U.S. Constitution

  • The Different Types of White-Collar Crime Laws in Texas

    …) Antitrust violations Credit card fraud Computer/internet fraud Bankruptcy fraud Embezzlement Tax evasion Public corruption Economic espionage/trade secret theft Environmental law violations Counterfeiting Financial institution fraud Insurance fraud Kickbacks Mail fraud Phone/telemarketer fraud Government fraud Intellectual property theft or piracy Money…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 9 readers -
  • Terroristic Threats: Laws and Consequences in Texas

    …. A terroristic threat offense is a type of aggressive or violent offense, the individual may be required to obtain anger management counseling. The convict may be prohibited from contacting a victim of terroristic threat in the future in any way, including verbal, electronic, or in-person contacts. Some individuals accused of a so-called “minor…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 12 readers -
  • Degrees of Felonies and the Consequences

    …; 9) improper relations between teacher-educator and student; 9) intoxication manslaughter; 10) possession of between 50 pounds to 2,000 pounds of marijuana; 11) sexual assault; 12) stalking (second offense); and 13) human trafficking (any age). Examples of a third-degree felony include: 1) deadly action with a firearm; 2) aggravated perjury; 3…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 18 readers -
  • Tennessee Chancery Court Enjoins Enforcement of New Sales Tax Collection Rule

    … Tennessee sales tax. As reported by BNA Bloomberg, the court enjoined enforcement of the rule while it considers whether it violates the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution under Quill v. North Dakota. In the BNA Bloomberg article, Isaacson is quoted as saying, “I am especially pleased that the Order issued by the Tennessee Chancery Court…

    Brann & Isaacson- 8 readers -
  • Regulatory Taking, Anyone?

    … Amendments of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the guidelines set forth by the Supreme Court in the 1978 Penn Central case. To no one’s surprise, the Town has signaled that it intends to appeal the verdict. Regardless, there is little doubt that state and local officials and their counsel have taken notice of the result and are trying to determine how to best enforce their regulations without sustaining a similar result. …

    Massachusetts Land Use Monitor- 13 readers -
  • The Basics on Deportation

    … of address within 10 days of moving. Are discovered to have committed marriage fraud. Helped smuggle other aliens into the U.S. Are or have been drug abusers or addicts, or have been convicted of any drug-related violations other than other than a single offense involving possession of 30 grams or less of marijuana for personal use. Have…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Supreme Court Declines To Hear Challenge To Colorado Tax Reporting Statute

    … of the U.S. Constitution, which, under Quill v. North Dakota, requires that a business have a physical presence in a state before it can be required to collect and remit state or local sales or use taxes for that state. After a federal district court ruled in favor of the DMA, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed that ruling. In an article…

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  • Dual Citizenship for United States Citizens

    … citizenship > Dual Citizenship for United States Citizens As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have had numerous clients ask me about whether dual citizenship is allowed under U.S. law. Below are some frequently asked questions. I am in the process of obtaining my U.S. citizenship, and would like to remain a citizen of another country. What…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • Pleading Florida’s Long-Arm Statute in Federal Trust Dispute

    … that exercise of jurisdiction would violate the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently engaged in this analysis in Abromats v. Abromats, Case No. 16-CV-60653 (S.D. Fla. Aug. 15, 2016) (Bloom, J.). In Abromats, the plaintiff alleged that the Court had diversity jurisdiction…

    Florida Probate, Trust and Estate Blog- 6 readers -
  • George Isaacson Addresses Digital Sales Tax Disputes In Bloomberg BNA Article

    … Dakota law and other provisions like it, Isaacson noted, conflicts with “well–established Supreme Court precedent” that the U.S. Constitution prohibits requiring retailers to collect tax for a state in which they have no physical presence. Isaacson noted that the strategy of the National Conference of State Legislatures of attempting to undermine…

    Brann & Isaacson- 13 readers -
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