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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A Corrosion of Our Civil Liberties


On Monday, June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court came down with a striking and transformative ruling regarding the Fourth Amendment – the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures.

In short, the Court held that when the Police conduct an illegal stop without flagrant police misconduct, and a valid warrant is found, the police may search the individual stopped.  Moreover, the evidence recovered may be used against the person stopped. This is a significant and far reaching blow the fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine within Fourth Amendment Jurisprudence.
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Friday, June 17, 2016

Supreme Court Further Defines Fraud Under the False Claims Act

Defining Fraud in Cases of Misrepresentation by Omission and the Importance of Materiality

The Supreme Court of the United States has further clarified the definition of fraud under the False Claims Act.  

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Contacted by Police

Most of us were raised to trust the police.  We naturally believe that if an officer, detective or agent is calling us about an “investigation,” that we should “cooperate.” For most of us, it would not even cross our minds that in most cases, the result of the investigation have already been decided.

What do I mean?  I am talking about one of the most confusing and simplistic police tactics out there: making direct contact with the soon to be defendant and simply telling them “we need to talk at the precinct.”  It is no fault of law enforcement that they do this.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016


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