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Jose Morales gets life in prison

December 9, 2013
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Jose Morales gets life in prison

This morning, five years after City Paper introduced Jose J. Morales to Baltimore’s broader public,  he was sentenced to life in prison in Federal District Court in Greenbelt for arranging the murder of Robert Long. Long’s mother, Grace Bouvier, attended the hearing, according to this account by the Sun’s Ian Duncan. There was apparently...
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Morales Guilty of Contract Murder

October 9, 2013
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Morales Guilty of Contract Murder

(Updated & corrected, see below) A federal jury in Greenbelt has found Jose J. Morales guilty of arranging a contract murder of Robert Long, a former employee who had agreed to testify against him in state court in 2008. The jury deliberated just a few hours after getting the case yesterday at about 3:30...
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More details coming in Long murder case

September 17, 2013
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More details coming in Long murder case

Federal prosecutors plan to tell a more complete (and truer) story than the state did about the 2008 murder of Robert Long, according to a motion filed in the capital murder case against Jose J. Morales. In a nine-page document titled “Intrinsic Act Evidence to be Used Against Defendant” prosecutors say they plan to...
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Another 262 months for Jose Morales

August 1, 2013
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Another 262 months for Jose Morales

Federal district judge Roger Titus sentenced Jose J. Morales to an additional 262 months behind bars today for trying to smuggle heroin into federal prison while attempting to keep an outside-the-walls pot ring running. The sentence is to run consecutive to the 262 months he received in 2010 on another drug case. “Judge Titus...
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Disbarred lawyer implicated in drug ring, Dead Man, Inc. murder-for-hire

July 23, 2013
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Disbarred lawyer implicated in drug ring, Dead Man, Inc. murder-for-hire

A document filed last week in a federal murder case implicates disbarred defense attorney Stanley Needleman (pictured, left) in a gang-related murder-for-hire scheme, while another document raises questions about how Baltimore City police and prosecutors handled the case. The case involves the murder of Robert Long, a long-time aid to contractor, arsonist, and drug...
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Needleman/Morales Prison Update

January 11, 2012
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According to the sentencing order signed by Judge Roger Titus, former Baltimore lawyer Stanley Needleman is to begin his year and a day prison term, as directed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, no later than 2 p.m. Feb. 27, when he is scheduled to report to either FCI Fairston, (sic—apparently Fairton in Fairton,...
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Attorney Stanley Needleman Sentenced to a Year in Prison

December 15, 2011
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Attorney Stanley Needleman Sentenced to a Year in Prison

Federal District Court Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced former Baltimore defense attorney Stanley H. Needleman to a year in federal prison and fined him $10,000 on Thursday after a nearly three-hour hearing in which lawyers and former judges from Baltimore sang Needleman’s praises. “I always found him completely honest,” retired Baltimore County Circuit Court...
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Feds Raid Drug Lawyer’s Office

April 14, 2011
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Feds Raid Drug Lawyer’s Office

Federal law enforcement officers searched lawyer Stanley H. Needleman’s offices this morning, the Sun‘s Justin Fenton reports. Calls to Needleman’s home and office were not returned immediately. Needleman is a prominent local defense attorney who specializes in drug cases. He defended Jose Morales in a series of theft and intimidation cases,  all of which...
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