Skip to Content Skip to Navigation

Williamson & Young, PC: News

Presentation on Sex Trafficking Cases at Fed. Defender National Seminar May 2016 Denver - June 15, 2016

Kathleen provided training to federal defenders and CJA attorneys on the topic of federal sex trafficking defense, including sections related to selective prosecution of black males, in January and May of 2016. The most current materials as of June 15, 2016 are available at
https://www.fd.org/docs/training-materials/2016/ws2016_05/sex_trafficking.pdf

Good Work by Jon Young: Smith v Schiro case. Ninth Circuit Rules that Smith qualifies under Atkins and 8th Amendment, therefore, he will not be executed - February 4, 2016

Congratulations Jon Young on a big win in the Smith case, with Ninth Circuit finding that Smith was intellectually disabled during his trial and, therefore, under Atkins, is not subject to the death penalty. This was a long, arduous, task for Jon and well done. Click on the link in the blog below to read the opinion.

Smith v Schiro, 96-99025, filed Feb. 4, 2016 - Ninth Circuit (Feb 4, 2016)
go to blog and click link to download the opinion:
http://calapp.blogspot.com/2016/02/smith-v-schiro-9th-cir-feb-4-2016.html

W&Y Supports OWS - October 18, 2011

and guess who was on CBS Sunday Morning when filmed at OWS on Day 18? singing Woody Guthrie tunes:
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/10/09/sunday/main20117793.shtml

Levi Jackson case remanded based on faulty jury instruction. Congratulations to Jon Young for a job well done. - September 1, 2011

a few quotes - October 18, 2009

Here's a few quotes related to the topic of creating cohabitation clauses that I thought worthy of posting:
"When you're finished changing, you're finished." - Benjamin Franklin
"Beware of the person who can't be bothered by details." William Feather

Thanks to Lee Rosenberg, NYSBA article June 2009

David Kravets - WIRED Threat Level on AP v Bloggers - June 17, 2008

David Kravets, author of the excellent blog Threat Level for Wired, reported on the AP v Bloggers conflict and quoted Kathleen's advice to bloggers.
http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2008/06/if-ap-is-right.html

Musician's Business and Legal Guide - February 14, 2007

Kathleen has contributed a chapter in the upcoming 4th Edition of the Musician's Business and Legal Guide (Beverly Hills Bar Association & Jerome Headlands Press 2007). Her chapter is about protecting your copyrights when contracting your services.
go to:
http://www.bhba.org/intus/event3/signup.asp?event_id=2032

RSS feed