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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Avoiding the Most Common Charge in New York

In 2012, drug offenses were cited as the most common cause of arrest in the United States, totaling approximately 1.55 million. According to recently released FBI statements, most of these offenses were for mere possession. About 82 percent of the arrests were for possession offenses, and about 42.4 percent were for marijuana possession alone. That […]

Rick Collins Attends Florida ISSN Annual Conference and Will Speak at Upcoming Connecticut ISSN-Europa University Workshop

Rick to Present a Regulatory Update on Sports Nutrition    Rick Collins has actively involved with the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) — the only non-profit academic society dedicated to promoting the science and application of evidence-based sports nutrition and supplementation — on two of the organization’s recent events.  Rick, a Fellow of the […]

Everything You Need To Know About Ban The Box In New York

Today’s job market is tough on everybody, but it’s especially hard for a person with a criminal conviction to get hired, even if that conviction is many years old and has no relation whatsoever to the job. Studies have shown that up to 70 million adults in the U.S. have arrests or criminal convictions. With […]

Attorney Rick Collins Installed as Secretary of the Nassau County Bar Association

Rick Collins, a founding partner at Collins, McDonald & Gann, P.C. (www.cmgesq.com), has been installed as an officer of the Nassau County Bar Association.  Collins, who co-founded the criminal defense law firm of Collins, McDonald & Gann in 1990 and is the country’s foremost legal authority in the area of performance enhancing drugs and supplements, […]

The Issue of “Second Chances” Continues to Make News

Recent New York Times Editorial and New Report from the NACDL Stress the “Collateral Consequences” of a Criminal Record, and Point to the Need for Criminal Record Sealing Within the past week, the issue of the long-term negative impact of a criminal record has once again been making the news – bringing to light the […]

Criminal Record Sealing And “Second Chances”

Release of New Report and Editorial in The New York Times Brings Attention to the Importance of Second Chances for Ex-Offenders The importance of “second chances” for deserving ex-offenders continues to be a topic of great interest and much discussion – and this past week, the issue was once again brought to light for millions […]


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