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Criminal defense attorney, Lorraine Gauli-Rufo shares news and articles pertaining to criminal and federal law.

 

Crime-Fraud Exception

A New Jersey criminal defense lawyer can explain that the attorney-client privilege protects information that you convey to him or her. However, there is an exception to this privilege. The crime-fraud exception does not allow such communication to be privileged if it...

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Personal Jurisdiction and Cyber Crime

Lawsuits over Internet issues are quite often problematic matters. This is because local courts often do not—or claim they do not—have jurisdiction to rule on issues related to a business in another state. There are a number of ways companies have to get around this...

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United States v. Tweel

New Jersey Federal tax fraud attorneys may discuss the case of United States v. Tweel because of its important holding and implications for tax cases. Here is an overview of what you may need to know. Holding In this Fifth Circuit case, the appellate court held that...

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Why You Need a Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are facing one or more criminal charges, your first question should be “Do I need professional representation?” You could attempt to defend yourself in court or you could seek to have a public defender represent you. Both of these moves are fraught with risk....

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Police Search of Vehicles

The law regarding searches and seizures are governed by the 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Constitutional case law arising from the 4th Amendment is highly fact-specific: rights depend on where an individual is (home, car, friend’s house, etc.), as...

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