David Finn – A Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Entries from January 2009

U.S. Supreme Court has had it with District Courts

January 27th, 2009 · No Comments

For the second time in less than a week, the Supreme Court has summarily reversed a federal appeals court for failing to strictly follow post-Booker sentencing law.  In Nelson v. United States, __ S.Ct. __, 2009 WL 160585 (Jan. 26, 2009), the Court took the Fourth Circuit to task for affirming a within-guidelines sentence despite […]

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Tags: criminal law · Federal Law · Government · Supreme Court Opinions

Attorney-Client Privilege Reform Needed

January 15th, 2009 · No Comments

COALITION TO PRESERVE THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE American Chemistry Council American Civil Liberties Union Association of Corporate Counsel Business Civil Liberties, Inc. Business Roundtable The Financial Services Roundtable Frontiers of Freedom Lawyers for Civil Justice National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers National Association of Manufacturers Retail Industry Leaders Association U.S. Chamber of Commerce COMPREHENSIVE REFORM STILL […]

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Tags: criminal law · David Finn · Federal Law

Holder Should Support Executive Order On Attorney-Client Privilege

January 15th, 2009 · No Comments

WASHINGTON, DC — The Coalition to Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege issued the following statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation proceedings scheduled for January 15, 2009 on the nomination of Eric H. Holder Jr., to be Attorney General of the United States:

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Tags: criminal law · David Finn · Department of Justice · Federal Law · Texas