A Moment of Simple Justice - Felony Everything
How the Rise in Undercover Investigations is Changing the Law
A Moment of Simple Justice - A Prosecutor's Duty
Uncovering Factory Farming - The Effects of Ag Gag Laws
A Moment of Simple Justice - Undercover Lover
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
Busy Days For Voting Rights Advocates, Thanks to SCOTUS
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Fighting for Education Rights: Equal Justice for Pregnant and Parenting Students
Combining Arms for Justice-Involved Veterans
A Moment of Simple Justice - Cameras on Cops
A Moment of Simple Justice - Ferguson
A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
SOX Whistleblower Protections Extend to Private Companies: Critical Steps to Take Now
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
In a decision released on Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada has recognized a new principle of fundamental justice: a lawyer’s duty of commitment to the client’s cause.
In Canada (Attorney General) v Federation of...more
Is Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore out of touch with reality? How can a State Supreme Court Judge defy the ruling of a United States District Court? Because he feels he can. Remember Little Rock, Arkansas in 1954 and the...more
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Long before he became Chief, John Roberts quipped that "[o]nly Supreme Court justices and schoolchildren are expected to and do take the entire summer off." Right now, the Justices are in the midst...more
Notwithstanding current news reporting to the contrary, the medical marijuana industry should not rely on the Rohrabacher amendment to preclude enforcement of federal drug laws. Before those in the medical marijuana industry...more
A Texas Federal Appeals Attorney Discusses Texas’s Open Carry Law -
Texas is one of a few states that has an “open carry” law, at least as it relates to long guns or rifles. This means that in some circumstances it may be...more
Supreme Court Leaves Intact Court of Appeal Cases Holding That State Law Preempts Some Local Sex Offender Ordinances -
Local laws regulating where sex offenders may go are likely now invalid following the California...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
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
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
The key takeaway for employers from the Supreme Court's ruling yesterday on Arizona's controversial Senate Bill (SB) 1070 law is that states cannot make criminals out of those in their jurisdiction who work or seek employment...more
Originally published in Law360, New York (June 25, 2012, 8:49 PM ET)
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that several portions of Arizona's controversial immigration law were preempted by federal law will likely stanch the...more
In this action the U.S. Attorney has asserted jurisdiction over a defendant in Rhode Island custody charged with a murder, first via request under the Interstate Agreement on
Detainers (“IAD”), 18 USC App. § 2, and then by...more
Alabama Reciprocal Gun Law Chart is a list of all states that the Alabama Attorney General has entered into a reciprocal agreement with.
REMEMBER--YOU ARE REQUIRED TO KNOW AND FOLLOW THE GUN LAWS OF THE STATE THAT YOU ARE...more
Corporatize Corruption: Its a win win situation for all concerned, our government stands to gain by way of taxes from the government officials which opens up the largest segment for earning tax, the officials stand to gain by...more
Yesterday, the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit cleared the way for the extortion case against Former Rep. Rick Renzi (R-Ariz.) to proceed to trial. In the process, they flatly disagreed with a 2007 Ruling by the Court...more
Last October, we reported on a unanimous ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, holding that prosecutors must obtain a warrant before attaching a GPS device to a criminal suspect’s car.
The court found...more
Carol Anne Bond learned that her best friend was having an affair with her husband, so she spread toxic chemicals on the woman's car and mailbox. Postal inspectors discovered this plot after they caught Bond on film stealing...more
Motion to Dismiss a Criminal Complaint...more
David Chen, a neighbourhood grocer, was arrested by the Toronto Police for numerous criminal after he performed a citizen's arrest on career criminal Anthony Bennett. Now his lawyer Peter Lindsay are potentially going to...more
These two cases involve an Eighth Amendment challenge to juvenile sentences of life without parole. Taking no position on the constitutionality (or wisdom) of this type of sentence, Cato joined the Solidarity Center for Law...more
Case comment published in Volume 32, Issue 2 of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy - Medellin v. Texas, 128 S.Ct. 1346 (2008)...more
Review of the 1999 Model Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision as proposed and circulated by the National Institute of Corrections for adoption by the states; including the nature of interstate compacts and their...more
A liberdade pessoal (ou individual) sempre foi um dos atributos mais importantes do Homem. Toda a formação da Ciência do Direito sempre teve como uma de suas bases a proteção da liberdade...more
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