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February 23, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ A Tough Title IX Fight in Alabama for BHJ ]
Huntsville, AL There is a lot of attention currently focused on the issue of sexual assault in educational environments. Five years ago, there were fewer news stories and arguably less consideration given to the rights of students and the responsibilities of schools and colleges to ensure a sexual harassment-free educational institution.
February 19, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ The Case of Ms. Jane Doe and Title IX ]
Grandville, MI In the autumn of 2010, a 15-year-old Jane Doe reported that she had been sexually assaulted by one of the school’s star athletes in a soundproof band practice room at her secondary school in Michigan.
January 29, 2011. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Raping a 94-Year Old Nursing Home Resident ]
Santa Clara, CA A Mexican man living in the US illegally has been sentenced to 17 years in jail for elder abuse after he attacked a 94-year old woman who lives in a nursing home in Northern California.
September 21, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Forest Pharmaceuticals Agrees to Pay $300M in Criminal Penalties ]
Washington, DC The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), working in close coordination with the U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ), has announced that Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc, has entered into a plea agreement in which the company accepted responsibility for criminal actions including distribution of an unapproved new drug, distribution of a misbranded drug, and obstruction of an FDA inspection.
January 2, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Kentucky Man Seeks $15 Million in Police Brutality Lawsuit ]
Kenton, KY A Kenton county man who claims to have been the victim of police brutality has filed suit against local authorities seeking a reported $15 million in damages.
December 4, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ New Criminal Law Guidelines Snake through North Carolina ]
Norfolk, VA Owners of reptilian pets, including crocodiles, venomous snakes and boa constrictors, face new criminal law repercussions and potentially incarceration in the state of North Carolina should their pets ever escape containment and threaten to cause harm.
November 25, 2009. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Is Big Brother Your Facebook Friend? ]
LaCrosse, WI A 19-year-old student at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse was ticketed recently for underage drinking and ordered to pay a $227 fine. The problem is, the evidence of his misconduct seems to consist of some photos he posted to Facebook.
November 24, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Criminal Justice Prevails Equally for Guilty and Innocent ]
Sacramento, CACriminal law is black and white in most respects, but it does allow for a few shades of grey. Skilled lawyers who know the workings of law can help achieve some form of justice and the most appropriate legal response for their clients, whether guilty or innocent.
October 13, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Police Brutality Makes a Mockery of Criminal Law ]
Detroit, MNCriminal law is always subject to interpretation—if the current debate over the so-called 'honest services law' is any indication. That said, if you are accused of a crime, arrested and incarcerated you are still innocent in the eyes of the law until proven guilty by a judge or jury. It doesn't help when alleged police brutality is involved.
October 2, 2009. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Man arrested in 1976 murder case after applying for a job ]
Lawrenceville, GA A 65-year-old man was arrested on a second-degree murder charge from 1985 after his name reportedly popped up in a criminal background check for a job application he filled out.
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