In one corner, we have Helen Ubinas, a Philadelphia Daily News columnist who can’t believe those “rogue cops” got their jobs back. She wants to know why our top city officials who previously did so much political grandstanding in this case don’t have much to say about it anymore.
In the other corner we have Jimmy Binns, the veteran defense lawyer who not only represented Rocky on the silver screen but also Michael Spicer, one of the rogue cops who beat the rap and got his job back. The same Jimmy Binns who publicly predicted to Judge Eduardo Robreno at a bail hearing last August that his guy would beat all the charges and walk out of federal court a free man.
The opening from attorney James J. Binns in the U.S. v. Michael Spicer trial.
Listen to Jimmy Binns guarantee Mike Spicer’s acquittal at his bail hearing for a Rico Conspiracy indictment.
“Run 20 yds., draw, load a magazine containing 2 rds, charge the Colt .45 firearm, fire 2rds at a 2 inch target from 10 yds out.”
See the full video on Jimmy’s Facebook page.
Jimmy Binns was featured in the Philly Mag story “The Great Gusto of Jimmy Binns”. Read the full feature here.
In Spring 2011, Jimmy Binns was featured on the cover of Harley-Davidson The Motor Officer.