Using the First Amendment as a Defense in Criminal Cases

In this coun­try, many peo­ple know that the First Amend­ment to the United States Con­sti­tu­tion pro­vides for free­dom of speech. Specif­i­cally, the First Amend­ment pro­vides that “Con­gress shall make no law … abridg­ing the free­dom of speech.” We are taught from an early age to cher­ish this right. The United States Supreme Court has said… [Read More]

A Case of Older Worker Discrimination at Abercrombie & Fitch?

Most read­ers of this blog are prob­a­bly famil­iar with Aber­crom­bie & Fitch’s youth­ful image. Abercrombie’s unabashed exclu­sive­ness asso­ci­ated with this image, while finan­cially suc­cess­ful, has offended mem­bers of the Amer­i­can pub­lic. And in this author’s opin­ion, Abercrombie’s mar­ket­ing and brand­ing prob­a­bly results in dis­crim­i­na­tion against older work­ers. A sub­stan­tial com­po­nent of Abercrombie’s brand­ing is cen­tered… [Read More]

Ameristar Casinos Sanctioned for Nearly Half-Million Dollars for Unlawful Coercive Communications with Prospective FLSA Collective Action Members

By Qusair Mohamedb­hai posted in Employ­ment Law on Fri­day, June 7, 2013 Skep­tics in soci­ety may think that the rich and pow­er­ful are in fact above the law, that the jus­tice sys­tem will yield to the same almighty dol­lar that dri­ves the deci­sions of cor­po­ra­tions. But one com­pany oper­at­ing in Col­orado has recently incurred the wrath of… [Read More]

All Criminal Charges Dismissed Against Our Client Franklin Sain

By Qusair Mohamedb­hai posted in Firm News on Fri­day, July 12, 2013 As is being reported by the Den­ver Post, all crim­i­nal charges against Franklin Sain were dis­missed this morn­ing by a Den­ver Dis­trict Court Judge.  Mr. Sain had been charged with a felony and a mis­de­meanor involv­ing a mat­ter with Col­orado Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Rhonda Fields.

The Criminal Justice System

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Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System

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Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System

By Qusair Mohamedb­hai posted in Civil Rights on Fri­day, July 26, 2013 By Matthew Cron, Esq. Evi­dence of racial dis­crim­i­na­tion is found in all facets of the in the crim­i­nal jus­tice sys­tem. For exam­ple, a crim­i­nal defen­dant is far more likely to be sen­tenced to death for killing a white person(s) than for killing a black person(s),… [Read More]

All Criminal Charges Dismissed Against Our Client Franklin Sain

By Qusair Mohamedb­hai posted in Firm News on Fri­day, July 12, 2013 As is being reported by the Den­ver Post, all crim­i­nal charges against Franklin Sain were dis­missed this morn­ing by a Den­ver Dis­trict Court Judge.  Mr. Sain had been charged with a felony and a mis­de­meanor involv­ing a mat­ter with Col­orado Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Rhonda Fields.

Ameristar Casinos Sanctioned for Nearly Half-Million Dollars for Unlawful Coercive Communications with Prospective FLSA Collective Action Members

By Qusair Mohamedb­hai posted in Employ­ment Law on Fri­day, June 7, 2013 Skep­tics in soci­ety may think that the rich and pow­er­ful are in fact above the law, that the jus­tice sys­tem will yield to the same almighty dol­lar that dri­ves the deci­sions of cor­po­ra­tions. But one com­pany oper­at­ing in Col­orado has recently incurred the wrath of… [Read More]

A Case of Older Worker Discrimination at Abercrombie & Fitch?

By Qusair Mohamedb­hai posted in Employ­ment Law on Mon­day, May 20, 2013 Most read­ers of this blog are prob­a­bly famil­iar with Aber­crom­bie & Fitch’s youth­ful image. Abercrombie’s unabashed exclu­sive­ness asso­ci­ated with this image, while finan­cially suc­cess­ful, has offended mem­bers of the Amer­i­can pub­lic. And in this author’s opin­ion, Abercrombie’s mar­ket­ing and brand­ing prob­a­bly results in dis­crim­i­na­tion… [Read More]