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Posts tagged "Theft & Property Crimes"

Judges: criminal sentencing must be tempered by equity

If you became aware as a college student that a visitor walked inside a campus building and unlawfully extracted $44 worth of quarters from a vending machine, you'd think that such person would merit a bit of punishment, right?

CEO: probable cause or not, DOJ out to get company executives

The head of a medical device maker and his company targeted in a whistleblower lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice were exonerated in a trial concluded earlier this year. Specifically, they were found not guilty on 10 criminal charges.

When it comes to acronyms, FACE certainly merits public's attention

Some North Carolinians and other Americans across the country might have last focused upon Al Franken when he was a droll and sarcastic principal of Saturday Night Live decades ago.

Charlotte-focused criminal law report: thoughts and considerations

At a recent news conference, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Chief Kerr Putney sketched a portrayal of local crime that some readers might reasonably regard as being a somewhat ambiguous take on the subject.

Considerations on North Carolina theft crimes, Part 2

We noted in our immediately preceding blog post (please see our January 8 entry) that a criminal theft charge appearing fairly straightforward on first appearance might actually entail material ambiguity -- even flat-out uncertainty -- on a number of fronts.

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