Category: Crime

Medical Marijuana Post-McIntosh

CUNY Law Review has published my piece: Medical Marijuana Post-McIntosh. United States v. McIntosh was a recent 9th Circuit decision stating that federal law prohibits the prosecution of these cases when the defendants are otherwise in compliance with state law.  If you

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Big Week for Robert L. Greenberg, P.C. – Score 2 for the Good Guys

Big week for the firm of Robert L. Greenberg, P.C. We convinced the Bronx District Attorney’s Office to decline to prosecute in a case involving possession of a controlled substance–our client’s own prescriptions, in his own home. Later in the

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Drunk ADA Pulls Rank—or Tries to

Brooklyn assistant district attorney Imran Ansari was arrested for refusing to pay his taxi fare.  Ansari insisted that, as an ADA, he outranks the police.  Instead he was charged with the crime of theft of services. Unfortunately this is the attitude

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Legal Pot Complicates Drug-Free Workplace Policies

Just because it’s legal, doesn’t mean it’s ok. Marijuana is now legal in several states, but drug-free workplace policies have not yet been updated to reflect these updates.  It is important that drug-free workplace policies are updated to keep pace

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Woman Files False Rape Claim Because She “Didn’t Enjoy It”

This is why all defendants are innocent until proven guilty: Police said Lynette Lee admitted to a Clarksville detective last week the rape claim she had made earlier in the month was false. She said she had only made the

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