gregory Carter, recently defended a New Orleans man against accusations of murder. The 22-year-old man faced charges of second-degree murder, second-degree kidnapping, and obstruction of justice as it applied to the death of a 15-year-old female KIPP Believe College Prep student. On August 22, he was found not guilty of nearly all charges, including murder ...
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  • Gregory Carter Successfully Fights Against Rape Allegations in Broadmoor Child Rape Case

    A New Orleans jury recently came to a verdict of not guilty in the trial of Henry, Campbell. Now 22, Campbell was accused of raping a 12-year-old relative while at an overnight stay at a cousin's home on March 5, 2013. He was arrested by police after the girl reported the attack to her school math teacher. He was 18 years old at the time of his arrest. The accuser, who is now 16 years old, ...
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  • Lawsuit Filed Against Orleans Parish DA Office for Creating Fake Subpoenas

    Orleans Parish District Attorney (DA) Leon Cannizzaro and ten members of his office are in hot water after word of the office creating falsified subpoenas reached newsgroups. Now, several people have brought lawsuits against the DA, including some who were jailed after refusing to acknowledge the fake subpoenas. Some claim to have been left in jail without ever being given the chance to talk to or ...
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  • Trial Begins for New Orleans East Wife Accused of Husband's Murder

    On September 27 th , 2016, trial proceedings officially began for Charity “Katie” Nguyen, a New Orleans East woman accused of plotting the 2013 murder of her then-husband Lien Nguyen. According to prosecutors, Lien, who was found by a bystander in a ditch alongside a New Orleans East road with gunshot wounds to the head and chest, uttered the word “wife” in his final moments when asked who had ...
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  • Attorney Carter Obtains Sentencing Diversion for Theft Crime Client

    Former Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office (OPSO) employee, Renee (name changed for privacy reasons), had been accused of stealing $2,500 from the department’s coffers and her future looked uncertain. With the help of Attorney Gregg Carter of The G. Carter Law Firm, LLC, things are looking much better after a sentencing diversion was achieved. The case begins when Renee was accused of stealing $2,500 ...
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  • 7 Defendants Remain Locked Up

    In a previous blog post , we discussed a call for the release of 7 defendants who had not been provided with adequate public defense counsel in an acceptable amount of time. Since then, the District Attorney's office has appealed the decision, and the defendants remained locked up. Gregory Carter represents one of the defendants, New Orleans resident Henry Campbell. Campbell was arrested and ...
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  • Appellate Court Overturns Decision to Discharge 7 Defendants

    An appellate court has overturned New Orleans Criminal District Judge Arthur L. Hunter’s April 8 th decision to halt the prosecutions of seven indigent defendants who spent months in jail without legal representation. According to a three-judge panel from Louisiana 4 th Circuit Court of Appeal, Hunter’s ruling erred by granting the defendants habeas corpus relief without first making factual ...
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  • Bunny Friend Case Moves Toward Trial

    In November of 2015, a mass shooting left 17 people injured at Bunny Friend Park. This month, the case moves closer to trial - a hearing on motions was heard in the Orlenas Criminal District court on Thursday. Attorney Gregory Carter was asked to comment on the case - watch the video here .
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  • NOPD Questions Victim's Story

    Earlier this week, a bicyclist claimed he was robbed and nearly killed by three gunmen on the Lafitte Greenway. Due to inconsistencies in the accuser’s story, New Orleans Police have opened up a more thorough investigation of the event. Attorney Carter is now advising the man. Click here to get the full story.
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  • 2010 Armed Robbery and Murder Suspect Defended from Shaky Prosecution

    In 2010, Thomas Jessie was shot and killed in the French Quarter of New Orleans during what investigators believed to be a failed armed robbery attempt. Due to the early morning hours, very little evidence of the crime could be collected but that did not stop the arrest of Donovan Carter. Now, Donovan Carter’s murder trial is unfolding, some six years later, with Attorney Gregory Carter (no ...
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  • Judge Discharges 7 Defendants After Public Defense is Ruled Inadequate

    New Orleans Judge Arthur Hunter has called for the release of 7 defendants after they had not been providing adequate public defense counsel in an acceptable amount of time. Each of the defendants are indigent, unable to afford a private criminal defense attorney, and have spent months incarcerated without even having a public defense attorney assigned to their case. Judge Hunter has cited Sixth ...
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  • Felony Defendants Petition for Release After Months of Incarceration Without Lawyers

    Seven criminal defendants, including armed robbery suspects, an alleged rapist, and an accused murderer, have requested a New Orleans judge release them from custody since they have been incarcerated for months awaiting representation from public defenders, thereby violating their constitutional rights. Defenders assigned to the defendants from the cash-poor Orleans Public Defenders (OPD) office ...
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  • Woman Indicted for Accessory to Kidnapping and Murder Pleads Innocent

    Suspect Euric Cain has been arrested after shooting a man who was trying to stop him from kidnapping two people. The act was caught on video surveillance footage, and he is also accused of raping his victims. Ms. Washington, who is not shown in any footage or mentioned in any witness testimonies, was arrested alongside Cain. Police claim she was attempting to hide him from authorities. Attorney ...
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