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Marcus Landsberg is President of the Landsberg Law Office. His successful criminal defense practice allows him to represent pro bono cases of interest in the community such as the Honolulu Food Trucks, the Kaka'ako based Greenhouse Innovation Hub, and MauiWatch, an information and city watchdog webpage. Mr. Landsberg is active in Hawaii Social Media on twitter: @landsberglaw facebook: Facebook.com/HawaiiLawyer, and as a Honolulu Criminal Defense Lawyer.
His office is currently the Penthouse level of the Executive Centre.

Entries by Marcus Landsberg

Lying to Legislate

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 10:41 AM

Honolulu City Council's Bill 44 includes for its foundation: "Sitting or lying down on the sidewalk is not the intended or customary use of public sidewalks."

You don't need to be in Hawaii three weeks to know that's not true.

In 1797 Kamehameha the Great said, "May everyone,...

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Hammering Homelessness

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2013 | 8:27 AM

Bully. It's the word we use for people who harass others weaker than them. That's what Tom Brower was this week. Nothing about harassing homeless people is cool, or intelligent, or helpful to the conversation.

And I voted for him.

For those who need a catch-up: This week State Representative...

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Veterans and PTSD

(6) Comments | Posted November 15, 2013 | 8:03 AM

PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Actions are inextricably linked.

We need to de-link them.

PTSD affects our veterans two ways. We all know the main way. Many soldiers who come back from a war zone often feel they cannot sleep more than...

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Tea Party Roadmap to Winning Via Shutdown

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 12:12 PM

Why should the Tea Party cooperate with the rest of Congress, if cooperating means they lose 100% of the achievements they've made?

Don't believe they've achieved? What are their stated goals: Make government smaller. Get government out of their lives. Get government out of the business of governing and into...

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The Tea Party Has Already Won

(145) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 11:34 AM

This is not a negotiation: The Tea Party has already won.

Everything I'm reading and everything I study about this United States government shutdown seems to ignore the basic message that the Tea Party has promoted since before their election. They have maintained a desire for "small government". "That government...

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Advice From a Judge While Waiting For a Jury

(0) Comments | Posted September 25, 2013 | 7:14 AM

"Waiting is really the hardest part," The judge of my first jury trial told me. After a day and a half the Jury had yet to send back a jury communication. Jury communications are like chicken bones to a trial attorney. Juries aren't allowed to suggest in their communications how...

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Hawaii Law in Film Festival Asks Hard Questions About Evil

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2013 | 12:19 AM

Must one mean evil to do evil? Or can evil exist by merely looking the other way?

I had the good fortune to be invited to attend the opening night of the second annual "Let's Film all the Lawyers" Law in Film movie festival, put on by...

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Trial of Federal Agent Still Shaking Up Hawaii

(2) Comments | Posted September 4, 2013 | 5:26 AM

It's been about a week since the Christopher Deedy trial was headline news everyday, and two years since the killing occurred. Hungry, I found myself near the McDonald's on Kuhio and went in to take a look.

It looks totally different from the videotape we've been hearing about since the...

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