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T. Evan Eosten Fisher, Esq.

Attorney Editor

T. Evan Eosten Fisher, Esq., Attorney Editor

Evan Fisher contributes to FindLaw primarily by verifying the legal accuracy of articles. Evan is an attorney licensed in three states with significant experience as both a municipal attorney and as a criminal prosecutor in both Maine and Texas. He leverages this experience as a prosecutor to ensure that FindLaw continues to provide accurate and timely information about criminal law.

Evan has researched and authored successful briefs to the highest courts in multiple states. Additionally, he is experienced in business transactions, real estate, land use, commercial contracts, immigration, and human rights. He holds a J.D. from the University of Minnesota School of Law and an LL.M. from Université Jean Moulin Law School in Lyon, France. When not immersing himself in the latest legal news, he is usually outdoors, where he enjoys hiking, skiing, running, sailing, and enjoying the natural beauty of Maine and New England with his family.

Latest Articles

  • Is it Cruel and Unusual to Deny Felons the Right to Vote?

    In Mississippi, convicted felons face not only fines and prison time, but they also lose their right to vote. A group of convicted felons challenged this law in federal court, arguing that it violated their Eighth Amendment right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment. A divided panel…

  • Death Penalty Sought for Buffalo Mass Shooter

    In 2022, Payton S. Gendron entered a Buffalo supermarket armed with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and opened fire, gunning down thirteen Black victims and killing ten of them. Although he attempted to broadcast a live stream of the killings on Twitch, the streaming service shut down his stream within…

  • Justice Department Sues Texas to Stop the State's New Immigration Law

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has sued Texas in federal court to block the implementation of a new state law, known as SB4, which purports to give officers of the state the power to arrest, prosecute, punish, and deport people who unlawfully cross the…

  • SCOTUS Allows Idaho to Enforce Abortion Ban - For Now

    New restrictions on abortion have sparked legal challenges across the U.S. since the Supreme Court overturned the precedent of Roe v. Wade in 2022's ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health. In Idaho, the dispute over whether the state government can enforce its near-total ban on abortions has brought the subject of…

  • Could an NFL Owner Face Criminal Charges for Throwing a Drink?

    Last week at Everbank Stadium in Jacksonville, while the hometown Jaguars were trouncing the visiting Carolina Panthers, an unhappy Panthers fan was filmed throwing a drink at fans of the home team. The incident is noteworthy because the drink-tosser was none other than David Tepper, the owner of the…

  • Unhappy F1 Fans Race to Court after Las Vegas Grand Prix Debacle

    “We have all been to events, like concerts…that have been canceled because of factors like weather or technical issues. It happens, and we hope that people will understand." — Statement from Stefano Domenicali, Formula One CEO Not everyone is as understanding as Domenicali would like, so it seems. Racing…

  • Robot "Lawyer" Defeats Illinois Law Firm in Federal Court

    DNP advertises itself as “the world's first robot lawyer" and sells subscription-based legal help through its website. A small law firm in Illinois, MillerKing, took several issues with DNP's service and sued. The lawsuit, which alleged false advertising, unauthorized practice of law, and deceptive trade practices, was dismissed by…

  • Supreme Court Considers Challenge to Law Prohibiting Guns for People Under Restraining Orders

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that pits protections for victims of domestic abuse against rights ensured by the Second Amendment. The case, U.S. v. Rahimi, has been closely watched by gun rights activists, who have seen the Supreme…

  • Elijah McClain: Trials End with Mixed Results for Colorado Police Officers Charged in Black Man's Death

    On Nov. 6, Nathan Woodyard, another police officer accused of criminal behavior in connection with the 2019 death of Elijah McClain, was found not guilty of all charges arising from his involvement in the tragic incident. The killing of McClain, an unarmed Black man, gained national…

  • Georgia Supreme Court Upholds Abortion Ban

    Last month, the Georgia Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the state's six-week abortion ban, a ruling that preserves the status quo in the state. There is effectively no legal access to the procedure. The ruling did not come as a surprise to those who have followed the legal battle…

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