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Ninth Circuit Rules on Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

By David Lindsey Attorney of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Fraud on Monday, April 16, 2012. In a 9-2 decision, California's 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that prosecutors are too broadly applying the 1984 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in going after someone who violates employer computer policies or a website's terms of service; the majority upheld the decision of San Francisco U.S. District Court judge...
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New Wyoming Insurance Fraud Legislation Signed into Law

By David Lindsey Attorney of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Fraud on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. The Wyoming State Legislature has approved a bill intended to target insurance fraud by allowing law enforcement to speak to insurance companies without first getting a subpoena. It also allows insurers to communicate more openly with law enforcement, giving them immunity when dealing with law enforcement agencies. http://www.mdavidlindsey.com/Practice-Areas/Fraud-Crimes.shtml A more broadly worded...
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Federal Sentences Vary Widely, But Are Not Politically Biased

By David Lindsey Attorney of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Federal Sentencing Law on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. In federal sentencing law news, the Associated Press reports that federal judges are handing out a wide range of sentences for similar crimes, according to an analysis by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse of sentencing records; the study shows that the judge's political party doesn't uniformly dictate those differences. http://www.mdavidlindsey.com/Federal-Crimes/Federal-Sentencing-Law.shtml...
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Supreme Court Search and Seizure Ruling In Use of GPS

By David Lindsey Attorney of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Search and Seizure on Monday, March 5, 2012. In a landmark ruling regarding privacy rights and search and seizure, the Supreme Court of the United States has suggested that law enforcement get a warrant before physically attaching GPS monitoring devices to a suspect's vehicle. While the ruling was unanimous that police had violated the suspect's Constitutional rights, the...
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Criminal Defense News: Supreme Court Reverses Murder Conviction

By David Lindsey Attorney of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Criminal Defense on Wednesday, February 29, 2012. In an 8-1 ruling favorable to criminal defense, the Supreme Court has reversed a New Orleans murder conviction based on so-called "Brady Violations" by the prosecutors in the case. Chief Justice Roberts delivered the opinion, in which all the Justices except Justice Thomas joined him. Juan Smith was convicted on five...
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Past Drug Charges Follow Convicted Felons

By David Lindsey Attorney of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Drug Charges on Tuesday, January 24, 2012. In a New York Times op-ed this last week, contributors Alfred Blumenstein and Kiminori Nakamura detailed the struggles faced by convicted felons as they try to move on with, and improve, their lives. Past drug charges follow these defendants long after they serve their time. They cite the story of Darrell...
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GPS Monitoring of Automobile to be Decided by Supreme Court

By David Lindsey Attorney of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Search and Seizure on Tuesday, November 22, 2011. Have advances in technology led to potential invasions of privacy by law enforcement? This question will be taken up by the nation's highest court this term, in the case United States v Jones, where a GPS tracking device placed on a suspect's car without a warrant. The court has long...
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Recorded Jail Phone Calls May be Used in Court

By David Lindsey Attorney of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Criminal Defense on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. The Second Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that an inmate's phone call to relatives with instructions for his attorney does not fall under the protection of "attorney-client privilege". The court has found that, because the inmate knew that his calls were being recorded, he did not have...
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Medical Marijuana: New Federal Drug Crime Push

On behalf of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Federal Drug Crimes on Friday, October 7, 2011. CNN is announcing a new federal drug crimes initiative by various United States Attorneys offices in California. According to reports, the Federal Government intends to begin using various federal prosecution tools to target the "large, for-profit marijuana industry". The article states: "Four U.S. attorneys -- Benjamin Wanger, Andre Birotte Jr., Laura Duffy...
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Emailing Your Attorney From a Work Computer May be a Bad Idea

On behalf of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Computer Crimes on Thursday, October 6, 2011. Emailing your attorney from a work email address may not be a good idea, according to a recent ethics opinion from the American Bar Association. In a recent interview on NPR, legal ethics expert Diane Karpman outlined the conflicts between attorney-client privilege and an employer's expectation of access to their employees' correspondence. "Clients...
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Computer Crimes: DOJ to Train Prosecutors in Cyber Espionage

