Admitted in 1966, New York
1967, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
1968, Hawaii and U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii
1972, U.S. Supreme Court
Law School Attended
Columbia Law School
Class of 1966
Johns Hopkins University
Class of 1963
Associations & Memberships
Hawaii State Bar Association; State Bar of California; American Judicature Society; National Legal Aid and Defender Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Hawaii Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; California Attorneys for Criminal Justice.
American Board of Criminal Lawyers; American College of Trial Lawyers.
Center Art Galleries-Hawaii, Inc. v. United States, 875 F.2d 747 (9th Cir. 1989) (unconstitutionally overbroad search warrants); United States v. Samango, 607 F.2d 877 (9th Cir. 1979) (dismissal of indictment for prosecutorial misconduct); In re Extradition of Chapman, 459 F. Supp. 2d 1024 (D. Hawaii 2006) (bail in international extradition case); United States v. Maivia, 728 F. Supp. 1471 (D. Hawaii 1990) (expert testimony regarding spectrographic voice identification); Schutter v. Soong, 76 Hawaii 187, 873 P.2d 66 (1994) (constitutional right to presentence allocution); State v. Clark, 65 Haw. 488, 654 P.2d 355 (1982) (unconstitutional search of body cavity); Huihui v. Shimoda, 64 Haw. 527, 644 P.2d 968 (1982) (unconstitutional bail statute); State v. Pacific Concrete & Rock Co., 57 Haw. 574, 560 P.2d 1309 (1977) (dismissal of indictment for violation of constitutionally required separation of functions between grand jury and prosecution); State v. Santiago, 53 Haw. 254, 492 P.2d 657 (1971) (unconstitutional admission of prior conviction evidence to impeach a testifying defendant's credibility); State v. Grahovac, 52 Haw. 527, 480 P.2d 148 (1971) (unconstitutional vagrancy statute); State v. Mitchell, 195 P.3d 711 (table), 2008 WL 4649426 (Hawaii App. Oct. 17, 2008) (waiver of psychologist-patient privilege issues).
Hobbies & Interests
Bicycling, Photography and Lacrosse.