Opinion here. Now, the defendant was someone who ought to be behind bars, for a long time, and fn. 4 suggests that he will be behind bars for a time on state charges. Given that, I wonder why the federales brought charges, over what was the least of his offenses. Maybe looking for publicity?

The Fifth Circuit notes that, under Bruen, the test is text, history, and tradition, and the analogs the government advanced were either inappropriate (the Militia Act of 1662, which was part of the basis of the 1688 Declaration of Rights) or simply stretching things too
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Jon is a monthly contributor to Roads & Bridges magazine. He has been writing the law section for the magazine since January 2020. The link below will take you directly to the Roads & Bridges Online Publication A Shallow Concrete Pour Leads to an Interesting Lawsuit January 1, 2023  
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 “AZ Law” includes articles, commentaries and updates about opinions from the Arizona Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court, as well as trial and appellate courts, etc. AZ Law is founded by Phoenix attorney Paul Weich, and joins Arizona’s Politics on the internet. AZ Law airs on non-profit Sun Sounds of Arizona, a statewide reading service that provides audio access to printed material for people who cannot hold or read print material due to a disability. If you know someone who could benefit from this 24/7 service, please let them know about member-supported Sun Sounds. And, YOU can donate or 
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In a surprise move this afternoon, U.S. District Court Judge Mike Liburdi refused to accept a stipulation from new Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes and the Biden Department of Justice to dismiss her predecessor’s long-running lawsuit against possible COVID vaccine mandates.Arizona’s Law has provided coverage as former AG Mark Brnovich’s office struggled to find ways to maintain their first-in-the-nation 2021 lawsuit against possible mandates, trying to tie it to immigration policies, federal contractors and more. It has been a roller coaster ride of a legal action, continuing during the post-election transition period.This morning, an agreement to bring the roller
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As of Jan. 1, 2023, pay-if-paid clauses are unenforceable, regardless of whether a surety/payment bond claim is involved.  This is only for subcontracts created on/after 1/1/23. Also for subcontracts created on/after 1/1/23, the prime must specifically identify and notify the sub of withholding as underlined below. Per Va Code 11-4.6(C), for any withholding, the prime […]
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Intergenerational Wealth and Your Estate Plan When accumulating a valuable portfolio of assets, investments, and money, it is essential to ensure the wealth passes to future generations. An estate plan protects your legacy by leaving that intergenerational wealth to your loved ones. With these plans, children and grandchildren will not have to worry about housing, […]
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Finding the right attorney is one of the most important steps you can take if you or someone close to you is facing criminal charges. It’s important to hire an experienced and knowledgeable attorney who can protect your rights and provide the best possible legal defense. Here are ten questions you should ask any potential criminal defense attorney before making a hiring decision.
1. What is your experience in criminal defense law?
It is important to ask about a lawyer’s experience when it comes to defending against criminal charges, as this can have a major impact on the outcome of
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A Utah plastic surgeon has been charged by the United States with health care fraud and conspiracy arising out of a year-long scheme to sell fake Covid vaccination cards.  The cards were sold for $50 each.  It is unclear exactly how many cards were sold.

In addition to selling the fake cards, the doctor and members of his office staff also destroyed over doses of vaccine that they received that were worth over $28,000.  They pretended to administer these destroyed doses, but did not.  In some cases, children were injected with saline rather than actual vaccine.  The saline injections were
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Big rig accidents in Phoenix are becoming an increasingly common occurrence. As the city continues to grow and the number of trucks on the roads increases, so do the accident statistics involving trucks. These accidents can be incredibly dangerous and devastating, as they can involve multiple vehicles, severe damage, and even tragic fatalities.
The causes of these accidents vary, but some of the most common include driver fatigue, distracted driving, dangerous weather, and faulty equipment. Unfortunately, the victims of big rig accidents are often left with costly medical bills and property damage. As a result, it is important for drivers
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After a car accident, it is important to remember to stay calm and take care of the necessary steps to ensure the safety of yourself and others. Common mistakes after a car accident include not calling the police, not exchanging insurance information with the other party, not taking pictures of the scene of the accident, not seeking medical attention if necessary, and not filing an accident report.
It is important to heed basic advice following an accident, as mitigating mistakes can have serious implications down the line. Many common missteps can be easily avoided with some foresight and caution.
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Distracted driving is a major contributing factor to car accidents, which can lead to increased car insurance rates. Studies have shown that distracted driving is the cause of up to 80% of all car crashes. This can lead to expensive medical bills, excessive property damage, and costly legal proceedings, all of which may be covered by car insurance. As a result, insurance companies often raise rates for drivers with a history of distracted driving.
Analyzing the Consequences of Distracted Driving on Car Insurance Rates
Insurance companies may choose to deny coverage to drivers with a history of distracted driving,
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There is a LOT of confusion about what is happening in Kari Lake’s Election Contest appeal. One of her stated reasons for holding her Sunday rally is “to get everybody focused on what’s happening in our case, because the fake news won’t cover it fairly”. She also mentioned she will be encouraging everyone to “start praying for the judges”. We have been trying to address some of the incorrect information that has been spread about the appeal for the past month. We have been publishing the Briefs filed by all parties, and other filings – largely because the appellate courts
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