PRETRIAL HEARING

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Petitioner Kerri Kaley was a sales representative for a New York–based medical-device company. See United States v. Kaley,677 F.3d 1316, 1318 (11th Cir. 2012). In 2005, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) informed her that she was under...

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OverviewThe right to counsel refers to the right of a criminal defendant to have a lawyer assist in his defense, even if he cannot afford to pay for an attorney. The Sixth Amendment gives defendants the right to counsel in federal prosecutions. However,...
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Temporary restraining orders (TRO) are short-term pre-trial temporary injunctions. To obtain a TRO, a party must convince the judge that he or she will suffer immediate irreparable injury unless the order is issued. If the judge is convinced...