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United States v. Borden: Why imposing mandatory minimums under the ACCA for reckless crimes offends due process

On June 7, 2021 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Danielle Bruno McDermott published an article, “United States v. Borden: Why imposing mandatory minimums under the ACCA for reckless crimes offends due process,” in the Lawyers Journal of the Allegheny County Bar Association. The Armed Career Criminal Act, 18 U.S.C. §924(e), imposes a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in […]

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Schnader Recognized as a Top Firm by Chambers USA

On May 20, 2021 by Schnader in Aviation

Schnader has been ranked among the most elite firms nationwide for our aviation practice, in New York for our construction practice, and in Philadelphia for our general commercial litigation practice by Chambers USA, an independent guide to the legal profession. In addition, 10 Schnader attorneys were named among the top […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Argument on When Employee Misuse of Work Computers May Constitute Criminal Conduct

On December 23, 2020 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Scott J. Wenner and Mana Kinoshita published a client alert, “U.S. Supreme Court Hears Argument on When Employee Misuse of Work Computers May Constitute Criminal Conduct.” The United States Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Van Buren v. United States, No. 19-783. The Court granted certiorari last term to […]

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Supreme Court: Derailing Traffic for Political Revenge Might Be Unpalatable, But Does Not Violate Federal Fraud Statutes

On May 21, 2020 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Danielle Bruno McDermott and Laurel Gift published a client alert, “Supreme Court: Derailing Traffic for Political Revenge Might Be Unpalatable, But Does Not Violate Federal Fraud Statutes.” On May 7, 2020, the United States Supreme Court overturned two criminal convictions connected to the Bridgegate case, concluding that the defendants’ conduct […]

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