DOJ Arrests Over 250 Perpetrators of Elder Fraud Crimes

DOJ Arrests Over 250 Perpetrators of Elder Fraud Crimes

Perpetrators prey on the elderly stealing hundreds of millions of dollars using elaborate ruses. The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the arrest of over 250 individuals in connection with fraudulent crimes against seniors on February 22, 2018. Attorney General Jeff Sessions explained this was the biggest fraud sweep by multiple partners in history. Joining him […]

State-by-State Analysis of Sessions Move to Rescind Cole Memo

State-by-State Analysis of Sessions Move to Rescind Cole Memo

On Jan. 4, 2018, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum rescinding earlier guidance from the Justice Department regarding the enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized cannabis for medical and recreational use. The earlier guidance, known as the “Cole Memo,” adopted a policy of non-interference with state-legal marijuana activities so […]

Jeff Sessions Rescinds 2013 Cole Memo

Jeff Sessions Rescinds 2013 Cole Memo

On Jan. 4, 2018, Attorney General Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo, an Obama-era policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, creating new confusion about enforcement. The previous policy, which was laid out in a 2013 memo from James Cole, the deputy attorney general at the time, said […]