Monthly Archives: December 2016

Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 23 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Court Finds Mandatory Drug Testing of College Students Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court today found that requiring college students to take a drug test as a condition of enrollment violates the U.S. Constitution.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 22 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

New evidence says US sex-offender policies are actually causing more crime

Banning ex-offenders from living near playgrounds may be backfiring.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 15 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

What Laws Apply to Crimes Committed in Space?

What laws do astronauts follow in space? What happens if an astronaut smokes pot, commits murder, or breaks other criminal laws while in space?

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 14 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

SC senators propose arming teachers, creating hate crime law

A proposal by state Sen. Kevin Bryant, R-Anderson, would allow teachers and other officials with proper clearance to carry a weapon on school property.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 12 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

No criminal charges for father who left toddler in hot car all day

A father whose child died in his car in Saint-Jérôme in August will not be accused of any crime, the Crown confirmed on Monday.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 5 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Indiana courts struggle to say when child discipline becomes a crime

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosier parents who discipline their children using spanking, whipping or beating generally are immune from criminal sanctions for battery — unless the punishment goes too far.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 1 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Capital punishment: A thin line between life and death

For 28 years, Anthony Ray Hinton woke up every day in a 5ft by 7 ft death cell. From that cramped space, he saw 54 men being led to the execution chamber, where electrocution put an end to their lives.

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