Levine & Levine Attorneys weigh in on Kavanaugh Blasey Ford Hearings

Randall S. Levine Sarissa Montague Levine & Levine Attorneys weigh in on the Kavanaugh Blasey Ford Hearings KALAMAZOO, MICH. – Sept. 28, 2018 – Following the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on Thursday, Sept 27, regarding allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by Christine Blasey Ford, Kalamazoo-based criminal law attorneys from Levine & […]

Judge Rules to Allow Important Evidence in Mattawan Officer Involved Shooting Charges

Sarissa Montague Judge Rules to Allow Important Evidence in Mattawan Officer Involved Shooting Charges Kalamazoo, Mich. – Aug. 23, 2018: Attorney Sarissa Montague of Kalamazoo-based Levine & Levine, was able to convince a judge that two key items must be presented during the trial of Mattawan, Michigan, police officer Chelsey Omilian. In November 2017, Omilian […]

Anastase Markou Wins Appeal on Operating While Intoxicated Case

Anastase Markou Anastase Markou Wins Appeal on Operating While Intoxicated Case Kalamazoo, Mich. – Aug. 20, 2018: Attorney Anastase Markou of Levine & Levine won an appeal regarding an operating while intoxicated case in Kalamazoo County. In the case, DeHaan vs. the People of the State of Michigan, Judge Gary C. Giguere Jr. ruled on […]

Criminal Sexual Conduct: Cross Examining the Complainant With Mental Health Issues

Randall S. Levine Criminal Sexual Conduct: Cross Examining the Complainant With Mental Health Issues KALAMAZOO, MICH. – August 9, 2018 – Often times complaining witnesses in Criminal Sexual Conduct cases make false accusations due to mental illness.  Mental illness is commonplace in our society. People who suffer from Bipolar Disorder or Borderline Personality Disorder are capable of […]

Anastase Markou Wins Court of Appeals Case on Constitutional Rights Violations

Anastase Markou Anastase Markou Wins Court of Appeals Case on Constitutional Rights Violations The case examines whether Jason Dalton’s interviews with police violated certain constitutional rights Lansing, Mich. – Aug. 1, 2018:  The Michigan Court of Appeals on Tuesday, July 31, ruled that the police violated Jason Dalton’s constitutional rights and none of his statements […]

Criminal Sexual Conduct: It is a Matter of Degree

Randall S. Levine Criminal Sexual Conduct:  It is a Matter of Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct Defense Attorney KALAMAZOO, MICH. – June. 11, 2018 – Many, many years ago the State of Michigan codified the common law crime of rape into a statutory scheme called Criminal Sexual Conduct.  The Criminal Sexual Conduct statute is extremely complex. The […]

Anastase Markou Wins New Trial for Wrongfully Convicted Defendant

Anastase Markou Anastase Markou wins new trial for wrongfully convicted defendant KALAMAZOO, MICH. – June 1, 2018 – The Defendant was convicted by jury of the Reckless Use of a Firearm.  The case was originally tried in the Kalamazoo District Court. The defense asserted at trial that the gun was fired in self-defense.  Substantial evidence was […]

Tase Markou discusses how DNA sites may help solve crimes

Anastase Markou Anastase Markou discusses how DNA sites help solve crimes KALAMAZOO, MICH. – May 1, 2018 – After the “Golden State Killer,” who is accused of homicides and rapes from the 1970’s and 80’s, was arrested last week, details came out about how he was located using a DNA match through an ancestry website.  Levine […]

Defending Sexual Assault Allegations by Children

Randall Levine Rachel Gruetzner Defending Sexual Assault Allegations by Children KALAMAZOO, MICH. – Apr. 24, 2018 – Levine & Levine managing partner and law associate, Randall Levine and Rachel Gruetzner, respectively, examine criminal sexual conduct cases, not just in Kalamazoo, but throughout Michigan, in their article, “Defending Sexual Assault Allegations by Children,” recently published in the […]