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On Medical Marijuana: United States v. McIntosh (9th Circuit Court of Appeals)

On August 16, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which includes Montana, ruled in favor of medical marijuana providers in United States v. Macintosh. At issue was the prosecution of a number of medical marijuana providers and dispensaries … Continue reading


Civil Suit Settlements: How Much of My Settlement Do I Keep?

When we obtain a judgment or negotiate a settlement on behalf of a client, the question of how much a client can keep almost always comes up. Depending on attorneys’ fees and expenses, a client may be left with 40% … Continue reading