California Legal professional Basic Urges Congress to Additional Tackle Historic Drug Sentencing Inequities by Amending the First Step Act – Issues Resentencing Aid to All People Convicted of Low-Degree Crack Cocaine Offenses

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Joins a bipartisan coalition of 25 attorneys general calling on Congress to extend existing penal relief to anyone convicted of minor crack cocaine offenses Sept. 5, 2021 – OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta joined a bipartisan coalition of 25 attorneys general last week to urge Congress to amend the First Step Act of … Read more

US lawyer for Massachusetts to step down at finish of month | State Information

US attorney for Massachusetts to step down at end of month | State News

BOSTON (AP) – The U.S. attorney for Massachusetts, the state’s top law enforcement officer, announced Wednesday that he would be stepping down later this month. Andrew Lelling, who was appointed by President Donald Trump in 2017, said in a statement that he resigned from President Joe Biden earlier this week. It is not uncommon for … Read more

Biden administration as US Legal professional John Lausch, main Madigan investigation, and different Trump appointees to step down

Biden administration as US Attorney John Lausch, leading Madigan investigation, and other Trump appointees to step down

CHICAGO (WLS) – The Biden administration has called on US attorney John Lasuch and 55 other Trump-appointed US attorneys to resign. Lausch is overseeing the corruption investigation against former Illinois House spokesman Mike Madigan and took over the chief federal prosecutor’s office in Northern Illinois four years ago. He, along with the other people appointed … Read more

Legal professional normal’s Workplace of Civil Rights one step nearer to permanency following home vote

Attorney general’s Office of Civil Rights one step closer to permanency following house vote

RICHMOND, Virginia (WRIC) – The Virginia House of Representatives passed law on Monday to establish the Civil Rights Office as an integral part of the attorney general. Attorney General Mark Herring established the office in January to prioritize work to secure and expand civil rights. According to Hering’s office, these efforts include protecting Virginians from … Read more

Nicola Hanna, U.S. legal professional in Los Angeles, to step down

Nicola Hanna, U.S. attorney in Los Angeles, to step down

Nicola T. Hanna, the US attorney for the Central District of California, is stepping down this week from leading the Los Angeles federal prosecutor’s office, where he has overseen the 280 attorneys prosecuting federal law violations for three years. Represented the United States in civil disputes and national security issues in a seven-county district with … Read more

Lawyer for Andre’ Hill’s household calls Columbus police officer’s firing “good first step”

Attorney for Andre' Hill’s family calls Columbus police officer’s firing “good first step”

Adam Coy was also warned by his superiors that he initially did not activate his body-worn camera and did not provide any assistance to Hill after he was shot. COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Police Officer Adam Coy was fired from his job with the Columbus Division of Police Monday afternoon – less than a week … Read more

ICC report ‘important’ step to proceed Duterte drug conflict probe – lawyer

ICC report 'significant' step to continue Duterte drug war probe - lawyer

President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a message after accepting the testimonies of the new Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See-elect Charles John Brown during the virtual testimony presentation at the Malacañang Palace on December 14, 2020. Ace Morandante, presidential photo MANILA – A lawyer on Thursday described the latest findings from the International Criminal Court (ICC) … Read more

Miami Seaside’s metropolis lawyer will step in as interim metropolis supervisor beginning Saturday

Miami Beach’s city attorney will step in as interim city manager starting Saturday

MIAMI BEACH, – Miami Beach will have a provisional city administrator starting Saturday after the city commission officially voted unanimously for their city attorney to step in the role when they conduct a national search for a permanent replacement. Raul Agulia, Miami Beach City Attorney since 2014, has been appointed to succeed City Manager Jimmy … Read more

Petitions of the week: First Step Act, student-athlete compensation, detained bystanders and extra

Petitions of the week: First Step Act, student-athlete compensation, detained bystanders and more

Posted on Friday November 13th, 2020 at 3:59 pm by Andrew Hamm This week we are highlighting certification motions calling on the Supreme Court to review, among other things, the First Step Act reassessment, the amateurism in college sports under the Sherman Antitrust Act, and an exception to the warrant obligation of the Fourth Amendment … Read more