Monthly Archives: June 2017

Slim’s Criminal Law News June 25 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Supreme Court Rules for Jae Lee! The Latest in Crimmigration Law.

Yesterday the Supreme Court issued an important ruling in United States v. Jae Lee. It’s really a double victory for two constitutional safeguards: (1) the right to counsel; and (2) the right to trial by jury.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 20 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

A new legal precedent means Americans can go to jail for what they say

In the American legal tradition, there’s no duty to rescue a person in danger—except if you’re the one who creates the danger, putting someone in peril. Say you see a kid drowning in a pool. You don’t have to do anything. But if you deliberately or otherwise pushed the child in, you must act.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 4 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial begins Monday

Bill Cosby has been accused by more than 50 women of sexual assault — and the sheer weight of that number has led to crushing condemnation in the court of public opinion.

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