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  • Yes, a Person Can be Criminally Prosecuted for Violating HIPAA

    As reported by HealthcareInfoSecurity.com, a former hospital employee is facing criminal charges brought by federal prosecutors in Texas for alleged violations of the privacy and security requirements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). You ...

  • Seventh Circuit Affirms Bribery Conviction of Former Ho-Chunk Official

    Here is the opinion in United States v. Whiteagle: CA7 Opinion And the briefs: A...

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    • Manhunt Results in Arrest of 3 Teens in Hendry County

      … Law enforcement agencies from Hendry and Lee counties were sent on a manhunt Thursday after it was reported three teenage boys had allegedly stolen a car from Lee County. Officials claim the trio took the vehicle on a joyride that eventually ended in Pioneer Plantation in Central Hendry County. The three young men allegedly drove the vehicle…

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    • Locking Up Kids Leads to Adult Criminals

      … get worse, not better, with incarceration.” In their report, the YAP cites a program at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation Center to back up their assertions. The Center put 3,523 high-risk youth through an intensive community-based program and found that nearly 90 percent remained arrest-free during their tenure…

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    • 10 Arrested in Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed Contractors in Hernando County

      … the alleged victims for substandard work or substandard materials that caused a loss. In many cases, restitution amounts can be tens of thousands of dollars. Failing to pay these fees or failing to pay them in timely manner can lead to the defendant being held in contempt of court. If you have been accused of unlicensed contracting in Spring Hill or Brooksville, please call a Hernando County Criminal Defense Attorney at Whittel & Melton at for a free consultation at 352-666-2121 or contact us online. …

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    • HAWSCT Defines the Public’s Right to an Open Courtroom in Criminal Proceedings

      … On July 16, 2014, the HAWSCT issued an unanimous opinion inOahu Publications, Inc., dba The Honolulu Star-Advertiser vs. The Honorable Karen S.S. Ahn, SCPW-13-0003250, authored by Justice Pollack, holding that the public has a right to an open courtroom in criminal proceedings, and defined the scope of that right. The underlying case related…

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    • Baltimore, MD Joins “Ban The Box” Movement

      … Baltimore, MD has joined the growing list of cities and states around the country implementing “ban the box” legislation.  “Ban the box” legislation restricts inquiries regarding an applicant’s criminal history on applications for employment and during job interviews.  The EEOC recommends “banning the box” believing the use of conviction records…

    • FREE ABA Roundtable this Thursday

      … Our distinguished alumnus, founder and former fearless leader, Ken Odza, has sent out an invitation to a FREE ABA Roundtable this coming Thursday, December 12.  The topic is criminal prosecutions of food companies and their officers.  Contemplaying how one might become the subject of a prosecution may not exactly something that will fill you with comfort and joy this holiday season, but the topic is obviously both timely and important. You can sign up HERE.  Did I mention it is free? …

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