By David Lindsey Attorney of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Computer Crimes on Wednesday, October 3, 2012. Citing what it calls a growing threat of computer crimes to national security, the United States Department of Justice has begun the training of more than 400 prosecutors as experts in the field of cyber espionage. http://www.mdavidlindsey.com/Criminal-Defense/Computer-Crimes-Defense/ An internal review has identified gaps in the department's identification of and response to...
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Colorado sees rise in new type of sex crime

On behalf of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Sex Crimes on Friday, September 30, 2011. According to authorities, a relatively new type of sex crime seems to be on the rise in the Denver area: upskirting, or taking pictures up women's garments without their knowledge or consent. Perpetrators of this sex crime may believe that it is harmless and that no one is getting hurt. While it is...
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Colorado marijuana dispensary is scene of alleged 12-hour robbery

On behalf of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Criminal Defense<. on Wednesday, September 21, 2011.   In Norwood, Colorado, two to three men allegedly raided a medical marijuana dispensary. According to police reports, the men held three individuals against their will by binding them with duct tape and threatening to kill them if they tried to contact the police. All three victims were subjected to multiple forms of...
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7 arrested in Colorado for alleged participation in drug ring

On behalf of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Drug Charges on Wednesday, September 14, 2011. Seven people have been arrested in Alamosa, Colorado, after allegations of involvement in a serious drug crime . The individuals were allegedly part of a drug trafficking ring in the San Luis Valley. The ring was allegedly designed to deliver methamphetamine and cocaine to individuals in the area. Investigators with the Alamosa Police...
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Colorado boy accused of killing parents sent to juvenile detention

On behalf of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Criminal Defense on Wednesday, September 7, 2011. A 13-year-old boy from Burlington, Colorado, has been accused of shooting his parents and stabbing two of his younger siblings. The parents were found dead in March, and the two siblings were severely injured but managed to survive. The 13-year-old boy, whose name has not been disclosed because of his age, has decided...
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New Case May Impact Preparing to Defend a Case

On behalf of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Preparing to Defend a Case on Tuesday, September 6, 2011. A New Jersey Supreme Court ruling is expected to have a far-reaching impact on the way a criminal case is tried in this country, and may also have a big impact on preparing to defend a case . The court has called into question the way in which traditional eyewitness...
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Medical marijuana leads to suspension for Colorado NASCAR driver

On behalf of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Drug Charges on Tuesday, August 30, 2011. The recent suspension of Colorado NASCAR driver Ronnie Hults has sparked a debate over the current medical marijuana laws in the state. The Colorado constitution allows for the use of medical marijuana as long as person has a prescription. However, a short sentence in the legislation says that employers do not have to...
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Colorado heroin distribution ring busted

On behalf of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Drug Charges on Tuesday, August 23, 2011. A drug trafficking bust occurred recently in Pueblo, Colorado. The bust, which had been in the works for nine months, led to the arrest of 24 people and seized more than $2 million worth of black tar heroin from the streets of Pueblo. Investigators say they were surprised that the heroin they discovered...
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Colorado man arrested in Internet sex crime sting

On behalf of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Sex Crimes on Tuesday, August 16, 2011. A recent arrest has landed a 42-year-old Wellington, Colorado, man in jail for allegations of Internet crimes . The man was the subject of an investigation done by the Littleton Police Department and the Colorado Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The investigation, which led to the 42-year-old man's arrest, involved an Internet...
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Colorado man sentenced to 30 years for sex crimes

On behalf of David Lindsey, Attorney at Law posted in Sex Crimes on Wednesday, August 10, 2011. A man who allegedly molested more than 10 young boys has been sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for his sex crimes by a judge in Colorado. The 42-year-old man has spent time in prison previously for convictions of sexual assault against two boys during the 1990s. During discussions related to...
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