Posts Tagged ‘Dennis Burke’

U.S. Attorney Replies to State Lawsuit

Today’s East Valley Tribune reports on the motion to dismiss filed by the United States through the District Attorney’s office in Phoenix in the lawsuit brought in Phoenix by the State of Arizona. The story is on the Tribune’s Website, found at http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/arizona/article_62931b84-bc9e-11e0-b98a-001cc4c03286.html. The story isn’t long, and isn’t legalistic. The reporter just notes that […]

THE DOOBIE BROTHERS RISE AGAIN

There’s just no being quit with Arizona’s medical marijuana realm. Just the last four days have provided plenty of intrigue hereabouts. In reverse chronological order, on Tuesday the 24th, this story hit the press wires: Governor Jan Brewer and Attorney General Tom Horne announced in a statement Tuesday that Arizona will file a suit seeking a […]

TAKING THE HIGH GROUND IN MEDICAL MARIJUANA BUSINESS LEGAL COUNSELING-PART THREE

A few words are in order for Arizona lawyers habitually consulting medical marijuana enterprises now that Dennis Burke, the United States Attorney (“USA”) for the District of Arizona, shared some thoughts on the federal government’s position on local enforcement. Of course, in his May 2, 2011, letter to Will Humble, the Director of Arizona’s Department […]