We note on our criminal defense website at The Law Office of John W. Noonan in Pleasanton the many enforcement probes these days of government investigators focused on alleged white collar criminal activity.
We submit in today's blog post that even some people who disagree with the recent ruling of a U.S. federal appellate court regarding warrants and the suppression of evidence can understand the court's reasoning and its rationale for ruling against the government.
As duly noted in an online overview of tax-focused subject matter, the Internal Revenue Service understands that the federal tax code and attendant rules "are difficult for most people to decipher."
Persons who take more than a passing interest in criminal law matters -- as we know our readers in Alameda County and across California do -- are certainly aware that law enforcers now deem white collar crime to be a focal point of highest concern.
O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing garnered national headlines this week. Indeed, some may believe that he is still receiving unfair celebrity treatment for simply being granted a hearing. This sentiment arguably spilled over when the commissioners voted unanimously to grant parole.
"Big" is a relative term, of course, which can only be fleshed out in reference to a specific matter through comparison with something else in the same genre.
We suspect that very few of our readers in the Bay Area or elsewhere across California would harbor any discontent regarding the sentencing outcome recently announced by a federal judge in a bank robbery case from another state. We relate the material details immediately below.
Virtually any commentary or general overview focusing on the topic of federal crime will heavily stress behavior in the so-called "white collar" criminal realm.
Among all business realms, a select few unquestionably seem to be the targets of comparatively intense government scrutiny -- local, state and federal -- when it comes to regulatory and compliance issues.
After the election on Nov. 8, civil rights groups have sounded the alarm over a number of violent incidents targeting minorities, particularly Muslims, Latinos and African-Americans. The incidents ranged from harassment to intimidation at school or church. Some of them were also targeted at Trump supporters.