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David M. Michael

Attorney for the Raich Case Legal Team

US Supreme Court Case

No. 03-1454: Gonzales v. Raich 2004-05

     David M. Michael

David M. Michael is a practicing criminal defense lawyer in San Francisco, CA., formerly a partner with Serra, Lichter, Daar, Bustamante, Michael, Gilg & Greenberger.  He specializes in medical cannabis cases as well as state and federal forfeiture litigation.

David specializes in medical cannabis cases as well as state and federal forfeiture litigation.  He successfully litigated the double jeopardy issue in federal forfeiture cases in a number of federal circuits and, ultimately, was counsel before the United States Supreme Court on that same issue in United States v. $405,089.23 U.S. Currency et al

He has appeared on numerous talk shows and national news discussions on that subject.  For a number of years, he has represented numerous defendants in federal medical cannabis prosecutions, including BE Smith and Todd McCormick, as well as appearing before the appellate courts on the constitutional and statutory issues raised.  He is presently general counsel in Raich v. Ashcroft/Gonzales.

David Michael has also represented other clients in various high-publicity cases, including Charles Harrelson, the father of actor Woody Harrelson. Charles Harrelson had been convicted some 20 years ago for the killing of a federal district court judge and was seeking a new trial and a reversal of his conviction.

David Michael is also a long-standing member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and has lectured for both those organizations. <Read more...>



All Our Supporters up at the Crack of Dawn waiting to watch the Raich Case in the US Supreme Court, November 29, 2004.

Angel McClary Raich after the United States Supreme Court Hears her case No. 03-1454: Gonzales v. Raich 2004-05.  Angel just spoke to a large crowd of media reporters and she’s now on her way to another press conference put on by Angel Wings Patient OutReach, Inc.  November 24, 2004

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Has your property and/or assets been seized in a federal forfeiture case, commerces clause case, federal raid, federal arrest or any other type of issue where the Gonzales v. Raich case is being used? 

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October 5, 2013,

I, Angel McClary Raich, did try to stop ObamaCare & ObamaCare's Legal Ramifications - We Citizens Now Face with the Governmental Shutdown!  A little bit of sugar makes the medicine go down!!   <Read More>