Charns & Donovan in Trial

Closingby David Zimmerman

Closing argument:  "It was seven days before Christmas.  My client didn't want to die."

The State's case: a shell game, a cover up and a railroad.  And a bit of shape-shifting . . .

State v. Carlos Antonio Riley, Jr. (found not guilty of shooting a police officer)(2015)

Carlos Riley Trial Defense Final Closing Arguments part 1

Carlos Riley Trial Defense Final Closing Arguments part 2

1 Shot Fired by Officer

Charns: Forms show Durham police officer shot himself

*Every case is unique and requires careful analysis of the relevant facts and applicable law.