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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?
Ex-Boy Scout Trial Exposes Group’s “Pervert” Cover Up
Do You Need A Lawyer for a Federal Grand Jury Subpoena?
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Friday, March 15, 2013
by Steven J. Getman, Esq.
Attorney Steven Getman reports on some of the stories about courts, the law and lawyers in the news this past...more
A law passed by the Ohio Legislature in November 2011 allows a spouse, relative or guardian to request that a loved one be forced to undergo treatment for his or her addiction. Senate Bill 117, also known as Casey’s Law, went...more
Getting a phone call from an agent of Child Protective Services (CPS) or Administration for Children’s Services is frightening. An indictment can result in the loss of your child or the implementation of a service plan that...more
In October, authorities removed an 8-year-old boy from his home in Cleveland and placed him in foster care because county officials said the mother was not doing enough to control the child’s weight. At the time the boy was...more
The UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) has published its Annual Report for 2010/11, outlining its performance against the priorities set out in its 2010/11 Business Plan and its statutory objectives. The Report highlights,...more
Immigration Detainer - ICE may issue a document commonly referred to as a “detainer” to a local jail or correctional facility when it is seeking custody of an individual in that facility for purposes of instituting removal...more
One of ICE's central responsibilities is to enforce the nation's civil immigration laws in coordination with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). ICE, however, has...more
Today marks the start of the claim against Sacramento County Child Protective Services filed by John Demas of our firm on behalf Kyle Doe. Prior to today’s press conference announcing the filing of claim, Kyle drew national...more
The California Supreme Court has released its annual report describing the operations of the Court from 2009 to 2010. The Court issued 105 opinions in this period, 42 of which were in civil cases. However, this does not...more
This is the Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment in a case challenging the imposition of a "range test" where both statute and regulation state no such testing is required....more
Family Law Appeal for child support arrearages where the "children" were over 50 years old!...more
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