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Spitzer: Lanny Breuer at DOJ Was a "Disaster"
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Expect More Second Amendment Fights
Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Weekly Brief: New Round of Layoffs Hit Law Firms
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
With Probable Cause and Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Supreme Court Would Rather Keep Things Fluid
How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
Marijuana in the Workplace
Weekly Brief: Rakoff Orders Gupta To Pay Goldman Sachs' Legal Fees
Bill on Bankruptcy: Secret Madoff Agreement May Harm Victims
Stealth Lawyer: Dawn Porter, Filmmaker, 'Gideon's Army'
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
What Not To Do If You Are Involved in a Federal Criminal Investigation
Weekly Brief: Courthouse Violence on the Rise
How Does Immunity Work in a Federal Criminal Case?
What Happens in a Federal Grand Jury?
Overview: A California appellate court recently rejected the compassionate use defense invoked by three California growers claiming to operate a medical marijuana collective serving 1,700 members. ...more
June 19 (Bloomberg Law) -- Eliot Spitzer, former Governor and Attorney General for the State of New York, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the so-called revolving door between the public and private spheres. While...more
On Dealbreaker last week, Bess Levin hilariously reported former baseball player Lenny Dykstra’s release from a California prison after his guilty plea and sentencing for three felony counts – bankruptcy fraud, concealment of...more
The healthcare industry has a long history of innovative compliance policies and strategies. ...more
On June 12, 2013, the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision in Canada v. Guindon (2013 FCA 153)....more
The nightmare of every corporate director is to wake up to find out that the company of the Board he or she sits on is on the front page of the New York Times (NYT) for alleged illegal conduct.
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A state law against making intimidating speech will be receiving First Amendment scrutiny from the Indiana Supreme Court....more
When Nassau County D.A. Kathy Rice posted photographs and names of 104 men arrested for soliciting sex for money, she violated their civil rights, according to Steve Raiser, president of the Criminal Courts Bar Association...more
Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an order awarding three whistleblower awards to tipsters who helped the SEC with its enforcement action against Locust Offshore Management, LLC and its CEO Andrey...more
The banking world is littered with institutions that have paid astronomical fines for their failures around anti-money laundering (AML) legislation....more
Does the Fifth Amendment privilege against compulsory self-incrimination prohibit a prosecutor from using a defendant's pre-custodial silence as evidence of their guilt?
In 1993 the Houston City police department...more
In December 2012, we posted a blog outlining the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench decision in R v. Technologies Inc. 2012 ABQB 549 in a fatal accident case involving the use of a “calf roping” machine at a Stampede party event...more
Last week, INTERPOL issued a press release confirming that it had modified the Red Notice against Sayed Abdel Latif, and that the modification was made at the request of Egypt's National Central Bureau ("NCB") in Cairo. The...more
There's a great diversity of cases where defendants won in the federal circuit's last week....more
Describing the roadside Preliminary Breath Tests (PBT) which are the portable handheld devices which are used for drivers suspected of DUI/OWI drunk driving. Discusses the penalties for refusing. ...more
Italy is a popular destination for tourists and those seeking connection with their Italian roots. (I confess—I married a beautiful and wonderful woman from Sicily, so I am a little biased). ...more
Last week Barry attended and presented on a (large) at the St. Petersburg International Law Forum about corruption....more
In This Article:
Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and...more
That seems like a ridiculous statement, we know. However, a father in Kingsport, Tennessee is accused of doing just that. He is charged with trying to sell his six-year-old daughter to get money to bond his girlfriend out of...more
As previously reported on this Blog here, Derek Williams died in Milwaukee Police Department (“MPD”) custody in July 2011....more
On June 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada announced that it would hear appeals in two matters from Quebec (Imperial Oil v Simon Jacques and Couche-Tard Inc v Simon Jacques) that may determine whether and to what extent wire...more
In This Issue:
- FEDERAL ISSUES
- STATE ISSUES
- FIRM NEWS
- FIRM PUBLICATIONS
- CONSUMER FINANCE
- PRIVACY/DATA SECURITY
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has made it clear that it will continue an aggressive practice of prosecuting foreign banks and bank personnel that have materially aided U.S. taxpayers in hiding money offshore. The most...more
Discusses the latest Supreme Court ruling in Maryland v King which upheld a state law as Constitutional that requires anyone arrested for a violent felony to submit to a DNA swap sample. It was upheld as a reasonable search...more
After years of litigation and twists and turns, Mr. Bourke finally entered jail to serve his one year and one day sentence. ...more
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