Yesterday, we addressed trends in the California Supreme Court’s special concurrences in civil cases between 2000 and 2015. Today, we turn to the Court’s special concurrences in criminal cases for the same years.
In the past week, Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott have joined the list of countless black men who have lost their lives at the hands of U.S. police officers. And the discrepancy in how the two shootings were treated show exactly why Black Lives Matters continues to take a stand against the police.
No, you have not accidentally stumbled upon the Georgia Criminal Law Blog, and I am not going to change my practice area just yet (though on the slow days I often think about it).
International Comity and Deference: A Foreign Government with Final Say When Interpreting Its Own Laws
On Tuesday, the Second Circuit in In Re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation vacated a $147 million award against two Chinese companies for engaging in anti-competitive behavior.
Here we go. Faithful Fair Housing Defense blog readers may recall that I reported on new guidance from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) back in April 2016 noting that what they believe as strict criminal history screening on housing applicants by management may have a “disparate impact” on certain protected classes (in this case African American and Hispanics) as individuals from those two classes are in jail at a higher percentage than one would otherwise expect based on their percentage of the U.S. population.
The Metro Nashville Davidson County City Council passed a law to decriminalize marijuana on final reading. Now , several questions will have to be answered.
I recently had an opportunity to speak to the Lancaster Area Paralegal Association at its Second Annual Civil Conference regarding practical tips for using of social media evidence in court.
A 37-year veteran of the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office and staunch proponent of aggressive DWI laws may have been guilty of breaking Minnesota’s DWI laws without even realizing it.
Recently, the bail bond system has been in the news due to the perceived inequality of the bail bond system.
New York Proposes Cybersecurity Regulation Aiming to Protect Financial Services Companies from Criminal Enterprises
The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has set forth a proposed cybersecurity regulation for financial service companies.