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Facebook Fights Manhattan DA Over Demands For User Accounts
2014-06-27 10:18:20

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The New York Times reported on Thursday that social media giant Facebook is facing off with the Manhattan district attorney. The fight reportedly revolves around the government's demand for the contents of hundreds of Facebook accounts. Confidential legal documents, which were unsealed on Wednesday, revealed that the social network has argued that Manhattan prosecutors last summer allegedly violated the constitutional rights of its...

2014-04-08 16:20:18

Attorney Joseph L. Jordon - founder of the military criminal defense firm Joseph L. Jordan, UCMJ Law - shares his thoughts on recent military sexual assault cases that have garnered national attention. KILLEEN, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month, two high profile military sexual assault cases against an Army General and a former Naval Academy football player were concluded. Neither case resulted in a conviction. The cases sparked a stream of controversy and have created...

2014-01-31 23:21:56

Dr. Rafik Benaissa, brother of former SNC Lavalin executive Riadh Ben Aissa, has filed a complaint against Swiss prosecutors before Canadian courts alleging his brother has been submitted to cruel and unusual punishment in a Swiss prison. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Dr Rafik Benaissa, brother of SNC Lavalin executive Riadh Ben Aissa and a member of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), has filed a complaint against the Swiss Government and three Swiss Prosecutors before...

2013-08-22 23:17:37

Charles Truncale, a Jacksonville, Florida, Criminal Defense Attorney, has just announced that he is offering no cost legal consultations for all new perspective clients. He specializes in criminal defense in Jacksonville, and can now serve clients statewide in Florida as well. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 The Law Office of Charles Truncale is now offering no charge legal consultations for all people seeking a Jacksonville criminal attorney. Call 904-309-9679 or visit...

2012-11-06 03:40:20

Adopting a loser-pays-all rule for criminal litigation would likely be feasible only if the rule applied to defendants who are wealthy, says a study from a University of Illinois law professor. Nuno Garoupa, the H. Ross and Helen Workman Research Scholar in the College of Law, says a loser-pays-all rule could deter some crime when it´s applied to either a corporation or an individual with deep pockets. But when defendants are not wealthy, such cost-shifting would be “wholly...

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