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Lawyers in SGF covers topics of important to residents of Springfield, Missouri related to the court system.

Jeff Sessions The War on Drugs

Too Much: Jeff Sessions Re-ignites the War on Drugs

By Lawyers in SGF

In a recent development, Donald Trump’s attorney general, Jeff Sessions, directed United States Attorneys around the country to seek the harshest punishments possible in federal drug cases including the charging of offenses that carry mandatory minimum sentences. A Big Step Back for Opponents of Mandatory Minimum Sentences A few of the formerly…

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Digital Forensics in Criminal Law

An Introduction to Digital Forensics in Criminal Law

By Lawyers in SGF

As data breaches and leaks continue to dominate headlines, cybersecurity and IT law shifts to adapt to the needs of consumers and businesses alike. However, while hacks of high-profile companies like Yahoo and Sony may be more widely reported, digital forensics is an important part of many routine criminal proceedings,…

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Missouri Bail Bond Law

By Lawyers in SGF

This article originally appeared in the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL) Bimonthly Email Update. Missouri’s bail bond law is contained in a combination of constitutional, statutory, procedural rules and case law. The law has developed over a very long period of time and the application of the various…

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