While Abe Hamadeh’s slow-rolling 2022 Election Contest of the ultra-close Attorney General race is still in a legal system purgatory between the trial court and the appellate courts (see accompanying article), the fur is flying with sanctions filings above and below.Above, in the Arizona Supreme Court, the Hamadeh legal team is OBJECTING to the Justices’ Order imposing sanctions on them for their quickly-denied Special Action Petition. Hamadeh attorney Tim LaSota filed the objection to Contestee (not in her official capacity) Kris Mayes’ $42,000+ legal bill – but not the Secretary of State’s $13,000 application.LaSota attempted
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A new federal law requires most legal entities to report specific information about the business and its owners.

Effective January 1, 2024, the federal Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) requires the majority of companies doing business in the U.S. to report to the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) specific information about the business entity and the people who have “substantial control” of it.

The CTA is a provision of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, which is part of a federal effort to combat shell corporations, LLCs and other entities that engage in illegal money laundering and other criminal financial activities.
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Even if a sexual assault accusation is false, it could permanently affect your life. It is critical to take any allegations of sexual assault or abuse against you seriously. Take certain steps to protect yourself as much as possible during this uncertain time. Most importantly, contact a criminal defense attorney at AZ Defenders right away for assistance.
Use Your Right to Remain Silent
One thing you should not do under any circumstances is speak to the police about the case without your attorney present. Even if an officer seems friendly or says he or she believes you are innocent, do
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In Wallrich, et al. v. Samsung, Case No. 22-CV-5506 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 12, 2023), federal district court judge Harry D. Leinenweber ordered Samsung to pay arbitration fees for almost 50,000 arbitration demands – and submit to arbitrating consumers’ claims that Samsung had committed violations of the Illinois privacy laws. Note that the court required this payment even though the arbitration provider was willing to waive the payment, pursuant to a provision in its supplemental rules. Here is a report on the case from Duane Morris:“The Named Plaintiffs filed 49,986 arbitration claims with the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) on September 7,
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Many small businesses experience legal problems and lawsuits. According to research, approximately 43 percent are threatened with litigation each year. Ongoing litigation is costly and can have devastating consequences on businesses, even if they reach the best available outcome in the case. While all companies, small and large, are subject to the possibility of lawsuits, […]
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Kari Lake’s have apparently given up challenging the results of the 2022 gubernatorial election. Instead, their appeal brief slings new allegations alleging that Maricopa County officials intentionally sabotaged the election and then perjured themselves. They tell the Court of Appeals judges that a new trial would be “futile”. So, instead of correcting alleged errors by the trial judge, they ask the appellate court to just order a new election.Besides not being how either Election Constests or appeals work, the 61-page Opening Brief devotes nearly half of its bulk addressing “new evidence” about Maricopa County’s certifications of the Vote Center tabulators
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Electronic commerce, or e-commerce, refers to the buying and selling of goods and services over the internet. In today’s interconnected world, e-commerce has emerged as a transformative force, revolutionizing how businesses operate and consumers shop. 
As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to advance and display its capacity to analyze vast datasets, it is progressively being incorporated into the e-commerce sector and conventional business practices. Let’s look at the types of e-commerce and how AI could affect its framework, bringing about unique challenges and opportunities. 
1. Business to Consumer (B2C)
This variation of e-commerce involves businesses selling products or services directly to
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On Thursday September 28 (beginning at 12:10 eastern), Texas A&M Professor Cynthia Alkon will deliver The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law’s 2023 Lawrence Lecture on Dispute Resolution: “Negotiating for Justice in our Criminal Legal System.” Here is the description from OSU’s website.

There is widespread and bipartisan agreement that the criminal legal system in the United States is broken and in need of reform.  Yet, little has changed. Mass incarceration continues to be a feature of the US criminal legal system. There are birth-to-prison pipelines where simply being born in a poor and underprivileged neighborhood vastly increases
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Probably most of the people who choose to become doctors or nurses do so because they want to help others.  For the doctors and nurses who have this as their reason for being, these are difficult times indeed.  More and more they are being forced to treat patients in a way that maximizes profits regardless of whether that treatment may be in the patient’s best interest or not.  This clash between the ideals of the health care professional and what they are being required to do by their employers is causing great emotional distress and driving many of the most
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As a dog bite lawyer with years of experience in the field, I understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll that a dog bite can take on an individual. If you or someone you know has been the victim of a dog bite in Scottsdale, AZ, it’s important to understand your legal rights and options. In this article, we will cover the Arizona laws surrounding dog bites and help you navigate the steps to protect your rights and seek fair compensation. So, what are the legal rights of a victim bitten by a dog in Scottsdale?

Arizona’s Dog Bite Law
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In this blog, we provide you with a detailed list of the content solutions you need for your law firm website. We also address how, through these content tools offered only at LawLytics, we help you optimize your website for SERP ranking. 
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Arizona pays its bills, and it has paid the $2.1M remediation bill from the U.S. government for the shipping container border wall. The U.S. dismissed its lawsuit against Governor Ducey-then-Hobbs today, indicating the check went through.The total cost to Arizona taxpayers for the stunt (the containers were said to be ineffectual) was more than $163M.The federal government sued because it alleged Arizona had placed the containers on land along the border that it was not permitted to use.
This article was reported by AZ Law founder Paul Weich. “AZ Law” includes articles, commentaries and updates about opinions from the
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If you are facing criminal charges for prostitution or sex solicitation in Arizona, protect yourself by hiring an experienced Phoenix prostitution defense lawyer  soon as possible. While prostitution is not classified as a sex crime in Arizona, you could still face serious potential penalties if convicted. A criminal defense attorney can build the strongest possible defense on your behalf.
Lack of Intent
Arizona Revised Statute (ARS) Section 13-3214 states that prostitution is a class 1 misdemeanor crime. ARS 13-3211 defines prostitution as “engaging in or agreeing or offering to engage in sexual conduct under a fee arrangement with any person
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If you have been injured in an accident, proving your case for trial or settlement is one thing. The other is to prove how much you have lost because of the accident so you can receive compensation for it, which is where our personal injury calculator and dedicated team of personal injury lawyers comes in. 
You have two years from the time of your accident resulting in personal injury to take action, so call us at (480) 498-8998 in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Chandler, or anywhere else in Maricopa County to set up a no-cost consultation and receive the compensation you’re entitled
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Being a dog bite victim can be a traumatizing experience, especially when it results in serious injuries, hospitalization, or even death. When a dog bite occurs, it’s essential to act swiftly and seek medical attention. Besides, you’re entitled to compensation if the bite was due to the owner’s negligence. However, filing a dog bite injury claim can be a challenging process and is subject to many legal requirements and deadlines. As the best dog bite lawyer in Scottsdale, AZ, I have seen many clients make common mistakes when filing injury claims. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the most
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Interesting — one charge is possession by a prohibited person, a user of unlawful drugs, but the other two are of lying on the 4473. There has been some dispute over whether the drug user prohibited person category is unconstitutional under Bruen, but questions are now also posed (1) is it constitutional to punish false statement under Bruen and (2) would it make any difference if the false statement concerned a prohibited person status that was unconstitutional?
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