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Ninth Circuit Throws Out Tax Protestors Conviction, Orders New Trial

The Ninth Circuit yesterday issued a decision granting a new trial on criminal charges against Lawrence Cohen, whom the opinion describes as an “acolyte” of “well-known recidivist tax protestor Irwin Schiff.” From Howard Bashman: The basis for the ruling is… … Continue reading

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Bribery conviction could indicate hard line on new tax evasion offence – OUT-LAW.com

‘The conviction of a company and the jailing of two former company directors for offences under the UK Bribery Act should serve as a warning to businesses over a new tax evasion corporate offence, according to a tax law expert.’ … Continue reading

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Court Affirms Stalking and Harassment Conviction for Tagged Tweets–In re AJB

This is a stalking and harassment case involving tweets by classmates of the victim. The court recites the facts below: In March 2016, high school students, W.K., B.L., and appellant A.J.B., discussed that M.B., a fellow student who had been … Continue reading

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Conviction Affirmed In Law Office Murder

The Minnesota Supreme Court affirmed the conviction in a case involving the murder of a law firm employee In April 2016, Petersen, a client of Northstar Criminal Defense, went to the law firm’s office and shot and killed the firm’s… … Continue reading

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Bar Discipline For Domestic Violence Conviction

The web page of the Georgia Supreme Court announces its anticipated opinions for next Monday. Among the disciplinary matters slated for release is a case described by the Aiken Standard After former S.C. lawmaker Chris Corley pleaded guilty to a… … Continue reading

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