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Who Gets to Define the Crime?

Agencies have to interpret statutes to carry out the work of the administrative state. But in the hands of federal prosecutors, does interpretation amount to defining the crime itself? Herman Gundy believes that is what happened to him. In a … Continue reading

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A Blog Devoted To Strange Tales of Crime @HorribleSanity

If you enjoy odd tales of crime and death, check out the very entertaining blog Strange Company, devoted to the weird and the macabre. Your host is Undine, who also maintains The World of Edgar Allan Poe. Follow her on Twitter … Continue reading

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The statute of limitations set out in Civil Service §75(4) does not control where the charges alleged would, if proved in a court, constitute a crime

The statute of limitations set out in Civil Service §75(4) does not control where the charges alleged would, if proved in a court, constitute a crimeSnowden v Village of Monticello, 2018 NY Slip Op 08226, Appellate Division, Third DepartmentIn July … Continue reading

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Canada Permanent Residents Convicted of a Crime Face Deportation

Canadian Permanent Residents are not entitled to the same rights and privileges as citizens. A recent Canada legal case involving a permanent resident convicted of robbing a bank highlighted that Canada Permanent Residents convicted of a crime face deportation. On appeal, the … Continue reading

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BP and the Crime Victims Act

As previously discussed on this blog, the United States District Court in the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division had scheduled a hearing for October 7, 2008, in the plea agreement that the United States had reached with BP PLC… … Continue reading

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