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Category: Criminal Defense

How the Federal Grand Jury Process Works

On September 4, 2018 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

By Laurel Gift. The formation of a grand jury by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III as part of the Russia investigation has drawn attention to a process that is usually conducted out of the spotlight. Federal grand juries are a standard but often secluded part of the government’s investigation and […]

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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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