STFH’s Jim Donohue Quoted On Front Page of Star-Ledger Regarding Senator Robert Menendez Criminal Case
on May 19, 2015on May 19, 2015
Jim Donohue, Chair of the Firm’s Criminal Defense Practice, was recently featured on the front page of the Star-Ledger in an article discussing the US Attorney’s criminal case against Senator Bob Menendez. The article involved the possibility of defense attorneys seeking a change of venue to move the case to Florida:
Legal experts said Wednesday the move was typical of the gamesmanship played in criminal cases as attorneys try to put their case before a jury most favorable to them.
“It could be that the U.S. Attorney’s Office would not oppose the idea,” said James Donohue, a veteran criminal defense attorney and formed prosecutor. “it’s not going to affect the proofs of the case.” Donohue said a judge would have to consider the location of witnesses likely to testify and where the crime was alleged to have occurred.