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Here are my quick thoughts (thanks, @Mimirocah1 & others for asking): NY indictment charges 3 things (essentially): (1) mortgage fraud for counts on which Manafort was convicted, (2) falsifying business records of the banks, & (3) mortgage fraud for counts on which jury hung. /1
On #3, because the jury hung and the defense sought a mistrial, those charges are highly likely *not* to be subject to #NYS's expansive "transaction test" for double jeopardy. /2
On #1 and #2, question is whether the federal counts and NY counts have at least 1 different element (they do), AND whether they were "designed to prevent very different kinds of harm or evil." /3
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.@NYGovCuomo .@TomReedCongress .@SenGillibrand .@RepNewhouse .@Oprah #NYS #Federal…
Something to consider about this bill.
“The law criminalizes misrepresentation of a caregiver's experiences and qualifications to help ensure children
are in safe hands."
This fact, all too often, will only be found out after the fact, the damage will be done.

As it is, I would think parents do reference checks before hiring a nanny, if the person has lied before, they will again.
This is yet another reason why we need
a violent felon registry, this puts the power in the hands of the people, for their safety and for the safety of their children.
Too often in #domesticviolence cases, children are involved.
According to the Childhood Domestic Violence Assoc. 5 million children witness
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