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9th Circuit Criminal Handbook Now Available
Posted on 16 Mar 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

The latest addition to the LexisNexis Circuit Criminal Handbook series, the new Ninth Circuit Criminal Handbook is a comprehensive handbook that guides practitioners through every topic in the Ninth Circuit's criminal law jurisprudence. This portable... Read More

John Castellano On The Legal Significance, Practical Impact Of People v. Ortega
Posted on 8 Mar 2011 by John M. Castellano

In People v. Ortega [ enhanced version available to subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], the New York Court of Appeals addressed for the first time in more than 50 years the admissibility of hearsay statements... Read More

High Court Hears Arguments On Prisoner's Right To Sue Prison Employees
Posted on 1 Nov 2011 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A federal prisoner suing over his alleged mistreatment behind bars has failed to show that the remedies provided in Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of Federal Bureau of Narcotics (403 U.S. 388 [1971]) are applicable... Read More