Daily Archives: July 19, 2010 - 4 results


Posted 4 years ago in Uncategorized by Arthur Buono  
Florida Lawyer a Mortgage Foreclosure Machine

One Florida lawyer has made millions off the dark side of the American dream. He represents some of the country’s biggest banks, and has started over 100,000 mortgage foreclosure cases in the Sunshine State. As reported by the St. Petersburg Times, he also faces ethics inquiries into his business practices.   Twenty percent of Florida mortgages in default Lawyer handles foreclosure business for nation’s mortgage giants Foreclosure practices and business relationships trouble Florida Bar   Lawyer Behind One-in-Five Florida Foreclosures …

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Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law by Arthur Buono  
New York Shuts Down Stop-And-Frisk Database

New York Governor David Paterson signed a law last Friday doing away with a database of persons whom police had stopped for interrogation and released. Critics of the database said police should not keep records of persons who have not been accused of wrongdoing. Police say the database was an effective and fair method of combating crime.   Stop-and-frisk a limited form of police encounter Police may briefly challenge a person based on reasonable suspicion Critics claim the database created …

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Posted 4 years ago in Internet Law by Arthur Buono  
Terrorism Suspected in Blog Platform Shutdown

The FBI reportedly has caused the shutdown of an internet blogging community. The community’s host said that it shut down the platform after receiving a request from a law enforcement agency it initially declined to identify. The host at first gave no reason for the action.   Web hosting service terminates blogging community Bomb-making tips and targets said to cause shutdown Copyright infringement, child pornography common areas of investigation   Government Censors over 70,000 Blogs A statement on the shuttered …

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Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law by Arthur Buono  
Sex Offender Laws Scaled Back Under Fire

Georgia lawmakers recently amended the state’s sex offender laws to make it easier for certain offenders to find a place to live. Offenders who committed their offense before June 4, 2003 can now live anywhere in the state. Restrictions still apply to offenders who committed their crimes after that date.   Sex offenders must register with states Sex offender laws may limit places an offender may live Some laws called too restrictive or unfair in application   Sex Offenders Have …

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