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Owner Of Medical Street Clinic and Other Doctors Involved In Illegal Distribution Of More Than Five Million Oxycodone Pills Indicted in Pill Mill Scheme

Indictments have been unsealed against 24 defendants in connection with a massive drug distribution ring that operated out of a purported medical clinic with multiple locations in the Bronx, New York, known as “Astramed,” which unlawfully distributed more than five million tablets of the...

First Amendment and Off-Label Promotion – Prosecute What I Do, Not What I Say

On December 3, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the conviction of Alfred Caronia (“ Caronia ”), who had been tried and convicted of participating in an unlawful conspiracy to introduce a misbranded drug into interstate commerce in violation of the U...

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Jay Shapiro on Rodriguez v. United States: The Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on the Reasonableness of a Traffic Stop Extended for a Canine Sniff

Rodriguez v. United States presents an important issue concerning permissible police conduct during a traffic stop, particularly: after a law enforcement officer has completed a traffic infraction stop, does the continued detention of the driver to conduct a dog sniff, without probable cause or reasonable...