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N.O. killer eludes death row, gets life

Please say life, that sweet, sweet life
New Orleans jurors decided Thursday that a man they convicted of murder doesn't deserve to die, and they added an unusual footnote by expressing their hope that he may someday get parole..

8th Ward murder suspect acquitted

Former cop recants first trials testimony
A New Orleans man pegged by police as a notorious killer suspected in several gang-style slayings was acquitted of first-degree murder Wednesday after one of the state's key witnesses recanted his identification of the defendant..

Mid-City murder trial to start

Confession is in, insanity is out
It's been 16 months since police discovered the Mid-City massacre at 4026 Baudin St., where four people, including a mother and her 9-year-old son, lay dead for days, the child's homework untouched on the living room floor..

Orleans Parish jury acquits alleged 3-N-G gangster...

Witness recants earlier statement
Pegging Kentrell Hickerson as the guy who pumped seven bullets into Alvin Wilson's head seemed like a good idea to Mark Brooks, at the time..

shortly about me

Jeffrey was born in Springfield, MA and came to Tulane University in New Orleans in 1971 on a tennis scholarship.

He attended Cumberland Law School from 1977-1980. He has been practicing law since October 1980 specializing in Criminal Defense. He worked for the Orleans Indigent Defender Program from 1981-2006 (part-time) and the Capital Defense Project of Southeast Louisiana from 2006-2014.

He lives in New Orleans with his wife, Birgitt, and they have three children—Melina, Zachary and Gavriella.

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