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What You Need To Know About How To Become a Bail Bondsman

What You Need To Know About How To Become a Bail Bondsman 1

(. . and the for-profit bail bond business that makes the US unique in the world) Bail bondsmen provide an important service for people accused of crimes even though there are moves by many to reduce or eliminate their requirement in the justice system. And the United States is one of only two countries in …

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Are These The Best 4 DUI Defenses That Actually Work?

Are These The Best 4 DUI Defenses That Actually Work? 2

Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs is illegal in the United States and most other jurisdictions, too. However, each state has rules regarding what constitutes a DUI and what makes it an arrestable offense. The DUI (and related) charges remain a major problem in the US. The National High Traffic Safety Administration …

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Fraud vs Embezzlement: 4 Key Differences Between Embezzlement and Fraud

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Many people find it difficult to distinguish between embezzlement and fraud. They both involve dishonest personal gain and fall within the ambit of white collar crime but the differences are significant and important. And both will lead to criminal prosecution. There are five, key differences between the two white collar crimes offences. Fraud involves an …

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FAQ: What Steps Can You Take To Help a Defense Attorney to Defend a Criminal Charge?

FAQ: What Steps Can You Take To Help a Defense Attorney to Defend a Criminal Charge? 5

There are a very large number of criminal charges on the books but one question that often arises for a criminal lawyer is a request from a client as to how they can help a criminal defense attorney defend a criminal charge. What steps can a person charged with a criminal defense take? We need …

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The Law for Spent Convictions in New South Wales, Australia

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Daniel Radcliffe* – Everyone deserves a second chance, including those who made some mistakes and got in trouble with the law. This idea is enshrined in Australian law under the name of the Spent Convictions Scheme. However, the scheme applies differently in the various Australian states and territories and you need to be aware of …

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15 Ways Your Firm – or Business – Can Avoid Exposure To Cyber Crime

15 Ways Your Firm - or Business - Can Avoid Exposure To Cyber Crime 8

Most cyber experts acknowledge that virtually every domestic enterprise will experience one or more cyber-attacks in the coming years – the appropriate question is when the attack(s) will occur, not whether it will happen  Business Exposure to Internet Crime Each year, the Internet Crime Complaint Center (“IC3”) of the Federal Bureau of Investigation publishes its Internet Crime Report.  The …

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Linklaters – Australia moves one step closer to joining the global Magnitsky campaign

Linklaters - Australia moves one step closer to joining the global Magnitsky campaign 9

Linklaters:  The Australian Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade has recommended that the Australian Government enact legislation to establish a worldwide human rights sanctions regime. The Committee’s proposed model is informed by Canadian, UK and US models, but has notable unique features. The inquiry into an Australian human rights sanction regime …

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Anonymity – Bitcoin’s Strongest Feature Is Also Its Legal Weak Spot

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Bitcoin is a type of cryptocurrency that appeals to many because of the anonymity it can provide. It is secured by cryptography tech that makes it impossible to find users based on transactions. Although Bitcoin is perhaps the best known of the fast-growing cryptocurrency markets, there are a vast range of products that come within …

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Skaden Privacy & Cybersecurity Update

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In this month’s edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we examine the U.S. Treasury’s advisories regarding the role of financial intermediaries in ransomware payments, a ruling by the Israeli data protection authority that deems the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield invalid and the CJEU’s ruling finding Belgian, French and U.K. mass surveillance laws incompatible with European law. …

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Criminal Law – Exactly How Can A Criminal Lawyer Help You?

Criminal Law - Exactly How Can A Criminal Lawyer Help You? 11

  Criminal law and its operation is the subject of daily media reports, but until anyone is actually faced with a criminal prosecution or defense there an be considerable confusion regarding just how to achieve the best, possible outcome. There are more than 100 million cases  filed each year in state trial courts in the United …

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