U.S. Constitution

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

    … includes a range of non-violent crimes that the offender typically commits to attaining financial gains. Have you been accused of a white-collar crime in Texas? Contact The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp today >> Overview of White-Collar Crime White-collar criminal offenses may include: Healthcare fraud Insider trading (securities fraud…

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  • 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…

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  • Degrees of Felonies and the Consequences

    … advantage. The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp has defended first, second, and third-degree felony crime charges. Before Mr. Sharp went into private practice, he was the Assistant District Attorney for the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. He understands what clients face from prosecutors who want a conviction. Keep in mind: People who…

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  • 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…

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  • 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. …

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  • The Basics on Deportation

    …-citizens have the right to a lawyer, as well as other rights under the U.S. Constitution. The immigration authorities cannot simply deport someone without providing a chance to be heard. If you believe that you might have a right to remain in the U.S., you should insist on your right to a lawyer and to a hearing on the merits of their case. If you…

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  • 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

    … may want to speak with a Miami immigration lawyer. Does this mean that the United States will tolerate divided loyalties? Absolutely not. Dual citizens must obey U.S. laws, uphold the U.S. Constitution, and in every other way adhere to the naturalization oath that they take. They are also required by the I.N.A. to carry their U.S. passport when…

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  • 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…

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