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"Marijuana Legalization and Crime Clearance Rates: Testing Proponent Assertions in Colorado and Washington State"

The title of this post is the title of this interesting Research Article appearing in Police Quarterly. Here is its abstract: The legalization of recreational cannabis in Washington state (I-502) and Colorado (A-64) created a natural experiment with ancillary unknowns. … Continue reading

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6th Circ.: Crime Policy’s Computer Fraud Section Covers Email Scheme Losses

In the second policyholder-favorable federal appellate court decision on the issue in a matter of days, the Sixth Circuit has held that the Computer Fraud provisions of a commercial crime policy cover a company’s losses from an email payment instruction … Continue reading

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What To Expect If You Are Charged With A Crime

What To Expect If You Are Charged With A Crime Although most people never expect to be charged with a crime, there can come a time when that can happen. These types of charges can range form warrants being issued … Continue reading

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Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism Tackles Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections

On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, the Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism held a hearing titled, Protecting Our Elections: Examining Shell Companies and Virtual Currencies as Avenues for Foreign Interference. The hearing emphasized the need for more transparent campaign finance … Continue reading

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After Abandoning Family Separation Policy, President Trump Seeks to Change Narrative — Blame Immigrants for Crime

President Trump speaks about immigration alongside family members affected by crime committed by undocumented immigrants, at the White House Friday. Evan Vucci/AP After a week in which immigration was in the news, NPR reports on the latest Trump administration tack… … Continue reading

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