Category: Legal News

Prosecutions and federal felony cases matters, many – if not most – arrests do not end up as a criminal conviction with formal sentencing.

Plea bargaining and making deals in federal felony cases

Prosecutions and federal felony cases matters, many – if not most – arrests do not end up as a criminal conviction with formal sentencing after a full trial before a judge or jury, but instead are resolved out of the courtroom in what is called “plea bargaining.”  This involves attorneys representing both the government and the accused entering into negotiations without formal hearings or judicial input. Continue reading “Plea bargaining and making deals in federal felony cases”

Voters in five states in the general election approved have legalized marijuana usage. Husch Blackwell LLP attorneys say.

As More States Legalize Marijuana, Employers Need These Guidelines

Voters in five states in the general election approved have legalized marijuana usage. Husch Blackwell LLP attorneys say employers need to understand the new laws and workplace obligations and use caution when drug testing employees for marijuana in states that have legalized medical or off-duty use of the drug. Continue reading “As More States Legalize Marijuana, Employers Need These Guidelines”