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The legalization under state law of the marijuana business in Colorado through Amendment 20 (medical marijuana) and Amendment 64 (recreational marijuana) (Amendment 20 and Amendment 64 shall be referred to collectively as the...more
As we have previously reported, despite the growing number of States that have sanctioned the use of marijuana in various forms, the federal government has continued its efforts to crack down on dispensaries....more
Employees in Colorado can still be fired for testing positive for marijuana, an appeals court ruled last week.
Medical use of marijuana has been legal in Colorado since 2000, and the state legalized the drug outright...more
Aaron Sandusky, 42, of Rancho Cucamonga, California is spending the next ten years in a federal prison, after having been convicted of running three marijuana dispensaries. The dispensaries are legal under California state...more
SUMMARY OF THE ARGUMENT in Poker Player's Alliance (PPA) Amicus Curiae Brief:
Poker is an American tradition and a game of skill. Invented in the United States approximately two centuries ago, the game has always been...more
In late February, we covered the state and federal legislative and enforcement responses to the release of hydraulic fracturing waste into a Youngstown, Ohio area tributary by a local oil and gas drilling operator. Shortly...more
Representation by Hemant Goswami to Chandigarh Administration to file an appeal to the Supreme Court of India
The issue in brief:
Asserting that law does not bestow...more
As we have previously reported, despite the growing number of States (18 in total) that have sanctioned the use of marijuana in various forms, the federal government has continued its efforts to crack down on dispensaries....more
On February 22, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated the smuggling and conspiracy convictions of two importers of allegedly tainted cheese products in the case of United States of America v. Yuri...more
INTERPOL is dedicated to providing global cooperation between the law enforcement agencies for all of its member countries. Obviously, the primary goal of an organization such as INTERPOL is enforcement of the laws of its...more
A rural county passed an ordinance to regulate the cultivation of medical marijuana. A group of individuals who are “qualified patients” challenged the constitutionality of the ordinance. The court of appeal held that the...more
Two Democratic congressmen introduced bills yesterday that would drastically reform federal policy on marijuana.
Colorado Rep. Jared Polis introduced The Ending Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2013, which would allow...more
On January 7, 2013, Aaron Sandusky, operator of three medicinal marijuana dispensaries in Southern California, was sentenced to ten years in federal prison for violating federal drug laws. Sandusky’s conviction highlights the...more
A medical marijuana dispensary owner in California was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison this month for drug dealing, even though he wasn’t breaking any state laws.
Aaron Sandusky, 43, operated three G3 Holistics...more
In two recent cases, the EEOC settled with employers who had fired workers because of positive drug tests for prescription drugs. But in states where medical marijuana is legal, can employers fire employees who test positive...more
Marijuana stores in Colorado and Washington won’t be open for at least a year, but new laws legalizing the drug Marijuana pipe on its sidetook full effect in both states this month. Washington’s Initiative 502 kicked in on...more
Order: [Denying New Jersey MTD and MSJ re NCAA, NFL, NBA, et. al. Legal Standing]
"This matter comes before the Court upon Plaintiffs’ “Motion for Summary Judgment and, If Necessary to Preserve the Status Quo, a...more
MEMORANDUM OPINION (Shipp, District Judge) re Plaintiff Legal Standing -- Denying Defendant New Jersey's Motion to Dismiss and Motion for Summary Judgement:
"This matter comes before the Court upon several motions...more
Camilo Hernandez was fifteen years old when he was arrested for allegedly helping Cristian Argeta, an adult shoot into a group of six Afican American teenagers in Compton. Before shooting, Hernandez and Argeta yelled...more
Pacoima police received information that a shoe store there was selling narcotics. The police then put the store under surveillance. On February 2, 2009, police saw Carlos Garcia go into the store and leave with a large white...more
In three separate decisions issued on August 20, 2012, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, applying the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona v. United States, held that key provisions of state immigration laws passed...more
Nov. 15 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the week's most important legal news.
Big changes may be in store for Google. The tech giant was given an ultimatum by FTC Chairman Jonathan Leibowitz to...more
This quarterly bulletin provides an overview of newly applicable legal provisions, recent case law and more generally the recent news in international litigation viewed from France....more
Imagine a disgruntled employee rummaging through your company’s confidential files and covertly stealing trade secrets to use as he builds a competing business. What recourse would you have against the rogue employee?...more
Did the Ninth Circuit “blow it” when it snubbed other courts and held that “exceeding authorized access” under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) means nothing less than “hacking?”...more
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