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Staying Ahead Of Rampant Cyber-Attacks
Since the advent of the most rudimentary technology, criminal activity has followed. And in more recent times, the internet certainly has been no stranger
United States
29 Aug 2019
Second Circuit Asks How To Address 924(C) Appeals In The Wake Of Davis
The Supreme Court's landmark ruling in United States v. Davis, 588 U.S. ___ (2019), has opened the floodgates to hundreds of petitions seeking to overturn convictions under the residual clause of Section 924(c).
United States
9 Aug 2019
FBI Warns Of Cybercrimes Targeting Seniors
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day took place last week on June 15. This Awareness Day highlights how older populations are vulnerable to various forms of fraud and seeks
United States
9 Jul 2019
Supreme Court Strikes Down Criminal Firearms Statute As Unconstitutionally Vague
An important statute in the prosecution of federal firearms offenses was struck down this week by the Supreme Court in United States v. Davis.
United States
5 Jul 2019
2018 Data Show No Slowdown In Corporate Prosecutions At DOJ
With the change of presidential administrations in January 2017, it was expected that the priorities of the U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
United States
22 Jan 2019
Third Circuit: First Amendment Protects Those Recording Police In Public
Is the recording of police carrying out their official duties in public places protected by the First Amendment?
United States
19 Jul 2017
Busted By A ‘Textalyzer'?
Let's face it — many of us are addicted to our tech gadgets.
United States
5 May 2017
Prank Calls Wreck Restaurants – Criminal Liability And Fire Code Requirements
Last week, a number of restaurants in California's Central Valley received a phone call from someone claiming to be from either a local fire department or a fire alarm company.
United States
8 Aug 2016
Potential Federal Criminalization Of Revenge Porn
A man and woman are in a committed, consensual relationship.
United States
21 Jul 2016
ALERT IMPRISONMENT/JAIL For Labour Law Violation – New Penal Code Sanctions – Unprecedented!
On 27 November 2015, the National Assembly adopted a new Criminal Code No. 100/2015/QH13, which takes effective from 01 July 2016.
3 Jun 2016
Restoration Of America’s Wire Act Reintroduced In Congress
Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT-3) reintroduced the Restoration of America’s Wire Act today in the 114th Congress.
United States
5 Feb 2015
New Jersey State Bar Committee To Review RPC 1.2(D) And Issues Pertaining To Medical Marijuana
The ethical issues raised under RPC 1.2(d) arise from the fact that the sale, distribution, and/or use of marijuana is illegal under federal law, but is lawful pursuant to the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act.
United States
3 Feb 2015
When Does Cybercrime Become Internet Warfare?
Since the beginning of time, unfortunately, some people have been intent on causing harm to others for their own benefit.
United States
12 Sep 2014
UN Homicide Report Shows The World Is Not A Safe Place
Recently, this blog has touched on how warfare between nations in the digital era includes cyberattacks.
17 Apr 2014
Holiday Cyberscammers - Naughty, Not Nice!
It is officially the holiday season. And the Internet makes it so easy and convenient for us to purchase holiday presents
United States
5 Dec 2013
United States
18 Oct 2013
California Criminalizes "Revenge Porn"
In my most recent blog, I reported on the phenomenon of "revenge porn," the unfortunate practice by former lovers, boyfriends, and husbands of posting nude and sexual photos and videos of women with whom they had been intimate.
United States
9 Oct 2013
Supreme Court Permits DNA Sampling Of Persons Arrested, But Not Yet Convicted, In Maryland v. King
A discussion on whether a Maryland statute that allows the state to obtain DNA samples via "cheek swabs" from arrested individuals, as one step in the state’s routine booking and processing procedure, is an invalid warrantless search.
United States
24 Jun 2013
Update on Missouri v. McNeely: Supreme Court Holds Against Warrantless Blood Tests (Usually)
In April, the Supreme Court ruled and in a decision authored by Justice Sotomayor held that usually police must obtain warrants in such situations.
United States
4 Jun 2013
Prosecutorial Misconduct: The Risks Inherent In Criminal Discovery
On Dec. 1, 2011, a California federal judge overturned a conviction in the first Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) case against a corporation to proceed to a jury trial, citing "flagrant" prosecutorial misconduct.
United States
30 Jan 2012
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