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10 hrs ago; (0). Art Margulis, William Margulis and Justin Gelfand. Save. A new shingle, with some well-known names, has been hung in Clayton. Art Margulis and William Margulis, the father-son veteran STL criminal defense attorneys, are joining former Federal PRosecutor Justin Gelfand to create, logically, ...
A state agency that disciplines lawyers has recommended that former Federal PRosecutor Salvador "Sal" Perricone receive a one-year suspension from practicing law for the online rants that contributed to a mistrial in the Danziger Bridge shooting case. Perricone rose from a New Orleans police Department ...

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough has landed Federal PRosecutor Nekia Hackworth Jones as a partner for its growing white-collar practice. "When Nekia left Nelson Mullins to go to the Department of Justice in 2008 it was our hope that one day she would return to the firm. We are thrilled that day has come ...
A Northern California environmental group whose president is running for governor is requesting that Federal Prosecutors take over a Criminal Investigation into the state public utilities Commission. Berkeley-based Environmental Progress sent a four-page letter this week to Alex Tse, the acting U.S. ...
The United States Attorney General appointed 1981 College and Wharton graduate Geoffrey Berman to become a Federal PRosecutor in New York. Berman was one of the 17 lawyers selected to be interim U.S. Attorneys by the Trump Administration, as reported in a Jan. 3 press release by the Department of ...
Maine's top Federal PRosecutor said Tuesday that his office would focus on prosecuting traffickers of "hard drugs," not marijuana users. ... Under Sessions' new guidelines, Federal Prosecutors in states where recreational use of marijuana is legal will decide if and when to enforce federal laws prohibiting its ...

LOUIS (KMOX) - The new Federal PRosecutor in St. Louis, U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen, says his goal is to get the region off the top ten list for murders in the country. Jensen has doubled the number of prosecutors focusing on violent crime, and he says many carjackings, business robberies or gun crimes that ...
The president of a local seafood company was charged in Newport News federal court Friday with falsely labeling imported crab meat from foreign waters, passing it off as being more expensive Atlantic blue crab. James R. Casey, 74, of Poquoson, who owns Casey's Seafood in Newport News, is accused ...
Atlanta's former chief purchasing officer Adam Smith, left, leaves the federal courthouse in September after pleading guilty to accepting at least $30,000 in bribes. Federal Prosecutors on Wednesday asked for leniency in Smith's sentence. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM. The U.S. Attorney's Office has ...
8, Federal Prosecutors acquired Sessions' approval to seek the death penalty against Billy Arnold, who is charged with murdering two individuals who were part of a rival gang in Detroit. prosecutors in Orlando, Florida, also received authorization to pursue capital punishment against Jarvis Wayne Madison ...
Rather than cracking down on marijuana, Federal Prosecutors should be spending limited resources on fighting the opioid epidemic, Massachusetts Gov. ... Baker said he plans to speak with Lelling about marijuana legalization and find out "a little more detail" about the Federal PRosecutor's approach.
Under Sessions' new guidelines, Federal Prosecutors in states where recreational use of marijuana is legal will decide if and when to enforce federal laws prohibiting its use. "This office has prioritized the prosecution of cases involving the trafficking of opiates, cocaine, crack and similar hard drugs," Frank ...
Maine's Federal PRosecutor says pot charges will be considered on a case-by-case basis. But U.S. Attorney Halsey Frank acknowledges that drug possession cases 'have not been a priority.' By Edward D. MurphyStaff Writer. email Writer · 207-791-6465. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Read Article.
Boston -- The top Federal PRosecutor in Massachusetts offered no guarantees on Monday that he would take a hands-off approach to legalized pot, injecting ... Pro-marijuana groups fear the change in tone from the Justice Department and Federal Prosecutors will send a chill through the nascent cannabis ...
A longtime Federal Prosecutor and Wheeling native took over leadership of the West Virginia Division of Corrections on Monday. Gov. Jim Justice appointed Betsy Jividen as commissioner of the agency, according to a news release from Lawrence Messina, a spokesman for the state Department of Military ...
HARRISON, Ark. - Last week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded Obama-era directives to 'go easy' on state that legalized pot. The Flippin Hippie in Harrison sells glass pipes officially for tobacco-use only, as well as hemp products, but the manager, Justin Land, favors legal medical marijuana.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding a policy where the federal government took a "hands-off" approach in enforcing marijuana laws in recreational and medical states. Advertisement. Experts say this may be positive for the cannabis industry because it will put pressure on Congress to clarify laws ...

