Los Angeles Superior Court, LAX Courthouse - Robbery Acquittal
Client was facing multiple counts of robbery with a firearm at a fast food restaurant. A witness observed our client at the drive through window before the incident, his license plate was taken down, and police detectives placed his photograph in a lineup.
Our client was positively identified as the suspect restaurant employeess and faced 17 years in prison. We employed an eyewitness identification expert at trial were able to show the jury the suggestiveness of the photographic lineup, the suggestiveness procedures used by police, the discrepancies suspect description, and lack of evidence against the client. After a five-day jury trial, our client was acquitted of all charges.