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How to Fight a Felony Charge

Battling a Felony Charge A felony is a very serious criminal charge, and the resulting penalties can be severe. If you are convicted of a felony, you face very serious consequences including large fines, imprisonment, and social stigma that can … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Company Settles Fraud Charge for Misstating Returns to Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Prosper Funding LLC will pay a $3 million penalty for miscalculating and materially overstating annualized net returns to retail and other investors.San Francisco-based Prosper is a marketplace lender that, through its website, … Continue reading

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New Federal Guidelines Proposed for Public Charge Inadmissibility

One of the biggest concerns for people seeking to immigrate to the U.S. is the chance that they will be ruled inadmissible for one reason or another. U.S. authorities might reject your application for an immigration visa because of your … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships Criminal Charge

In the last year, there have been a number of prosecutions under the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (“APPS”). What is the legal standard at play here? The statutory authority is set out at Title 33 of the United… … Continue reading

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Carbon Pricing Matters: Federal Fuel Charge Now in Effect in Four Backstop Provinces

The federal fuel charge came in force on April 1, 2019. Read more detail on Recent Environmental Law posts –

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