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Determining if a county is obligated to provide for the defense and indemnification a county officer named as a defendant in a lawsuit against the County

Determining if a county is obligated to provide for the defense and indemnification a county officer named as a defendant in a lawsuit against the County  Dunn v County of Niagara, 2018 NY Slip Op 03271, Appellate Division, Fourth DepartmentDanny … Continue reading

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Prosecution and Defense of Criminal Conspiracy Cases, by Paul Marcus, 2018 Edition

  Complete coverage including complex evidentiary matters, constitutional issues, and practical considerations by Paul Marcus, the Haynes Professor of Law at the Marshall-Wythe School of Law. Professor Marcus is widely regarded as the leading authority on conspiracy law in the … Continue reading

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Criminal Defense Help

Criminal Defense Help Source: Flickr Sometimes we make mistakes. It is not that we deliberately break the law, sometimes it is just unavoidable. Sometimes we do not even know it unless charges are pressed against us. So what’s a poor … Continue reading

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Supreme Court upholds gun regulation, but may leave open an impossibility defense to noncompliance

On the same day as the latest American mass shooting, the California Supreme Court in National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. v. State of California today upholds a state statute that requires certain pistols to have “a microscopic array of characters … Continue reading

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No Refund For You! Voluntary Payment Defense Precludes Class Certification in Florida Red Light Camera Case

Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal (“Fifth DCA”) upheld a denial of certification in a putative class action seeking refunds of fines paid under a red light camera ordinance, ruling that the application of the voluntary payment defense precluded findings … Continue reading

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