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Advisor’s indictment may help Wesley Snipes


On May 28, the U.S. government indicted Ken Starr on charges of fraud and deception. He was the government’s lead witness against Wesley Snipes in Snipes’ trial on tax charges. This indictment may help Snipes.
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Robert Bernhoft quoted in ABC News article on celebrities who run afoul of the IRS.


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Federal Judge Issues Full Preliminary Injunctive Relief for Arizona Green Party in Voting Rights’ Case


Bernhoft Law sued the state of Arizona on behalf of the Arizona Green Party, alleging that several state ballot access laws violated the First Amendment’s constitutional guarantee of free political speech, expression, and association.

Bernhoft Law attorneys ¬†argued in Arizona federal court on Monday, January 11th, for preliminary injunctive relief against the state, and the federal district court granted their request by today’s order. The case will now move forward to the summary judgement stage, but in the meantime, any United States citizen can circulate ballot access petitions without having to be a resident of Arizona, and the court’s order also gives petition circulators 14 more days to collect the requisite number of signatures.

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Ballot Access News


On the 25th Anniversary of his influential “Ballot Access News,” publisher Richard Winger thanks and congratulates the Bernhoft Law Firm and Attorneys for their work on ballot access and election law issues.

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Bernhoft Law takes on another high-profile federal criminal indictment case


Attorneys at Bernhoft Law agree to defend Beau Diamond in a federal criminal indictment case out of Tampa, Florida. Diamond is the son of Marilyn Diamond-Schnell and Harvey Diamond, authors of the international blockbusters Fit for Life and Fit for Life II. Marilyn Diamond has been credited by Publisher’s Weekly as one of the top twenty-five bestselling authors in publishing history.

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