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A Change in Military Pension Division: The End of Court-Adjudicated Indemnification - Howell v. Howell

2018 A Change in Military Pension Division: The End of Court-Adjudicated Indemnification – Howell v. Howell by Eliza Grace Lynch EGL Law Review Article- Howell Read More
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Elliot Abrams forfeiture win discussed in NC Lawyers Weekly

A victory by Raleigh white collar criminal defense lawyer Elliot Abrams in asset forfeiture case the subject of NC Lawyers Weekly article. Read More
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Campaign Donation Investigations Likely

Election season has just ended, so investigations into campaign donations are likely to begin. Politically-active people and companies should be aware that these investigations often result in serious federal criminal charges. Elections laws are comp… Read More
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Understanding Your Right to Remain Silent

You know it from television, if nothing else: As a criminal suspect, you have the right to remain silent. Whether or not you know it by name, you are probably also familiar with what is known as the Miranda warning, which is the statement police read… Read More
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CPSB Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorneys named NC Super Lawyers 2016

We are honored that Raleigh NC Criminal Defense Attorneys Joe Cheshire and Brad Bannon have again been named Super Lawyers by SuperLawyers.com. We are also proud to announce that, for the third year in a row, Joe Cheshire has been named Top Lawyer in… Read More
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Supreme Court grants review of Va. Governor's conviction

As a follow up to this post, the Supreme Court has granted review of the question of the scope of the term “official act” in federal bribery law. This is an important question for white collar defense lawyers, particularly those who deal… Read More
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Mayor's Bribery Convictions Upheld, Asset Forfeiture Arguments Rejected

In 2014, a federal jury convicted the former mayor of New Orleans (2002-2010) of twenty federal white-collar felonies including bribery, honest service wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and filing false tax returns. (Here’s the… Read More
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Business NC names Four of Cheshire Parker's Raleigh criminal defense lawyers as "Legal Elite"

We are proud to announce that Business North Carolina‘s 2016 Legal Elite has named four of Cheshire Parker’s Raleigh criminal defense lawyers as Legal Elite in the field of criminal law. Elliot Abrams, Bradley Bannon, and Collin Cook have… Read More
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Va governor's bribery conviction should be overturned

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was convicted last year of honest services wire fraud, a vague law that the Supreme Court saved from constitutional challenge by redefining it to outlaw bribery and kickbacks by public officials. Unlike the standard an… Read More
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Federal Government passes rules allowing asset freezes for computer hacking suspects

In April 2015, the president created new rules allowing the federal government to freeze the assets of those suspected to be involved in high-level computer hacking. (Executive Order; RT.Com article). On December 31, 2015, the Treasury Department pub… Read More
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