Euphoria dashed in an instant.
One legal commentator calls it "shocking."
In candor, we certainly can't say that we are surprised by the unambiguous results of a recent DUI/DWI-related study conducted by a national provider of information on insurance rates and consumer options.
The longest federal sentence ever imposed upon a defendant in a health care fraud case was recently handed down by a federal judge in Texas … to a terminally ill mother of young twins who has advanced breast cancer and a dire prognosis.
IRS agents, as well as federal and state criminal task forces across the country, have routinely defended the confiscation of assets from individuals and families under asset forfeiture laws. The oft-advanced argument touting program policies and results is that law enforcers are merely going after bad guys, that is, depriving law breakers of the spoils derived from ill-gotten gains.
Clearly, there is a problem linked with a fair number of police-citizen interactions during police-initiated traffic and pedestrian stops in California communities, and rules have been authored that seek to address that and to reduce encounters resulting in negative outcomes.
It wasn't exactly as though U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had to be corralled and cajoled unmercifully to utter a comment that a large American demographic has been impatiently waiting to hear for months.
For singer Scotty McCreery, a former winner of American Idol, the recent weapon-related snafu he was involved in had nothing to do with his concealing of a gun without a legal permit to carry.
There will be no dearth of people paying close attention to a case focused upon cellphones and privacy in the United States Supreme Court's upcoming autumn term.
"Almost without exception," states a recent NPR criminal law-focused article, "police videos are controlled by the law enforcement agencies that created them."