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23 Feb 2017, 7:15 pm by Brian D. Lerner
  The memo seems to now prioritize removability actions against those persons with crimes and fraud The new priorities (which may be able to be fought in Court) are 1. those convicted of ANY criminal offense, 2. charged but not convicted, 3. committed acts which constitute a criminal offense, but no arrest or conviction, 4. committed fraud against the government, 5) abused any program to receive public benefits, 6) subject to final order of removal or 7) are deemed by an… [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 5:18 pm by Alexandra Farone
[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit [official website] on Thursday ruled [order, PDF] that Texas can enforce a 2015 state law that criminalizes the harboring of illegal immigrants. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 2:36 pm by asiwak
Before arriving at Yale, she was Max Pam Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Studies in Criminal Justice at the University of Chicago Law School. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 2:30 pm
At the local level, the New York City Housing Authority has promulgated rules enforcing the exclusionary policy and has barred additional categories of individuals with criminal convictions. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 2:28 pm by Beth Van Schaack
  It aims to drive discussions of public international law, including international humanitarian law, international human rights law and international criminal law, into conversations, in the U.S. in particular, on national security issues and situations of armed conflict. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 1:58 pm by Shelley Kalita
 Individuals who have been convicted of any criminal offense, charged with any criminal offense that has not been resolved, or have committed acts that constitute a criminal offense are priorities for removal. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 1:40 pm by Naomi Shatz
While Labrie’s hopes for succeeding in arguing that the statute doesn’t apply to him seem slim (if he is even granted a new trial), the case highlights two troubling issues in our criminal laws. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 1:09 pm by Kate Howard
§ 1367(d) suspends the limitations period for the state-law claim while the claim is pending and for 30 days after the claim is dismissed, or whether the tolling provision does not suspend the limitations period but merely provides 30 days beyond the dismissal for the plaintiff to refile. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 12:42 pm by Goldfinger Personal Injury Law
d) a provincial crime victims compensation act (Criminal Injuries Compensation Board) Moreover, the amount of the monthly disability income benefit payable by the insurer will be adjusted so that the sum of all income, compensation, indemnity and benefits which the participant would or could receive…will not exceed the overall monthly benefit maximum under the LTD Policy of Insurance. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 12:11 pm by CrimProf BlogEditor
Abubakar Bukar Kagu (University of Sussex - School of Law, Politics and Sociology) have posted Criminal Justice's Ailing Role (Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, Vol. 4(2), p. 164-175, 2017) on SSRN. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 12:04 pm by John Elwood
United States; and (2) whether, under Elonis, Section 790.162, Florida Statutes, contains the necessary criminal element of mens rea or guilty knowledge instead of a mental state of mere negligence. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 11:49 am by Jordan Gold
Bingley: Drug Evaluation Expert Evidence in Canadian Impaired by Drug Law Section 254(3.1) of the Criminal Code gives certain officers the authority to perform evaluations on persons suspected of driving while impaired by drug: If a peace officer has reasonable grounds to believe that a person [...] [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 11:33 am by Altman & Altman
Altman & Altman, LLP – Boston’s Premier Criminal Defense Law Firm If you have been charged with any type of crime, the skilled legal team at Altman & Altman, LLP can help. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 11:23 am by CJLF Staff
  Currently California law considers property and drug criminals as being "low risk" for violence, even if they have violent priors, and substitutes prison time for most new felony convictions for short stays in a country jail and local rehabilitation programs. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 10:31 am
This book brings together some of the leading experts in the fields of constitutional law, criminal law and human rights from the US and the EU to examine the protection of privacy in the digital era, as well as the challenges that counter-terrorism cooperation between governments pose to human rights. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 10:11 am by Kym Stapleton
  Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig stated that "Under California law, when another individual's unlawful or reckless conduct in the face of known risks is a substantial factor that contributes to the death of another person, criminal liability may be established. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 10:00 am by The Sader Law Firm
With no criminal background to speak of you believe you have this new job in the bag. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 9:20 am by David Bosco
For the first time, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is poised to open an investigation that explicitly includes alleged crimes by U.S. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 9:19 am by Immigration Prof
Guest blogger: Marshal Arnwine, University of San Francisco Law Student: Imagine that you are a zealous criminal defense attorney pursuing justice for all of your clients, but one day, you have a client whose citizenship status is unknown to you.... [read post]