Category Archives: Criminal defense

Author Dan Conaway Cited in Elite Book Review

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Alan Caruba, a member of the National Book Critics Circle, has included “Arrested, Battling America’s Criminal Justice System ($19.95 Bascom Hill Publishing Group, softcover) by Dan Conaway in his Picks of the Month post for January on his blog, Bookviews. … Continue reading

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Criminal Defense: Investment Fraud and the Willful Blindness Doctrine

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Criminal defense: U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain sentenced Bernie Madoff’s assistant, Annette Bongiorno, 67, to six years in prison – a lenient sentence far less than recommended by the federal sentencing guidelines for investment fraud. During sentencing, Judge Taylor … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Protests

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The current crackdown on Hong Kong’s protesters is a reminder to all Americans that any discussion of our constitutional rights as they relate to criminal law in America has to begin with the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Why? … Continue reading

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Eric Holder Resigns

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Eric Holder’s resignation http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/26/us/politics/eric-holder-resigning-as-attorney-general.html?_r=0 brings to a close his controversial tenure. From a criminal law standpoint his best accomplishment has been bringing a better sense of balance to America’s federal drug prosecutions and the punishment received by defendants convicted of violating federal drug … Continue reading

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