"The savings in time alone, as you try to prepare for an initial or detention hearing, makes the Handbook a bargain.” —Defense Magazine
The Bail Reform Act of 1984 and its legislative history are lengthy and complex. Yet all participants—lawyers, judges, and others—are required to understand it thoroughly and apply it swiftly and effectively, often under the pressure of a detention hearing.
The Honorable John L. Weinberg’s Federal Bail and Detention Handbook 2012 provides the busy practicing lawyer or judge with a quick and clear reference to the Act and the relevant statutory language, legislative history and appellate case law.
Judge Weinberg has included “Practice Pointers,” designed to provide defense counsel and Assistant U.S. Attorneys with strategic suggestions for dealing with the Act. The Handbook’s Table of Cases lists every federal appellate decision of significant precedential value that interprets or applies the Act.
The new paperback format of this 2012 edition has been tailored to help readers find answers in a hurry. Its size permits it to be carried conveniently to and from the courtroom.
Lawyers new to hearings on release and detention in federal court will find the book a useful basic course as well.
“…a must for judges, U.S. attorneys, and defense counsel.”
May 17, 2013
Unanimous SCOTUS Sides with Monsanto on Seeds
From: Patent Law Practice Center
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May 13, 2013
Federal Circuit Makes Mess of Software Patents
In what can only fairly be characterized as a pate...
May 8, 2013
A Conversation about Software Patents
On March 25, 2013, I spoke on the record with Eric...
Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2013
May. 21 - 23, 2013
Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2013
May. 21 - 22, 2013
Approaching Veterans Issues: A Legal Overview Including an Update of California Penal Code Section 1170.9
May. 24, 2013
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