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Federal Crimes Archives

Federal Criminal Law: 11th Circuit's "Private Search Doctrine" of Computers Decision Follows 6th Circuit's Lichtenberger Decision

On December 1, 2015, the 11th Circuit issued its State v. Johnson, No. 14-12143 decision holding that law enforcement's review of any data or file not actually viewed by the private party exceeds the private search doctrine scope and violates the Fourth Amendment.

Federal Legislation Introduced to Address "Overcriminalization" By Codifying Criminal Intent Requirement

On the heels of the Sentencing Reform Act of 2015's introduction in early October aimed at reforming drug offenses mandatory minimums, last week both the United States House of Representatives and Senate introduced legislation to further address the Federal criminal code's "overcriminalization".

The Justice Department Will No Longer Provide Individuals Protection From Criminal or Civil Liability for Corporate Misconduct

On September 9, 2015, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates issued a memorandum to all 93 United States Attorneys across the country advising that corporate investigations shall begin with a focus on individual misconduct and build out to the larger corporate misconduct.

United States Supreme Court - Felons May Sell and/or Give Guns to Independent Third Parties

In Henderson v. United States, a unanimous Supreme Court reversed the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and held that 18 U.S.C. § 922(g) does not prohibit a court-ordered transfer or sale of a felon's lawfully owned guns to a third party held by the Government.

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