John Wesley Hall
John Wesley Hall is an accomplished criminal defense lawyer. His practice has concentrated on criminal cases since 1973, and he has literally tried every type of case from street crime to white collar crime to war crimes for mass murder in violation of the Geneva Convention. He has tried about 350 jury trials and handled over 350 appeals. His name and work appears over 800 times on Lexis in cases and law reviews.
A student of the Fourth Amendment (www.FourthAmendment.com) and law of legal ethics in criminal defense practice and prosecutorial misconduct for over 42 years, he has argued twice in the U.S. Supreme Court (Wilson v. Arkansas (1995) and Lockhart v. Nelson (1988)). He has authored numerous merits and amicus briefs in the Supreme Court for NACDL and others, and he has argued in five federal circuit courts and three other state high courts. He has made approximately 180 CLE presentations in 38 states, Canada, and The Hague.
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