Michael E. Weinstein Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Held without bail and facing the death penalty, Eric Frein has suddenly found himself in an unexpected spotlight: at the center of a political campaign.


"My concern is Eric Frein, my concern is the ability to select a fair and impartial jury," said Frein defense attorney Michael Weinstein. "My concern is prejudice to him because the prosecutor called him a murderer."


Attorneys for Eric Frein requested an injunction to prevent Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin from distributing material that refers to Frein because of a new mailer that features his photograph. They also asked to move the case to another county.


DELAWARE TOWNSHIP — The Republican primary for Pike County district attorney is pretty competitive, but a campaign flyer for incumbent Ray Tonkin is really getting a lot of attention.


May 2, 2015 Eric Frein Jury Pool Tainted By DA's 'Graphic' Re-Election Campaign: Lawyer

Michael Weinstein, the attorney defending Frein, said in court documents filed Friday that Pike County District Attorney Raymond Tonkin recently sent out 4,500 "graphic" campaign flyers that will reach roughly half of the potential jury pool.

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The man accused of shooting to death a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounding another asked a judge Friday to order the prosecutor to stop using his name or photo in campaign materials.

Attorneys for Eric Frein requested an injunction to prevent Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin from distributing material that refers to Frein...


Newly elected Gov. Tom Wolf imposed a moratorium on the death penalty in the state Friday, calling the current system of capital punishment "error prone, expensive and anything but infallible."


Alleged Cop Killer Eric Frein's Dramatic New Appearance


ABC's Crime and Terror Analyst Brad Garrett provides insight into what's next for the accused cop killer.


Pike County criminal defense attorney Michael Weinstein says a new approach to fighting drug-related crimes is needed.


Monroe judge appoints two out-of-towners to defend accused Ross Twp. shooter