• Heidary v. Superior Court (People)

    Publication Date: 2018-08-17
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | White Collar Crime
    Industry: Health Care | Insurance
    Court: Court of Appeal, 4th District
    Judge: Presiding Justice Ramirez
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: E068607

    Indictment properly aggregated multiple acts of fraud against individual insurers into single counts

  • New York Law Journal

    Special Master Finishes Privilege Review of Cohen Material

    August 17, 2018

    Bracewell partner Barbara Jones said nearly 7,150 items were found to be privileged among the millions seized by the government in April.

  • Daily Report Online

    US Attorneys Announce $110M Award for Crime Victims

    August 17, 2018

    All three U.S. attorneys for Georgia and the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council announced Friday the creation of what they called the largest crime victim assistance award in history—$110 million.

  • New York Law Journal

    Criminal Cases Faced an Often Divided Court This Term

    August 17, 2018

    The 2017-2018 term of the New York Court of Appeals in criminal law was different from others in recent years. First, the court decided only 58 cases. Second, 30 decisions were decided by memorandum opinion; no judge signed his or her name to the decision. Third, the court was often divided. There is much for a reviewer to discuss.

  • Daily Business Review

    #MeToo Movement Making Waves in the Cruise Line Industry

    August 17, 2018

    As the “#MeToo” movement continues to gain momentum throughout the United States, cruise ship passengers are feeling empowered to do the same as reports of sexual assaults increase on some of the world's most popular cruise lines.

  • People v. Flores

    Publication Date: 2018-08-17
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Court: Criminal Court, Bronx
    Judge: Judge George Grasso
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For The People: ADA Douglass Strauss, Bronx County, District Attorney's Office
    for defendant: For The Defendant: Daniel Hamburg, Esq., the Bronx Defenders, Bronx County

    Case Number: 2016BX050934

    Statement of Readiness Found Illusory, Granting Dismissal on Speedy Trial Grounds

  • People v. 156 W. 15th St. Chelsea LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-08-17
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Court: Criminal Court, New York
    Judge: Judge James Clynes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: People were represented by the New York City Law Department, Emily Stitelman, Richard Hendrix and Martin Nagel, of counsel
    for defendant: Defendant was represented by Kent Gubrud

    Case Number: 2018SN005368

    Dismissal of Summonses, Suppression of Evidence for AC and Fire Code Violations Denied

  • New York Law Journal

    Candidates for AG Support Changes to Prosecutorial Misconduct Commission Bill

    August 17, 2018

    The bill has faced increased scrutiny in recent days from prosecutors who are mounting a legal challenge to the legislation, which has been fueled by a memo from Attorney General Barbara Underwood's counsel warning the bill may not survive judicial review.

  • In The Interest of S. M.

    Publication Date: 2018-08-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Katherine Mason, Amanda Monaco (Augusta Judicial Circuit Public Defender), Augusta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Joshua Smith, Henry Syms (District Attorney's Office), (Wargo & French LLP), Augusta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1221

    Informal Adjustment Valuation of Stolen Property For Restitution Purposes Was Not Appealable Final Judgment

  • Daily Report Online

    Reality Winner Faces 'Longest Sentence' for Leaking to Media

    August 16, 2018

    In a court filing Tuesday, federal prosecutors said the 63-month sentence they're recommending is plenty stiff; Winner's defense lawyers said in their court filing Wednesday that similar prosecutions resulted in less severe penalties.