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The controversial memo by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) alleging misconduct by the FBI and Department of Justice is "legally and logically irrelevant," a former Federal PRosecutor said Friday after its release. "This is advocacy, and not particularly sophisticated advocacy," Patrick Cotter -- now an attorney at ...
Kate Brown says the top Federal Prosecutor in Oregon has assured her that he will not target legal marijuana business in the state. Brown made the remarks Friday at a summit convened by U.S. Attorney Billy Williams on how to address a surplus of marijuana that's winding up on the black market.

Federal Prosecutors are dropping one of the charges against a man accused of plotting to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in western Kansas. Curtis Allen is among three men charged in the case. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted prosecutors' request on Tuesday to ...
Case of Blacksburg doctor, prescription drugs is 'about lies,' Federal Prosecutor says. BY JEFF STURGEON The Roanoke Times; 30 min ago; (0) · facebook · twitter · email. ey frankpurpera 012918 p02. Dr. Frank Craig Purpera Jr. (third from left) left federal court in Roanoke with his lawyers during a lunch break Monday ...
The speculation over possible changes in Kennedy's handling of marijuana cases began earlier this month when Sessions rescinded the Cole memo, the Obama-era policy allowing Federal Prosecutors in states where the drug is legal to focus resources elsewhere even though marijuana was still illegal ...
U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling speaks to reporters at his office in Boston, Massachusetts, U. s., January 24, 2018. Reuters/Nate Raymond Reuters. By Nate Raymond. BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts' new Federal PRosecutor said on Wednesday he will not rule out prosecuting marijuana businesses in ...

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Chang will be the office's opioid coordinator.Jan. 23, 2018. (Craig Lyons / Post-Tribune). Craig LyonsPost-Tribune. Privacy Policy. The U.S. Attorney's office has designated a member of its team to specifically deal with combating opiate and opioid crimes in Northwest Indiana. U.S. Attorney ...
State Sen. Carlos Uresti knew FourWinds was failing, Federal Prosecutors say. By Patrick Danner and Guillermo Contreras. January 22, 2018. 0. State Sen. Carlos Uresti is facing 11 felony charges, including conspiracy to commit wire. Texas State Sen. Carlos Uresti arrives for the start of his criminal trail court with. Gary Cain ...
The acting U.S. Attorney for Maryland Steve Schenning has decided he will not go after those involved in the Maryland medical marijuana industry. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed Federal Prosecutors to decide for themselves whether or not they enforce federal marijuana laws in Maryland ...
Longtime Assistant Maryland U.S. Attorney Deborah A. Johnston went from being a treasured mentor to an invaluable employee while always exuding what a Federal PRosecutor should be, Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein said Friday of his former colleague, who died in November at age 64.
Mexico Federal Prosecutors take on Chihuahua corruption case. By Associated Press. Jan 22, 2018 | 5:15 PM. | Mexico City. Mexico Federal Prosecutors take on Chihuahua corruption case. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, left, and Cesar Duarte talk in Albuquerque in 2012. Mexico's federal officials will take over an ...
... to maintain the (hashtag)PactOfImpunity," Corral tweeted. "The pretension of (electoral crimes prosecutors) to take over the judicial processes against Cesar Duarte's corruption can be achieved only by trampling the law and in total cynicism." Federal Prosecutors have filed extradition requests for Duarte, ...
The Justice Department announced on Friday that it intended to retry Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, two months after a jury deadlocked on federal corruption charges against him. The move means Mr. Menendez will have to defend himself again in a year when he is up for re-election. A new trial ...
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 ...
"Timothy Garrison has served this country admirably as a Marine for 14 years and as a Federal PRosecutor for a decade," Sessions said in the release. "He has gone after drug traffickers and gangs and he's the kind of leader we need as Interim U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. In this new role ...
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 ...
David Lat, a former Federal PRosecutor in New Jersey, analyzed President Donald Trump's attacks on the media from a legal perspective at Cornell on Tuesday evening, saying Trump could have a significant influence on how the public perceives the media but is unlikely to add legal restrictions to news ...


 

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