5 posts categorized "White Collar Crimes"

ZDL wins landmark reversal in the 8th District Court of Appeals on HB 86 sentencing issue

Posted by Zukerman on Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Paul Johnson’s journey through the criminal justice system is over, and he walks the earth a free man. The Eighth District Court of Appeals reversed his convictions and vacated his sentences last week, a landmark decision interpreting H.B. 86, Ohio’s recent sentencing reform law. In May 2011, Johnson was indicted... Continue reading "ZDL wins landmark reversal in the 8th District Court of Appeals on HB 86 sentencing issue" …

Professional Licensure Defense: The State Medical Board of Ohio & Impaired Physicians

Posted by Zukerman on Saturday, September 22, 2012

By Larry W. Zukerman, Esq., and Richard L. Fenbert, Esq. Medical professionals who have been charged with a criminal offense face the collateral consequence that their professional license may be subject to suspension and/or revocation by the licensure board of their particular discipline. Physicians seeking legal counsel after being charged... Continue reading "Professional Licensure Defense: The State Medical Board of Ohio & Impaired Physicians" …

LYING TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: 18 U.S.C. Section 1001

Posted by Zukerman on Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Roger Clemens was recently acquitted of Obstruction of Congress, False Statements, and Perjury. Many other celebrities in recent years, including Scooter Libby, Martha Stewart, and Rod Blagojevich have faced similar charges in Federal Court. It is my experience that many Americans feel that they, as non-celebrities, are not susceptible to... Continue reading "LYING TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: 18 U.S.C. Section 1001" …

Ohio Criminal Background Check Requirements for Educational Institution Employees: Part 2

Posted by Zukerman on Tuesday, March 20, 2012

OHIO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENTS FOR INDIVIDUALS EMPLOYED BY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: PART II: BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR TEACHERS AND OTTHER LICENSED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES The following article is the second in a two-part series concerning criminal records check requirements imposed by the State of Ohio for employees of educational institutions. The first... Continue reading "Ohio Criminal Background Check Requirements for Educational Institution Employees: Part 2" …

How Convictions Affect State Licensure: Ohio Rehabilitation Criteria

Posted by Zukerman on Monday, March 19, 2012

IF THE APPLICANT HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE THAT IS ELIGIBLE FOR REHABILITATION, HE OR SHE MUST MEET THE REHABILITATION CRITERIA SET FORTH BELOW BEFORE THE STATE BOARD CAN ISSUE AN INITIAL LICENSE AND/OR A DISTRICT MAY EMPLOY THE APPLICANT: (A) At the time of the offense, the victim... Continue reading "How Convictions Affect State Licensure: Ohio Rehabilitation Criteria" …