Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Preparation and Filing of Sensitive Tax and Information Returns, and the Practitioner’s Dilemma
Richard J. Sapinski
Richard J. Sapinski and Eric L. Green discuss defending someone under investigation in a criminal tax case and examine how these cases can get complicated by “sensitive tax returns.
"Very often, people deem criminal law is tougher than criminal business law. I don’t agree; I believe that practicing criminal business law implies facing specific difficulties, in particular, the high technicity of cases."
Attorneys from across the world consider what the future holds for businesses and individuals with foreign holdings and investments.
Police body camera footage can offer criminal defense attorneys a new perspective and evidentiary tool.
Quarles & Brady
Aver Lex won the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Criminal Defense in Ukraine.
Matthew G. Kaiser
The United States government has not been shy about bringing criminal cases in the United States based on conduct that happened abroad.
Making A Murderer’s Dean Strang fights for the fair administration of criminal justice.
If the trend of decriminalizing the use of small amounts of marijuana for recreational and/or medicinal purposes continues, marijuana may be widely available across the country within a matter of years.
Violeta Saranciuc and Cosmin Vasile
This is how it may affect your ongoing dispute.
Arguedas, Cassman & Headley
Cris Arguedas on defending the accused.
Michelle V. Rafter
Judge Shira A. Scheindlin means it when she says social media is “totally disrupting the court system.”
“If this is the law, nobody is safe.”
Ajamie attorney Courtney D. Scobie discusses her practice.
Christopher L. Thomas
Worksite enforcement is likely to take center stage in 2018.
Victor Jimenez Carbayo
Four issues must be fulfilled: a legal person can be punished for the crime, the individual who has committed the crime is a member of the organization, the corporation directly or indirectly benefits, and the corporation has not implemented any measures to prevent the commission of the crime.
The primary question will likely come down to whether or not cell phone data and location records are protected interests under the Fourth Amendment.
The 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winning firm was recognized in Germany for Restructuring and Insolvency Law.
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
Vincent D. Louwagie
Jury service is one of the most important civic duties a citizen is called upon to perform. Juries help protect our rights and liberties in a fundamental way; through the jury system members of the public decide civil and criminal disputes.
It is easy to buy guns and hard to hold anyone other than the user accountable.
In these post-conviction cases, we look for Constitutional violations that deprived the defendant of a fair trial and undermined confidence in the outcome.
Andrew J. Edelberg
As successful as I became these past years, the very harsh and stark reality of my clients’ positions and lives sank in more than ever.
Ayala Gómez discusses Oliva-Ayala's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for criminal defense law in Spain.
Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers can now position themselves as reliable industry resources.
John L. Pinnix
For immigration attorneys, this New Year needs more than routine reflection and the usual strategic planning.
Davorin J. Odrcic
I watched Donald Trump’s speech announcing his candidacy while waiting for a client’s interview at the Milwaukee office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Historically, there has been vigorous debate among the residents of Puerto Rico for and against the privatization of public property and public services.