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Jay Leiderman in the media: The Mexican Mafia in Ventura, California

Ventura County authorities say arrests of Mexican Mafia members are effective in deterring drug trafficking and other crimes here, despite a revolving door that sees them eventually replaced on the street. 29 more words

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Is Medical Marijuana the Answer to Lowering Healthcare Costs?

… But, that could be about to change potentially thanks to, of all things, medical marijuana.


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According to an abstract… 94 more words

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More breaks for corporations in Federal prosecutions?

DOJ’s Latest Alternative to Prosecution (“What will the U.S. Department of Justice come up with next to avoid prosecuting a corporation and its leaders for committing a crime? 66 more words

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Insurance scam nets 20 year sentence

Daily Business Revue

$800 Million Insurance Scam Mastermind Gets 20 Years (“U.S. District Judge Robert Scola (pictured) gave Joel Steinger credit for pleading guilty to avoid a lengthy and costly trial and said Steinger’s multiple medical problems helped him avoid the maximum 50-year sentence sought by prosecutors.”) 18 more words

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Search and seizure of driver upheld

New York Law Journal

‘Very Nervous’ Driver Agreed to Search, Panel Finds (“The consent that a visibly nervous and agitated motorist gave police to search the trunk of his car during a traffic stop was voluntary and legally valid, a divided state appeals court ruled.”) 18 more words

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The remnants of McCarthyism - one man fighting to clear his name

Law.com / National Law Journal

98-Year-Old Fights to Clear McCarthy-Era Felony Stigma (“The 98-year-old retired math teacher who walked into the Manhattan federal courthouse on Monday says she has never forgotten that she is a convicted felon.”) 20 more words

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#Pittsburgh Attorney Sponsors Local 5k Run/Walk for Stepping Stones

Pittsburgh Criminal Defense and Injury Attorney proudly announces a local sponsorship of the Stepping Stones Children’s Center 5k/5 Mile Run Walk Event on Saturday September 20, 2014 at the Boat House – North Park in Allison Park, Pennsylvania. 227 more words

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