The 40 new Federal Prosecutors are being placed in 27 selected locations around the country. U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge, who is serving this district, says that the position is expected to be filled in the next few months. "The additional resource will be a significant force multiplier in our efforts targeting ...
New Deputy for SDNY US Attorney Among Staffing Changes for Federal Prosecutors' Offices. Interim U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman announced that he is hiring former government lawyer Robert Khuzami, a partner at Kirkland & Ellis with years of experience in the private sector, as his second-in-command.
Sessions roiled Oregon's cannabis industry when he released a memo saying he would let Federal Prosecutors decide how aggressively to enforce federal marijuana law in states where the drug is legal. Under President Obama, the federal government took a largely hands-off approach to recreational and ...
"As former Federal Prosecutors with extensive experience handling diverse criminal and civil fraud cases at the highest levels, Lee and Jason offer invaluable insights and skills for securing successful outcomes for our clients and defending their interests in every stage of an investigation," Bradley Chairman ...
The Federal PRosecutor's office in Nashville is adding two new positions dedicated to prosecuting violent crimes, a local change that reflects the U. S. Department of Justice's intensive focus on issue. The Middle District of Tennessee is one of 27 federal districts that will receive added staffing focused on ...
Sessions rescinded four memos issued during the Obama administration that outlined guidelines to help Federal Prosecutors decide whether to enforce laws against marijuana growers and sellers in states where the drug is legal. The guidance effectively discouraged federal prosecution of those who were ...
The Federal PRosecutor's office in Nashville is adding two new positions dedicated to prosecuting violent crimes, a local change that reflects the U. S. Department of Justice's intensive focus on issue. The Middle District of Tennessee is one of 27 federal districts that will receive added staffing focused on ...
Kenji Price -- a former Federal PRosecutor and army Ranger who is now a director at the Honolulu law firm of Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing -- has been appointed Interim U.S. Attorney for Hawaii by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Justice Department announced today. His appointment is effective Friday.
From left, St. Paul police Chief Todd Axtell, Richard Thornton, special agent in charge of the FBI's Minneapolis Division, Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas; and Greg Brooker, then-acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota, talk ...
Chris Hunter is running as a Democrat to challenge U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Palm harbor. A former FBI agent and Federal PRosecutor from Trinity today announced his candidacy to challenge six-term Republican congressman Gus Bilirakis. "American service is an enduring promise that crosses ...
It should be obvious: When the U.S. government goes after anti-government protesters, it must follow the highest legal, ethical and operational standards. To do otherwise is to reinforce the protesters' notion of an unfair, untrustworthy and undisciplined government. Yet in the court case against Nevada ...
Former federal attorney Henry Wykowski (left) buys a gram of Neville's Purple. | Photo by David Downs. In one of the many surprises from the launch of commercial cannabis sales in California on Jan. 1 was the backstory of the first buyer. A former Federal Prosecutor turned legal mastermind of the marijuana ...
The Federal Prosecutor's office saw a 61 percent increase in trials from the previous year, even as 2016 was considered an outlier by observers. By Colby Hamilton ... According to a spokeswoman for the office, Federal Prosecutors saw a 61 percent increase in criminal trials in 2017, versus the year before.
Federal PRosecutor in Spokane arrested on DUI charge. Originally published December 23, 2017 at 10:02 am. he Spokesman-Review reports that Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy Durkin was booked into the Spokane County Jail at 1 a.m. Friday.
Federal Prosecutors have reportedly sought bank records related to White House senior adviser Jared Kushner's family business. It's not clear whether there is any connection between that development and special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to send new Federal Prosecutors to our area, aiming to reduce violent crime. The prosecutors will work with Chicago's U.S. Attorney's Office. In all, 40 new prosecutors will work throughout 27 locations, including several in Indiana and Michigan. This move comes amidst criticism from ...
