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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".

Criminal Defense Attorneys Can Now Better Determine A Criminal Conviction's Immigration Consequences

On April 10, 2015, then-United States Attorney General Eric Holder executed an order, which precludes immigration judges from considering evidence outside of the record of conviction in order to determine whether a non-citizen was removable on the basis of a conviction for a "crime involving moral turpitude"

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 District Court Judge Grants Rare Federal Conviction Expungement/Sealing Motion - Part II

As a follow up to our July 6th blog post in which we detailed United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York Judge John Gleeson's granting an Expungement/Sealing Motion, this post will focus on the United States Circuit Court of Appeals circuit split regarding Federal Courts' inherent power and ancillary jurisdiction to expunge criminal records.

United States District Court Judge Grants Rare Federal Conviction Expungement/Sealing Motion - Part I

On May 21, 2015, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York Judge John Gleeson granted the Expungement/Sealing Motion of a Haitian immigrant, mother of four, who's been unable to maintain employment as a result of her 2002, 18 U.S.C. § 1347, Health Care Fraud, conviction.

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.

Federal Civil Forfeiture Law - 6th Circuit Law Holds that the Government Must Show Intent to Avoid Criminal Prosecution Under Fugitive Disentitlement Doctrine

Congressman Tim Walberg introduced H.R. 5212 which seeks to restore personal property rights under the Fifth Amendment and ensure due process of law by reforming long-standing civil forfeiture policy.

Interpreters In Federal and Ohio Courts - Measures To Ensure Equal Access to Foreign Speaking Defendant's and Parties

The Supreme Court of Ohio, Language Services Program has initiated a Complaint Process for individuals who want to report the failure of a local court to appoint an interpreter when Sup. R. 88 requires.

Federal Drug Laws - Proposed Reduced Mandatory Minimums Proposed Changes Pass Senate Judiciary Committee 13-5 Bipartisan Vote

On January 30, 2014, the United States Senate Judiciary Committee voted out of committee, by a 13-5 Bipartisan roll call vote, S.1410 entitled the "Smarter Sentencing Act".

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