8 Sep

“Residual Clause” Removed from Sentencing Guidelines

By |September 8th, 2016|Criminal Law|

Effective August 1, 2016, the United States Sentencing Guidelines have been amended to conform with the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Johnson v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2551, 2555 (2015). In Johnson, the Court struck down the so-called “residual clause” of the Armed Career Criminal Act (“ACCA”). Under the ACCA, a defendant convicted […]

1 Sep

What to Do When an Employee Steals

By |September 1st, 2016|Criminal Law|

By Lee Metzger

Theft by a trusted employee, also called embezzlement, can leave any employer feeling upset, angry, and numb. In many cases, by the time the employee’s ongoing theft is discovered, the losses can be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars (if not more). So what can you do when an employee steals?

1. Contact […]