In yesterday’s post , I discussed whether an subpoena served via telephone was valid . In reading the rule , something else caught my attention. Is a subpoena served outside the of Tennessee valid ?
Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin of the Southern District of New York ordered disgorgement of $187.7 million in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Wyly et al, and further estimated that the amount will balloon to between $300 million to $400 million after the SEC recalculates pre-judgment interest.
NJ Attorney General John Hoffman recently issued a directive about sentencing guidelines for out-of-state residents charged with illegal handgun possession.
Last week a question was posted on a consumer website that allows lawyers to answer questions posted by people looking for information.
Two weeks ago we posted here about a recent, fairly awful Third Circuit decision, United States v. Erwin, upholding boilerplate waiver-of-appeal clauses to the point of punishing a wayward appellant — who took a sentencing appeal in apparent violation of his waiver agreement — by setting his case down for resentencing and releasing the Government from its obligation to file a downward departure motion for cooperation.
Sex crimes allegations and charges will often arise between students and teachers, students and coaches or other authorities.
DOJ has announced that it will increase efforts to investigate and prosecute criminal actions under the False Claims Act. In a recent address to the False Claims Act plaintiffs’ bar, Leslie R. Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, described the Criminal Division’s recent successes in prosecuting healthcare and government procurement fraud and its renewed efforts to coordinate with DOJ’s Civil Division and the plaintiffs’ bar to pursue larger, high-profile criminal False Claims Act cases.
New Jersey’s New Law Mandates Video Cameras in Police Vehicles: When It Comes to Law Enforcement Encounters, a Video is Worth a Thousand Words
These days, cameras seem to be everywhere. From shameless “selfies” to stealthy surveillance videos, our every move seems to be memorialized in some way, like it or not.
In this post, we focus on whether breath testing—as opposed to blood or urine testing—is (or should be) protected by the Fourth Amendment. Why would there be a difference and what are the implications?