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  • Halunen Law - The Second Amendment Does Not Protect Assault WeaponsThe Second Amendment Does Not Protect Assault WeaponsFebruary 22, 2018 - 6:51 pm

    Contrary to popular rhetoric, there is no Constitutional impediment to outlawing assault weapons. Federal law has banned them before, as evidenced by the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban, which—unfortunately—was allowed to expire in 2004. Importantly, the Supreme Court has clearly stated that the Second Amendment does not protect assault weapons. District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 […]

  • Halunen Law - Whistleblowers: Fraud's Biggest ThreatWhistleblowers – Fraud’s Biggest ThreatOctober 26, 2017 - 5:24 pm

    You know when something’s not right at work. Numbers don’t add up. Documentation doesn’t reflect what you know to be true. Safety procedures aren’t being followed. Fraud and illegal activity is a reality at many workplaces, and it’s often you – the employee – who identifies and has the courage to bring that fraud to […]

  • Halunen Law - Avoiding Orange Jumpsuit Worldwide Corporate FraudAvoiding the Orange Jumpsuit: Worldwide Corporate FraudJuly 25, 2017 - 6:56 pm

    In its 2016 Annual Review of Corporate Fraud and Corruption, Financier Worldwide magazine reported that, every year, corporate fraud causes companies to lose about 5% of their annual revenue.1 In dollar terms, this converts to trillions of dollars each year lost through fraud worldwide. As a result of this problem, countries globally are introducing new […]