People Law | Legal Blog
15
archive,paged,category,category-legal-blog,category-15,paged-154,category-paged-154,qode-quick-links-1.0,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode_grid_1300,footer_responsive_adv,qode-theme-ver-11.2,qode-theme-bridge,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.2.1,vc_responsive

Legal Blog

The petition of the day is: Torrez v. United States 17-1189 Issues: (1) Whether the categorical approach set forth in Taylor v. United States and its progeny applies to determine whether a defendant has “previously been convicted” of a relevant offense; (2) whether prior-conviction aggravators can be satisfied...

In a Saturday tweet from Florida, President Trump took aim at California Gov. Jerry Brown for pardoning five immigrants who were facing deportation, reports the Washington Post. Trump said that, “Governor Jerry ‘Moonbeam’ Brown pardoned 5 criminal illegal aliens whose crimes include (1) Kidnapping and...

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent went on a conservative radio show Friday evening and lobbed another round of insults at the most outspoken survivors of the Valentine’s Day mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl., McClatchy Newspapers reports. Nugent...