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About Robert G. Stahl, Esq.

Robert Stahl Esq. is the managing Partner at Stahl Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Criminal Trial Attorney, and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer for White Collar Criminal Defense every year since 2006; The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers for Criminal Defense; AV Rating Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Stahl represents individuals and corporations in federal and state criminal matters, with a focus on white collar crime and serious federal and state charges. I personally handle all major cases in court and in meetings with agents and prosecutors. In addition to taking cases at the investigative or trial stage, he represents individuals in their post-convictions motions and criminal appeals. He also handles corporate internal investigations.

WhatsApp End to End Encryption Is Not Always Secure

ProPublica recently reported that Facebook hired 1000 workers around the world to review WhatsApp messages that are flagged as “inappropriate.” WhatsApp markets itself as a private messaging platform that secures those messages with end-to-end encryption that only the participants can view. Billions of people around the world use WhatsApp and other such “secure” messaging services to exchange private, sensitive business or personal messages.

By |2021-09-09T12:49:49-04:00September 9th, 2021|Criminal Discovery, Criminal Investigation, Privacy|Comments Off on WhatsApp End to End Encryption Is Not Always Secure

Robert G. Stahl, Esq. Criminal Defense Lawyer Named to the 2022 Best Lawyers in America List

Stahl Criminal Defense Lawyers has once again been recognized by US News and World Report as one of New Jersey's best White Collar Criminal Defense Firm in its 2021 edition. Stahl Criminal Defense Lawyers is once again included in the 2021 Best Lawyers in America list. He has been included on the Best Lawyers® in America list for nine years, since the list was published in 2012.

By |2021-08-20T13:29:11-04:00August 19th, 2021|Criminal Defense Law Firm News|0 Comments

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Upends Bill Cosby’s Conviction

In an internationally watched case, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned Bill Cosby’s conviction finding that he had been improperly prosecuted after relying on what he believed was a promise of immunity from then District Attorney Bruce Castor which caused Cosby to testify in a civil case brought by one of his victims and make various [...]

By |2021-07-06T10:21:53-04:00July 6th, 2021|Convictions, Fifth Amendment|Comments Off on Pennsylvania Supreme Court Upends Bill Cosby’s Conviction

U.S. Supreme Court Narrows the Scope of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

In its June 3rd decision, the Supreme Court greatly narrowed the scope of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). The CFAA, the main federal anti-hacking law, prohibits outside actors from illegally accessing – breaking into – government or private computer networks. In addition, it is routinely used to charge authorized users of a [...]

By |2021-06-29T23:06:19-04:00June 29th, 2021|Internet Crimes|Comments Off on U.S. Supreme Court Narrows the Scope of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Two Stahl Criminal Defense Lawyers Named to 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers® List

We are proud to announce two of Stahl Criminal Defense attorneys have been selected for the 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers® list. Robert G. Stahl for White Collar Crime Andrew Olesnycky for Criminal Defense Robert Stahl’s 2021 selection marks his 15-year anniversary as a Super Lawyers® honoree, as he has been listed in every edition [...]

President Biden Is Phasing Out Private Prisons for Federal Inmates

President Biden just signed an Executive Order to phase out the federal government’s use of private prisons. For-profit, private prison systems have been found to provide less humane and less safe environments overall, in an effort to increase profits. While signing the Order, the President stated that “[t]his is the first step to stop corporations from profiting off incarceration, that is less humane and less safe, as studies show . . . [a]nd this is just the beginning of my administration’s plan to address systematic problems in our criminal justice system.”

By |2021-05-25T17:48:57-04:00January 27th, 2021|Federal Courts, Prison|0 Comments

New Jersey’s Use of Force Policy to Change for the Better

Gurbir Grewal, the New Jersey State Attorney General, recently announced a new policy that will affect the State’s more than 38,000 police officers beginning on December 31, 2021. The change comes after two years of study into racial disparities and other issues involving the use of force in New Jersey. The new rules, which will limit the use of force, ban using police dogs on suspects who are simply resisting arrest and require departments to review every incident where force was used, are focused on protecting the “sanctity of human life.”

By |2021-05-25T17:49:18-04:00January 18th, 2021|Police|0 Comments
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