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Category: Criminal Defense

Double SCOTUS Rulings Provide Guidance on Sentencing

On August 14, 2018 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Danielle Bruno and Laurel Gift published “Double SCOTUS Rulings Provide Guidance on Sentencing.” This client alert addresses two decisions by the Supreme Court that highlight the often subjective and convoluted nature of the sentencing process. “On June 18, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued two separate decisions, Chavez-Meza v. United […]

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Taking a Trip Around the Regulatory Block: U.S. Regulation of Blockchain and Digital Assets

On July 31, 2018 by Schnader in Client Alerts

Dennis O. Cohen and Rebecca Crance published a client alert, “Taking a Trip Around the Regulatory Block: U.S. Regulation of Blockchain and Digital Assets.” “Blockchain – a distributed electronic ledger that facilitates decentralized transaction networks – has the potential to transform finance and business not unlike the World Wide Web […]

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Don’t Poke the Regulatory Bear: Not a Realistic Option for the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Industries

On July 31, 2018 by Schnader in Client Alerts

Dennis O. Cohen published a client alert, “Don’t Poke the Regulatory Bear: Not a Realistic Option for the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Industries.” “Are cryptocurrencies and blockchain businesses overregulated or underregulated? Many in the field already feel under attack from the host of awakening U.S. federal and state regulators. Meanwhile, some […]

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Requiring Public Employees to Pay Union Agency Fees Found Unconstitutional – Potentially Striking A Major Blow To Union Purses And Influence

On June 28, 2018 by Schnader in Appellate

By Rachel A.H. Horton and Michael J. Wietrzychowski In a widely-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, narrowly held that the First Amendment of the United States Constitution prohibits public sector unions from charging public employees an agency fee where an […]

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