Daily Archives: July 16, 2010 - 4 results


Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law by Arthur Buono  
Feds Investigate Outing of Alleged Illegal Aliens

A group calling themselves Concerned Citizens of the United States has sent a list of Utah residents it calls illegal aliens to federal officials and news outlets. Now the officials are investigating how the list was compiled. This comes as the battle over neighboring Arizona’s immigration law heats up, and Utah considers similar legislation.   Group espouses nonviolence, promises to watch for other illegals and fed action List contains private medical data Resident illegal aliens have few good options for …

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Posted 4 years ago in Uncategorized by Arthur Buono  
When Your Lawyer Can’t Keep a Secret

A lawyer who declined to represent Lindsay Lohan in her probation revocation case has given a tell-all story about their meeting to People magazine. He chirps about Lohan’s cluelessness and her deep personal hurt. His comments might make you wonder just how confidential your meeting with a lawyer really is.   Lawyer owes client a duty of confidentiality Attorney describes Lohan’s feelings and his thoughts on case Fellow lawyer calls foul in blog post   Lawyer Blabs About Meeting with Lindsay …

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Posted 4 years ago in Current Events by Arthur Buono  
High Murder Rate May Be Grounds for Asylum

A Guatemalan woman who claims deportation to her home country would be a death sentence won a federal court appeal this week. Her claim of asylum received sympathy from the Ninth Circuit. The court returned her case to the district court with instructions to reconsider her argument that the high murder rate of women in Guatemala prevents immigration officials from deporting her.   Asylum available if persecution likely or reasonably feared High Guatemalan murder rate said to justify asylum Victory …

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Posted 4 years ago in Banking Law by Arthur Buono  
Financial Regulation Reform Law Ready for Obama

Financial reform is finally ready for prime time. The Senate on Thursday passed the Dodd-Frank Act to combat the causes of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. The much-awaited law contains new rules for Wall Street trading, the banking industry, and consumer financial services.   Government can wind down Too Big To Fail firms Federal Reserve Bank heads Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Law leaves much detail to regulators to work out   Dodd-Frank Act Affects Banks, Trading, Consumers …

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