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August 3, 2016

Philippines: Client Declared Innocent. Freed.

On August 2, 2016, David House Agency’s pro-bono client, Scott McMahon, was acquitted of false rape charges after spending more than 5 years in a Filipino prison. We believe Mr. McMahon holds the record for the longest-pre-trial detention of an […]

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January 22, 2016

Iran releases our former client, Amir Hekmati

We are please to announce that Iran finally released our former client, Amir Hekmati, after more than four years in prison. The David House Agency was hired by the Hekmati family to help manage the first phase of Amir defense and worked […]

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July 14, 2015

New York Magazine: Cross-Cultural Prejudice and Bad Science Affect Huang Case

  “Do You Know How Your Daughter Died?” When Gloria Huang was declared dead in a Qatar emergency room, her parents had no time to grieve before they were caught up in a legal nightmare.   New York Magazine By: Robert Kolker   Gloria loved singing and dancing. She […]

  • U.S. Ambassador to Qatar Dana Shell Smith escorting the Huangs and their adviser Eric Volz to the airplane in December after their acquittal. Photo: Daniel Chin

March 28, 2015

New York Times profiles David House Agency

Turning a Wrongful Imprisonment Into Advocacy The Saturday Profile By RICK GLADSTONE ACCUSED of murder, railroaded through the Nicaraguan courts and wrongly convicted, Eric Volz can be forgiven for not having immediately recognized that his ordeal would become the foundation […]

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March 27, 2015

New Non-profit Resource for Americans in Trouble Abroad

The David House Agency is proud to announce the David House Foundation, the first of its kind, nonprofit non-partisan think tank based in Los Angeles, offers research and analysis to families, reporters and others affected by the drastic rise of politically […]

  • David House Foundation

March 16, 2015

New group ‘CrowdDefend’ raising money for Scott McMahon legal fund

David House Agency client (pro-bono) Scott McMahon’s mother launched a 30-day campaign with CrowdDefend – a new innovative crowdfunding platform that helps raise money exclusively for legal cases of injustice. Most people never consider the extraordinary, life-changing, and daunting challenges families are […]

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December 10, 2014

Freed Clients joined by Eric Volz on CNN Don Lemon

David House Agency clients, Matt and Grace Huang, and our managing director, Eric Volz, were guest on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon. They discussed the two years they spent wrongfully detained in the Middle Eastern country of Qatari and the […]

December 8, 2014

“The U.S. government could have done a lot more”

CBS Exclusive: Matt & Grace Huang Freed, Reunited with Sons Matt and Grace Huang have returned to the U.S. after a nearly two-year legal battle to win their freedom from wrongful imprisonment in the Middle Eastern country of Qatar. The […]

  • CBS Interviews Matt & Grace Huang

December 2, 2014

Wall Street Journal: Qatar to Allow Americans to Return Home

    Qatar to Allow Americans to Return Home Decision to Lift Travel Ban Ends Two-Year Tussle Between U.S. and Qatar   The Wall Street Journal By FELICIA SCHWARTZ Updated Dec. 2, 2014 7:05 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—An American couple in […]

  • American couple Grace, right, and Matthew Huang arrive at the Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday, Nov. 30. ASSOCIATED PRESS