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Federal Judge Tosses Stingray, Cell Phone Tracking, Evidence Out of Court

Written by: John Floyd Police love them. They are called Stingrays—surveillance devices that can deceive a criminal suspect’s cell phone into revealing its location. The ACLU has combined a list of 66 law enforcement agencies in 24 states and the District of Columbia that possess stingray devices. Stingrays Trick Cells Phones into Revealing Location According […]

Changes to Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Fraud Cases A Step in the Right Direction

By John T. Floyd You can read the original blog entry here. On April 9, 2015, the U.S. Sentencing Commission voted to amend economic crime guidelines and to change the drug quantity table to account for the rescheduling of hydrocodone.  The response from defense lawyers and others concerned with fair and reasonable sentencing has been […]