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ABA policy in action: Louisiana votes to require unanimous juries in felony cases

The bells of freedom are ringing in Louisiana. Yesterday, the citizens of Louisiana voted to end the practice of non-unanimous juries in felony cases. Amendment 2 requires a unanimous verdict of a 12-member jury for felony convictions. Current law allows … Continue reading

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AVENATTI UPDATE: Avenatti Arrested: Suspicion of Felony Domestic Violence, Includes Leaving Jail Vid…

AVENATTI UPDATE: Avenatti Arrested: Suspicion of Felony Domestic Violence, Includes Leaving Jail Video. (Bumped.) Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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Felony Enhancement in Washington DUI Cases

A misdemeanor Washington DUI can be elevated to a felony under some circumstances, including a prior conviction for “[v]ehicular assault while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any drug.”  To elevate a charge, the state must prove the existence … Continue reading

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California Physician Charged in Self-Referral Case With Felony Insurance Fraud and Perjury for Allegedly Referring Workers Comp Patients to a Laboratory and Surgery Center In Which He Allegedly Had Ownership Interest

Referring patients to other business entities that a physician has an ownership interest in can be a violation of the law depending on the type of patient (Medicare, workers' compensation) and it is important to ensure that the rules are … Continue reading

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2nd Circuit Rules Criminal Sale of Marijuana 3rd is not an Aggravated Felony

Hot off the presses:Hylton v. Sessions, 17‐1567‐ag (JULY 20, 2018)Antoine Hylton, a Jamaican national, petitions for review of the order of the Board of Immigration Appeals, which found him ineligible for cancellation of removal because his prior state conviction for … Continue reading

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