RESULTS

Verdicts We’ve Gotten

Criminal defense attorney, Lorraine Gauli-Rufo shares verdicts and judgements for her clients.

 

Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application

In September 2021, a coalition in Congress introduced the Eliminating a Quantifiably Unjust Application of the Law (EQUAL) Act to eliminate federal crack and powder cocaine sentencing disparities. The disparity between crack and powder cocaine in sentencing has its...

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2023 on Review at LGR Law Group

We here at LGR Law Group wish all of you a healthy, happy and safe New Year in 2024. We also looked back to 2023 and reviewed the many successful resolutions that we were able to obtain for our clients. We are grateful we were able to help so many people last year who...

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United States v. Pikus

In July 2022, the Second Circuit heard the case United States v. Pikus, 39 F.4th 39 (2d Cir. 2022) to answer an important question as to what constitutes an unreasonable delay that would violate a defendant’s Constitutional right to a speedy trail. In 1972, the...

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Amendment 821 Makes Changes To Criminal History Rules

In November of this year, the United States Sentencing Commission adopted amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines. Amendment 821 makes changes to criminal history rules, which could reduce guideline ranges for certain offenders.  One of these amendments...

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Medicare Fraud Update

Recently the Department of Justice announced that it would focus on healthcare fraud investigations on Medicare Part C (“Medicare Advantage”). Specifically, there will be investigations into Medicare Advantage fraud. Under traditional Medicare, Medicare pays providers...

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United States Sentencing Commission adopted amendments

In November of this year, the United States Sentencing Commission adopted amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines. Amendment 814 makes changes to §1B1.13 concerning the standard under which a motion for reduction in sentence may be brought. This motion is...

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New York State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n, Inc. v. Bruen

In the landmark Supreme Court decision New York State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n, Inc. v. Bruen, The Court held that in order to find a gun regulation constitutionally permissible, courts must employ a two-step test. First, the court must inquire as to whether the plain...

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Pharmacy Fraud

Recently, it seems that the federal government has been closely scrutinizing the actions of several pharmacy and compound pharmacy companies and has brought federal charges against many of these owners.  They have been charged with a variety of federal crimes,...

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