Ex-Boy Scout Trial Exposes Group’s “Pervert” Cover Up
Last week was an active week in the federal appeals courts.
Perhaps most interesting - especially to those who are concerned about the state of our federal public defenders - is the Second Circuit's opinion in United...more
Teenagers with their own cellular phones have a big responsibility. Toss in the unfortunate trend of sexting — transmitting risqué or explicit photos with a cell phone camera — and the stakes can get very high, very fast....more
All teenagers make mistakes, but Florida’s Phillip Alpert will be paying for his youthful misstep for the rest of his life. Just after turning 18, Alpert sent out a naked photo of his 16-year-old girlfriend in a moment of...more
Federal resources are limited. As much as we think the feds are omnipotent and have surplus manpower, they have limits. So, we see shifts in the types of crimes that land in federal court....more
The vast increase in the use of wireless data networks has led to new legal issues regarding network users’ right to privacy. A recent opinion issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon indicates that, under...more
It's a good week in the federal circuits for folks accused of a crime.
Instead of the all-too-common diet of sentencing remands, there are some nice wins on our rights against unreasonable searches and seizures and...more
Lawyers.com producer John McCarthy provides a video report of the Kerry Lewis lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America and how the case is not unique, as pedophiles targeted BSA to have access to young victims....more
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