Federal Prosecutors are opposing former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown's bid to remain free while appealing her conviction on fraud and tax crimes. In a motion filed Sunday, prosecutors assert Brown's request "is without merit and should be denied." U.S. District Judge Timothy Corrigan sentenced Brown to five ...
Boston -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed President Trump's nomination of Andrew Lelling as the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, clearing the way for a new top Federal Prosecutor to set up shop in Boston. A 16-year veteran of the Justice Department, Lelling is already ...
The government spent more than three years bringing Cliven Bundy to trial in the aftermath of the April 2014 armed standoff near Bunkerville. But it took only two months for the high-profile case to collapse in court. Federal Prosecutors deceived the presiding federal judge, repeatedly ignored the law and ...
Federal PRosecutor Announces Crackdown on crime in Jackson. Federal Prosecutors and investigators say they've started an enhanced focus on cracking down on gun crime in Mississippi's capital city. Dec. 7, 2017, at 5:36 p.m.. Federal prosecutor Announces Crackdown on Crime in Jackson ...
Kansas City, Kan. -- A prosecutor's cases are now under scrutiny after a judge threw out one man's case, saying the prosecutor threatened a witness. That prosecutor is the same woman who helped put a KCK man behind bars for a crime he didn't commit. In a 26-page order, federal Judge Julie ...
He added: "judges work with Federal Prosecutors every day and judges often work with the same Federal Prosecutors every day. It always has to be difficult for a judge to say to a prosecutor the judge regularly sees, 'You committed misconduct and this case is going to be dismissed forever because of that ...
The undocumented Mexican immigrant who was acquitted last week of murdering Kate Steinle was charged on Wednesday by Federal Prosecutors with multiple counts of gun possession. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, who became a poster child for Donald Trump's campaign on illegal immigration last year, was ...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- While facing several felony charges, Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been working on an op-ed essay with a longtime colleague "assessed to have ties" to a Russian intelligence service, according to court papers filed Monday by prosecutors working ...
In August, disgraced pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli was convicted of securities fraud in federal court. While a sentencing date has yet to be scheduled, the charges have him facing up to 20 years prison. Today, prosecutors have proposed that the court direct Shkreli to pay nearly $7.4 million for his ...
Federal Prosecutors said in court on Friday that Michael Flynn called senior Trump transition officials at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate on December 29 to discuss his conversations with former Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak about the sanctions imposed by President Barack Obama on Russia that same ...
Last summer, white nationalists and counterprotesters both found themselves in Charlottesville, VA. The white nationalist rally turned deadly. Now a former Federal PRosecutor says the law enforcement response to the event was a "series of failures." KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: The city of Charlottesville, Va., ...
Detroit -- Federal Prosecutors on Thursday asked for a 60-year prison sentence for a Michigan sports doctor who was caught with child pornography while under investigation for sexually assaulting female gymnasts. Larry Nassar, 54, who worked at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, will be ...
A former Baltimore police officer has been indicted for allegedly planting evidence in a suspect's car during a 2010 arrest, Federal Prosecutors announced Thursday. Former Sgt. Wayne Earl Jenkins, 37, allegedly planted heroin in a car after a driver who police were pursuing crashed into another car, ...
After a mistrial was declared Thursday in the federal corruption trial of Sen. Robert Menendez, the main question on everyone's mind is, will the ...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- The newest appointment to the Michigan Court of Appeals is a Federal PRosecutor who has supervised investigations ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pushing Federal Prosecutors to bypass ... Michael Cohen, a former Federal PRosecutor who is now a criminal ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed Federal Prosecutors to "evaluate certain issues" involving Hillary Clinton's alleged corruption in a ...


 

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