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On March 28, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama announced that a federal grand jury had returned a two-count indictment against a used car dealer for violating the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)....more
The Canadian government has announced a number changes to Canada’s Export Control List (ECL), which sets out the goods, services and technology subject to export and technology transfer controls that include permit and...more
Many Attorneys tell their clients the “expungement is a right. In fact, Penal Code § 1203.4 uses the word ‘shall’, meaning the court has no discretion to deny an expungement request if the defendant...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
On October 3, 2012, two companies and 11 individuals of an alleged Russian military procurement network operating in the United States and Russia were indicted in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York....more
A series of indictments, the most recent in August, remind government contractors of the increased scrutiny on the industry and the very real risk of employee fraud and abuse. Government contractors are encouraged to heed the...more
Back in September 2011, Sixing Liu, a Chinese national-U.S. permanent resident, was charged by the U.S. Government for U.S. export control law violations. Liu allegedly took export-controlled technical data on military...more
August 9, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney.
Topics Include: Federal...more
The Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) sentenced Thomas Lubanga Dyilo to a total period of 14 years of imprisonment.
The Chamber also ordered that the time from Mr Lubanga’s surrender to the ICC on...more
Originally published in The United States Law Week, 81 U.S.L.W. 9, 07/03/2012. Copyright 2012 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
Lies about having received military awards may be speech protected by the First...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
The Biblical parable is told about a flock of 100 sheep. One gets lost and the “good shepherd” leaves the remaining 99 and goes in search of the lost one until it is found and returned to the safety of the...more
On November 21, 2011, Canada announced new sanctions against Iran in coordination with authorities in the United States and the United Kingdom. These sanctions, implemented in response to the November 9, 2011 International...more
Audiencia dia 22/11/11 por la tarde - Causa Vto Cuerpo de Ejercito - Bahia Blanca...more
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