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IN QUARANTINE AND OUT OF CUSTODY: The Effect of the Coronavirus on Release Conditions
Post On Apr. 17, 2020
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COVID-19 has drastically impacted the daily life of people around the world. For many, COVID-19 poses a massive risk to their health and safety. For those in custody, COVID-19 may be considered a change in circumstances that warrants their release back into society. CORONAVIRUS AND THE JAIL SYSTEM...

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The COVID-19 emergency is having a profound impact on the criminal justice system

Certain crimes are not being prosecuted like before. Out-of-custody trials are being postponed. Defendants are being released from jail. We anticipate the effects of this emergency will be long-lasting. Our law firm was banned from working at our offices as a result of the Governor's emergency...

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Immediate Temporary Suspension -- Do Not Sign An Agreement With Out Counsel

Doctors beware. Government prosecutors are fighting the opiate epidemic on many fronts. Now more than ever local police in coordination with DEA and Commonwealth Attorney General drug enforcement investigators are investigating doctors for simply writing unreasonable amounts of scheduled narcotics...

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Dr. Marijuana Loses His Medical License

The Philadelphia Inquirer announces New Jersey Medical Board suspends the medical license of Anthony Anzalone, M.D. -- Dr. Marijuana. This is the region's first medical license suspension case involving a physician violating newly enacted medical marijuana regulations. I Predicted This Type of...

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Top 6 Areas of Possible Relief for Clients Facing Reentry Charges After Deportation
Post On Jan. 10, 2016
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Persons charged with reentry following a deportation or removal often assume that they will simply be deported again and that there is no use fighting their deportation. However, relief may be available in a surprising number of cases, and I am listing six key areas of possible relief below. Did...

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Five Ways to Beat a DWI Charge
Post On Dec. 29, 2015
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In North Carolina it is a crime to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Whether your case is classified as a felony or misdemeanor depends on factors such as the blood alcohol level and past driving record. This guide delves into several ways to defend against a DWI. #1: Failure to...

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Overview of UCMJ Article 32 procedures in a military court martial
Post On Oct. 03, 2015
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UCMJ Article 32 procedures in a military court martial are designed to give the accused due process rights, similar to a civilian grand jury or preliminary hearing. Overview Under the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, a person has an express right to a Grand Jury indictment before they can...

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Oklahoma DUI Basics
Post On Oct. 05, 2014

The Basics of DUI Defense in Oklahoma ... What to expect, and what can be done about it. First, Stop and Do This Now! First, if you or someone you know has been arrested in Oklahoma for DUI or APC, you only have fifteen days from the date of arrest to request an administrative hearing from the...

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Top Ten Reasons for Getting Your North Carolina Criminal Conviction Expunged
Post On Jul. 25, 2014
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Reasons why you need an Expungement of your old North Carolina Convictions 1. Employment & Professional Licensure Employment is probably the most significant area affected by a criminal conviction. Employers often perform criminal background checks on potential employees and are more likely to...

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7 Common Myths: Military Sexual Assaults (Article 120 UCMJ)
Post On Aug. 02, 2013
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Military Sexual Assaults are a hot issue in Congress and with senior commanders. Not surprisingly, a lot of bad information has infected military culture. If you are a military member, you owe it to yourself to know the facts. 1. If some one says they are raped or sexually assaulted, they are...

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Negligent Homicide and Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Peoria, AZ
Post On Jul. 16, 2013
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In October 2010, an 18-year-old Peoria high school student was walking home from his job when a car jumped a curb near 83rd Avenue and Thunderbird, hitting and killing him. The driver of the car, then 23-year-old Laura Flanders, sped away after fatally running over the teenager , but police were...

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Dangers in Using Unauthorized Representatives (Notarios) When Preparing Immigration Documents
Post On Jul. 31, 2011
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Definition of Authorized Legal Representative An authorized legal representative is a person who is permitted by law to provide legal assistance to concerning immigration law and procedure. Attorneys licensed in the United States can provide immigration advice so long as they are permitted to...

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