Crimes Against Property. Legal news and articles for March 6 - 6, 2013

Honduran Death Squads Murder Peasants in the Bajo Aguán Valley: Reflections ...Cops weed out 35000 plantsCell phone lifted from backpack at ETHSBig Data in the Big AppleSen. Whitehouse plans future cyber hearing on prosecuting trade secret theftMan is charged with making terrorist threat at elementary school in SpringfieldPa. man charged with killing parents wants to use mom's estate to pay lawyerCharges filed against three boys in sexual assaultGillard to combat bikie gangs*Return Of Anambra Killing Fields: A Criminological Evaluation Of Ezu River Of ...Suffolk's new chief constable officially sworn inCivil forfeiture turns presumption of innocence upside downQuite white thinking at Green ParkShooting an intruder not always clear cutBrent Council loses High Court battle to evict tenant from her £1.5m ...

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Leaders in Denver's anti-gang movement threatened by age, economics
Denver PostMarch 1, 2013

According to the Denver Police Department, gang-related crimes against people — including murder, rape and aggravated assault — decreased by 20 percent from 2008 to 2012, to 326 from 411. Crimes against property declined nearly 41 percent, to 227 in ...more »

Massive federal indictment that alleges drug crimes filed against 2 Fort Wayne men
News SentinelMarch 1, 2013

The indictment -- some of which allege criminal activities dating back to 2007 -- also contains a provision that seeks the forfeiture of a range of items as diverse as the property and improvements, as well as all fixtures, located at 6619 Cherry Hill ...more »

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Honduran Death Squads Murder Peasants in the Bajo Aguán Valley: Reflections ...
Council On Hemispheric AffairsMarch 6, 2013

[8] This flimsy approach to accountability in this high profile case is not exactly a confidence builder, but has taken on the appearance of providing cover for suspicious transactions. If Washington is unwilling .... At the present time, some elements ...more »

Cops weed out 35000 plants
Northern AdvocateMarch 6, 2013

An intensive police blitz against cannabis has seen more than 35,000 plants sprayed or ripped out across Northland in the past two months and a sophisticated underground growing bunker uncovered. The buried shipping container, complete with a lighting ...more »

Cell phone lifted from backpack at ETHS
Evanston NowMarch 6, 2013

Javascript is required to view this map. Red markers indicate crimes against persons, including homicide, rape, robbery, assault and battery. Yellow indicates major property crimes, including burglary, theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. Blue is used ...more »

Big Data in the Big Apple
Slate MagazineMarch 6, 2013

Mike Flowers was a lawyer in the Manhattan district attorney's office in the early 2000s, prosecuting everything from homicides to Wall Street crimes, then made the shift to a plush corporate law firm. After a boring year behind ... city—all 900,000 ...more »

Sen. Whitehouse plans future cyber hearing on prosecuting trade secret theft
The Hill (blog)March 6, 2013

I.) on Wednesday said he plans to hold a future hearing on the resources the Justice Department has in place to prosecute the cyber theft of American intellectual property and take action against botnets. At a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight ...more »

Man is charged with making terrorist threat at elementary school in Springfield
KY3March 6, 2013

It may mean an offense against property or involving danger to another person that may include but is not limited to recklessly endangering another person, harassment, stalking, ethnic intimidation, and criminal mischief. Heather65459 at 9:28 AM March ...more »

Pa. man charged with killing parents wants to use mom's estate to pay lawyer
York Daily RecordMarch 6, 2013

Schadler vowed to fight Hylan's request for a delay of the criminal proceedings against McAndrew. ... However, under Pennsylvania's so-called Slayer's Act, a killer cannot in any way acquire property or receive any benefit as a result of the victim's ...more »

Charges filed against three boys in sexual assault
KOKI FOX 23March 6, 2013

"We're not talking about spray painting a house or tearing up property or something like that,” he said. “We're talking about grown adult crimes and it's time to deal with it like grown adult crimes." The mother of the victims told FOX23 she left her ...more »

Gillard to combat bikie gangs
New Zealand HeraldMarch 6, 2013

Prime Minister Julia Gillard yesterday announced plans for sweeping new national powers based on America's Federal Bureau of Investigation to combat bikie gangs and organised crime as tensions between the Hells Angels and Bandidos in Victoria ...more »

*Return Of Anambra Killing Fields: A Criminological Evaluation Of Ezu River Of ...
Nigeria Master Web (blog)March 6, 2013

(Onitsha-Nigeria, 4th day of March, 2013)-On 21st day of January 2013, the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law, released a public statement-titled: The Nigeria Police Force: The Good Versus The Bad & The Ugly-in ...more »

Suffolk's new chief constable officially sworn in
Norfolk Eastern Daily PressMarch 6, 2013

“I will, to the best of my power, cause the peace to be kept and preserved and prevent all offences against people and property, and that while I continue to hold said office I will to the best of my skill and knowledge discharge all the duties thereof ...more »

Civil forfeiture turns presumption of innocence upside down
Baltimore SunMarch 6, 2013

Contrary to a criminal case, which requires proof beyond a reasonable doubt, to take your property under civil forfeiture prosecutors need only prove that it is more likely than not that your property is linked to a crime. And because it is civil ...more »

Quite white thinking at Green Park
Sydney Morning HeraldMarch 6, 2013

... Vals resort manager Annalisa Zumthor-Cuorad, whom he describes as "the soul of the hotel", against board chairman Remo Stoffel, his tycoon backer Pius Truffer (owner of the local quartzite quarry, with massive property interests in Dubai) and ...more »

Shooting an intruder not always clear cut
Utica Observer DispatchMarch 6, 2013

While the law does set rules for when someone can justifiably shoot another person who has entered their dwelling to commit a serious crime, several tragedies in the news recently – one locally, the other overseas – show that there can be a fine line ...more »

Brent Council loses High Court battle to evict tenant from her £1.5m ...
Brent and Kilburn TimesMarch 6, 2013

She won her case at Willesden County Court last year when a judge refused to terminate her tenancy and now the council must pay the heavy legal costs of the dispute after failing in an appeal against that ruling. Council lawyers argued the ... why the ...more »

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