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  • Dec
  • 02
  • 2014

“WHITE COLLAR” Crimes

What Is “White Collar Crime”? “White Collar Crimes” are a category of criminal offenses that typically occur in businesses or corporations, such as “insider trading,” “antitrust violations,” “computer fraud,” “securities fraud,” and “money laundering.” White-collar crimes are non-violent in nature, and generally involve some form of fraud or dishonesty. These crimes are committed through apparently…

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  • Nov
  • 25
  • 2014

What Can Legally Be Done About Bullying?

Bullying – a constant fear of parents.  Considering how much bullying is in the news, and how many children have suffered because of bullying, its surprising that there is no federal law directly addressing  bullying.  Nothing.  Under federal law – bullying violates no law.  But, there are situations when bullying can violate a federal law;…

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  • Nov
  • 25
  • 2014

New York Marijuana Laws & Penalties

New York Laws & Penalties Decriminalization Mandatory Minimum Sentence Medical Marijuana   Offense Penalty Incarceration   Max. Fine Possession Less than 25 g (first offense) not classified N/A $ 100 Less than 25 g (second offense) not classified N/A $ 200 Less than 25 g (third offense) not classified 15 days $ 250 25 g –…

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  • Nov
  • 14
  • 2014

New York Domestic Violence Laws: Overview

Laws In order to simplify domestic violence victims’ access to protective and prosecutorial resources, New York family courts and criminal courts have simultaneous jurisdiction over “family offenses” such as assault, sexual misconduct or abuse, stalking, menacing, and strangulation. As a result, victims of domestic violence may bring civil charges in family court, criminal charges in criminal court,…

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  • Oct
  • 21
  • 2014

Criminal Identity Theft: What to Do if It Happens to You

The purpose of this blog is to provide information on the steps you must take to clear your name. Be aware that the procedures to correct the record within the criminal justice data bases are likely to be somewhat different from state to state, and even from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. This publication gives you an…

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