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Plea Bargaining with Juveniles

Erika N. Fountain & Jennifer L. Woolard, How Defense Attorneys Consult With Juvenile Clients About Plea Bargains, 24 Psych. Pub. Pol’y & L. 192 (2017). Suja A. Thomas Criminal cases—or for that matter civil ones—don’t go to trial any longer. … Continue reading

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Guilty Plea in HIPAA Criminal Case

  A former patient information coordinator of a health care system pleaded guilty to a count of unlawfully disclosing patient information: “Specifically, on Aug 11, 2017, Kalina unlawfully disclosed personal gynecological health information related to two such patients, with the … Continue reading

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Appeals Court in Dallas Affirms Trial Court’s Denial of City’s Plea to Jurisdiction in Discrimination Lawsuit

One of the most common issues in a Dallas employment discrimination lawsuit is whether the reasons for the defendant employer’s adverse employment action (such as termination, demotion, or failure to promote) were legitimate or pretextual. In deciding whether the employer … Continue reading

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How to Read Michael Cohen's Latest Plea and Its Revelations About the Trump Organization

President Trump could be forgiven if he feels like the walls are closing in on him. In just the past few days, Robert Mueller’s office apparently has been gearing up for action against Trump associates Jerome Corsi and Roger Stone. … Continue reading

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Some interesting portions of the Manafort plea agreement

Here is the entire agreement. Some interesting parts:1. The Government believes that the sentencing guidelines yield a sentence of 210-262 months, even after acceptance of responsibility. That means that if Manafort had gone to trial and lost, the prosecution would … Continue reading

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