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NACDL News Release: House Judiciary Committee Overcriminalization Task Force Established


Bipartisan Effort Establishes House Judiciary Committee Overcriminalization Task Force Washington, DC (May 7, 2013) – The House Committee on the Judiciary this morning voted unanimously to create the “Overcriminalization Task Force of 2013.” According to Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte … Continue reading

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The tax education of Lauryn Hill: Prison


(CNN) — Lauryn Hill told the judge who sentenced her to prison that she planned to pay her taxes; it was just a question of when. Read full article here: http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/06/showbiz/lauryn-hill-prison/index.html

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China Trade Consultant Robert Spearman on his Life Abroad


http://www.blogtalkradio.com/enchantedlifesalon/2013/05/05/baby-boomers-going-global–working-overseas–importexport

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New Article Discussing Findings in New Sentencing Commission Report


But the main reason Congress has upped the penalties for men who possess child pornography is the deep-seated belief that many of them physically abuse children and that they are highly likely to keep doing so because they can’t stop … Continue reading

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Mark Allenbaugh to speak at AFDA online seminar on USSC Federal Child Pornography Offenses Report


Association Of Federal Defense Attorneys (AFDA) Online Seminar PROGRAM: The New Sentencing Commission Report on Federal Child Pornography Offenses: What Practitioners Need to Know SPEAKERS: Mark Allenbaugh (former staff attorney at U.S. Sentencing Commission) Tess Lopez (sentencing mitigation specialist; former … Continue reading

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Teacher escapes aggravated criminal sexual abuse charge for sex with minor student


A high school physical education teacher will spend 10 years on the Illinois sex offender registry after she was caught having sex with a student in the parking lot of a Kohl’s department store. Read the full story here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/24/ashley-blumenshine-sentenced-sex-with-student_n_3145821.html?utm_hp_ref=crime#slide=2077984 … Continue reading

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THE SEQUESTER, FURLOUGHS AND FEDERAL EMPLOYEES THE SEQUESTER, FURLOUGHS AND FEDERAL EMPLOYEES


THE SEQUESTER, FURLOUGHS AND FEDERAL EMPLOYEES THE SEQUESTER, FURLOUGHS AND FEDERAL EMPLOYEES 28 February 2013 Thursday by Bill Aramony Beginning in the 1980s, I represented employees on reduction-in-force, and related furlough cases. With the budget sequester, I now am getting furlough questions … Continue reading

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Another Bad Inspection for CCA-Owned Lake Erie Correctional Institution


For the second time in six months, Correction Corporation of America’s (CCA) privately owned Lake Erie Correctional Institution (LaECI) has received a dismal report from prison inspectors. The report, issued Friday by the Correctional Institution Inspection Committee (CIIC) presents some … Continue reading

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Computer scam threatens prosecution for child porn, demands payment


A Pike County family received an alarming message while browsing the Internet, accusing them of accessing child pornography and demanding they pay a fine to avoid prosecution. News 4′s Mike Colombo traced the pop-up message back to online scam artists. … Continue reading

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After ‘Anonymous’ Attack, Sentencing Body Seeks Blogger’s Help


The U.S. Sentencing Commission completed a major new report on federal sentencing last month. But with its website knocked out by hackers, it couldn’t post the report – thousands of pages long – on its own. As a last resort, … Continue reading

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