James Holmes charged with murder in Colorado theater shooting

August 14, 2012

This article was contributed by Jenny Kim, client manager of Price Benowitz Criminal Defense. James Eagan Holmes, 24, is the alleged shooter in a horrific slaughter that took place July 20 in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater during a premier showing of “The Dark Knight Rises”. Holmes opened fire with a high-power semi-automatic weapon, a […]

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Arizona Law H.B. 2036 Which Criminalizes Abortions After 20 Weeks Is Upheld

August 7, 2012

This article was contributed by Jenny Kim. The Arizona Bill H.B. 2036, approved by Governor Brewer on April 12, 2012, has been upheld by a federal court, allowing the state to ban abortions for any fetus past a 20 week gestation period. While the Supreme Court has previously ruled against abortion bans for pregnancies under […]

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Fourth Amendment Rights and Criminal Defense in the US

June 13, 2012

Below is a US criminal law blog post written by Phil Balbo. For more information on the 4th amendment and what they could mean for an investigation involving you, please read more on Wikipedia. You can also visit our fairfax criminal lawyer site for more information or to schedule a free consultation. The Supreme Court’s […]

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SEC Investigates Chipotle—US Attorney’s Office in DC Leading Inquiry

June 1, 2012

It has been reported that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating the popular and well-known food chain, Chipotle Mexican Grill. Chipotle is by far the highest-profile entity pursued as part of the federal immigration strategy’s increased focus on employers hiring undocumented workers. Since January 2009, greater than 7,500 employers suspected of hiring […]

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Texting Teens and DC Car Accidents

May 28, 2012

The use of smartphones while driving continues to be a concern, with new information about how teens use technology while behind the wheel adding fuel to the legislative battles to ban smartphone use altogether. As is the case with other driving behaviors, such as driving after drinking and the use of seatbelts, teen drivers model […]

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