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Matt Kaiser
Matt Kaiser is a former public defender, an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University and the founding partner of The Kaiser Law Firm in Washington, D.C. He is the author of the Federal Criminal Appeals Blog, which was recognized by the ABA Law Journal as one of the 100 best law-related blogs in the United States for 2011 and 2012.

Matt is a federal criminal defense lawyer - he represents people in government investigations, in criminal appeals, and who have been accused of federal crimes.

Entries by Matt Kaiser

Congress Hates Federal Employees So Much That Employees Who Volunteer for the Government During a Shutdown Can Go to Prison

(1) Comments | Posted September 27, 2013 | 2:12 PM

The federal government is on the verge of shutdown because the Republicans in the House of Representatives refuse to support any spending bill unless Obamacare is defunded.

This will be bad for a lot of people. But it will be uniquely bad for federal employees.

Unless a federal employee...

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The Department of Justice's Marijuana Memo Is a Disappointment for Federalism

(53) Comments | Posted September 19, 2013 | 4:41 PM

Changes in marijuana laws have been moving through the country. From the legalization of medical marijuana in a number of states and the District of Columbia to the outright legalization of small quantities in Colorado and Washington State, it hasn't been such a good time to be a fan of...

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