John Balazs is an attorney in Sacramento, California, specializing in criminal defense, including appeals, habeas corpus, pardons, expungements, and civil forfeiture actions. After graduating from UCLA Law School in 1989, he clerked for Judge Harry Pregerson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. John was an Assistant Federal Defender in Fresno and Sacramento from 1992-2001. Please email EDCA items of interest to Balazslaw@gmail.com. Follow me on twitter @balazslaw.
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Crisp & Cole Defendant Found Guilty On Most Counts
Yesterday, in the Crisp & Cole mortgage fraud case, a Fresno jury found defendant Julie Farmer guilty of five counts, but acquitted her of one count each of mail fraud, bank fraud, and conspiracy to launder money. TurnTo 23; Bakersfield Californian.