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Peter Johnson speaks to the Bay Area News Group about fees, forfeiture and fines in federal prosecutions.  Elizabeth Holmes’ financial jeopardy: Will court cases leave Theranos founder ruined? Article here.(subscription required)

Peter Johnson speaks to the Los Angeles Times about the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers brawl and prosecutorial discretion to charge players with assault. For Myles Garrett and Mason Rudolph, where does football end and the law begin?Article here. (subscription required)

Peter Johnson speaks to KQED about defenses in the federal prosecution of billionaire Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes involving an alleged multi-million-dollar scheme to defraud investors, doctors and patients.  Elizabeth Holmes Theranos Trial to Start in July ... of Next Year. The Story So Far. Article here. (subscription required)

Peter Johnson speaks to the Los Angeles Times about the sex abuse charges and arrest of La Luz del Mundo church leaders and $50 million bail of Naason Joaquin Garcia. Sex abuse charges against La Luz del Mundo leader are the ‘tip of the iceberg,’ prosecutors say. Article here. 

Peter Johnson speaks to Victorville Daily Press about the prosecutor’s burden of proof when charging a mother with the murder of her missing son, without a body. Contreras sisters’ hearing delayed as search continues. Article here. (subscription required)

Peter Johnson speaks to the Hollywood Reporter about the consequences of overzealous police work and the New York prosecution of Harvey Weinstein. Harvey Weinstein and How an Overzealous NYPD Detective Could Undermine the Entire Case, Article here. 

Peter Johnson speaks with the New York Times about the arrest and prosecution of Attorney Michael Avannati. Michael Avenatti’s Biggest Case Yet: His Own. Article here. (subscription required)

Peter Johnson speaks with Santa Monica Daily Press about balancing the rights of the accused, even when the alleged conduct is anti-social behavior. Following, prowling, stalking: antisocial behavior isn’t always criminal​ Article here. (subscription required)

Peter Johnson speaks with Vanity Fair Magazine about preserving the integrity of the criminal justice system in high-profile cases. Is the Harvey Weinstein Criminal Case in Trouble? Article here. (subscription required)

Peter Johnson speaks to the Sunday Times of London about the charges against Harvey Weinstein. Case against Harvey Weinstein in danger of falling apart as one charge dropped​. Article here. (subscription required)

Peter Johnson speaks with Mel Magazine on Judge Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination hearing and the mistaken identity defenses. The Awfully Familiar History Of Doppelgänger Crimes. Article here.(subscription required)

Peter Johnson speaks with the Los Angeles Time on prosecution, plea and potential sentence of Suge Knight. Suge Knight's image as thug and feared enforcer crumbled in court. Article here.  (subscription required)

Peter Johnson Speaks with the Desert Sun on the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s Cheating Scandal. Riverside County sheriff's cheating scandal threatens prosecution, challenges investigator's credibility. Article here. (subscription required)

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