Daniel P. Watkins

During a brief press conference Thursday, a lawyer for University of Virginia student Martese Johnson spoke on behalf of the young man, telling reporters that the trauma of his violent arrest will forever be with him. Daniel P. Watkins of the Virginia-based law firm Williams Mullen also said his team intends “to fight the criminal charges […]

Despite initial reports claiming University of Virginia student Martese Johnson was beaten and arrested by state Alcohol Beverage Control agents over a fake ID, his attorney is saying otherwise. Daniel P. Watkins confirmed the honor student was charged with two misdemeanors Wednesday, but said the young man was not accused of having a fake ID, according to […]