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  • U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Application of Padilla v. Kentucky in Deportations
    U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Application of Padilla v. Kentucky in Deportations

    Padilla does not apply retroactively to cases already final on direct review. In CHAIDEZ v. UNITED STATES , No. 11-820. Argued November 1, 2012-Decided February 20, 2013, the United States Supreme ...

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  • Cell Data Being Used As A Way to
    Cell Data Being Used As A Way to "Track" Suspects

    The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held the "pinging" technology or the mining of cell data was not in violation of the Warrant Clause of the 4th Amendment. In States v. Skinner , 09-6497, 2012 WL ...

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  • Mandatory Sentences for Sex Offenders
    Mandatory Sentences for Sex Offenders

    The Pennsylvania Superior Court reviews Megan's Law mandatory sentences for sex offenders or the "three strikes law" for sex offenders in a case decided in September 2012 The Pennsylvania Superior ...

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  • Drug Possession Hollywood Style
    Drug Possession Hollywood Style

    ALICE IN CHAINS' MIKE STARR ARRESTED FOR DRUG POSSESSION AFTER CELEBRITY REHAB STINT Mike Starr from Alice in Chains, has been arrested for drug possession, a drug crime. This is more than the typical ...

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