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A New Day in the City of Brotherly Love

If you haven’t heard, the new district attorney of Philadelphia is a lifelong defense lawyer who used to sue the government for violating people’s civil rights. He even ran on a campaign against overcriminalization. It’s a pretty amazing thing. Now the city’s top prosecutor has put his money where his mouth was during the campaign. Read More

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Judge Regrets Sentencing Teen to Life Without Parole

Speaking of harsh penalties, how’s 241 years in prison for a 16-year-old boy? Well, it happened to this boy twenty years ago. The judge who sentenced him told him he’d die in prison. She told him he wouldn’t even be eligible for parole until 2091, when no one he knew would be alive, anyway. One can Read More

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The New Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act

Speaking of trade secrets, there’s a new civil law on the books. Two weeks ago, with a stroke of the President’s pen, Congress enacted a law that allows you to sue (or be sued) in federal court for the theft of trade secrets. The new law amended a criminal statute that we alluded to in last week’s post. The amended statute defines a trade Read More

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What Are Your Intentions?

In most white-collar cases, the main driver at sentencing is the dollar amount of the victim’s loss, and in federal cases, the rule is that you’re responsible for either the actual loss or your intended loss, whichever is greater. We touched on the difference between actual and intended loss in this post from last spring. But recently, an Read More

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California’s Cybercrime Statute

As promised last week, here’s the lowdown on Penal Code section 502, otherwise known as California’s Comprehensive Computer Data Access and Fraud Act. Nowadays, of course, cybercrime can include any flavor of fraud, identity theft, or other scheme or swindle that is committed by computers or related to their use. Not to mention other crimes like stalking and child pornography. Section Read More

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California Courts Dismiss Robbery Case Based on Government’s Bad Faith

If the police or prosecution destroys evidence that is potentially favorable to the defense, or if they fail to preserve that evidence such that it degrades or disappears, they can lose the case on a motion to dismiss. See California v. Trombetta (1984) 467 U.S. 479; Arizona v. Youngblood (1988) 488 U.S. 51. Two weeks ago, for Read More

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