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Criminal Conviction Reversed on Appeal

Today the District of Columbia Court of Appeals issued an opinion reversing the felony threats conviction of a client of Matthew B. Kaplan, The Kaplan Law Firm's Principal Attorney.  The government had argued that our client had threatened another person by asking that person, during the course of an argument, "What if I shoot you?" and "What if I shoot your car?"  The Court of Appeals—D.C.'s highest "state" appellate court—agreed with our argument that these words are not self evidently…