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May 14, 2021

SEC vs. Ripple: Predictions!

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Hello and welcome back to Legal Briefs – crypto XRP edition. This is attorney Jeremy Hogan and I have been busy this last 2 weeks – we had a case set for trial that settled almost literally at the courthouse steps and then my case that settled at 7:30  last night at mediation. I can’t tell you what we settled for last night but…my client is very happy. In any case, it got me thinking about the SEC v. Ripple case, Yes, the lawyers argue over everything and yes it can seem that the case will NEVER […]
May 2, 2021

Are Blue Laws Unconstitutional?

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Hello, Attorney Thien-Vu Hogan here. Did you know that some U.S. Counties and other countries around the world BAN the sale of alcohol and other activities on Sundays? Those laws are known as Blue Laws and the ORIGIN of Blue laws stem from religions observing SUNDAY as a day of rest and worship. If you think that Blue Laws violate the separation of church and state in the 1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, you are not alone as there have been many lawsuits against these laws over the years. The Supreme Court in the case of […]
April 30, 2021

SEC vs. Ripple: Discovery Battle

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Hello and welcome to Legal Briefs – SEC v. Ripple edition. I am just home from work and I’ve been waiting to talk about the Discovery hearing from this morning for 6 hours and I can’t hold back no more. The hearing was in regard to the SEC use of formal requests to foreign regulators to get documents from Ripple’s business partners and … I still happen to have my secretly placed video camera in the actual courtroom so before I give you my opinion let’s roll the video of the hearing. That would make more sense […]
April 29, 2021

Lawyer Explains: Can The Police Search My Car?

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Hello this is attorney Jeremy Hogan and welcome to Legal Briefs. Today is very important because we are going to talk about illegal search and seizure by the Po-po and specifically while you are driving – when you are pulled over can the police search your glove compartment – that type of thing. But you are in for a special treat because I want to use my friend Jay-Z’s situation from his song 99 Problems to teach you about this issue so let me just shoot him a text and make sure we’re all good before we […]
April 25, 2021

Can You Be Arrested for Spreading Covid?

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Hello this attorney Thien-Vu Hogan and TODAY on LEGAL BRIEFS …  Can be ARRESTED for spreading Covid? And the Answer is YES, in most states you CAN be arrested if you INTENTIONALLY or RECKLESSLY spread Covid.  The “INTENTIONAL” part PROBABLY makes sense to you but what does it mean to “RECKLESSLY” spread Covid? FIRST, you must KNOW that you have Covid, and SECOND, in most states you must be violating a health or quarantine order.  So let’s say you have Covid and go out after 9:00 pm when there is a 9:00 pm curfew – that could […]
April 19, 2021

Attorney Jeremy Hogan Discusses the Motion to Intervene and Rule-Breaking by the SEC Against Ripple!

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Hello and Welcome to Legal Briefs Crypto XRP edition.  Wow, lots of stuff to talk about – the SEC has apparently been playing some dirty poker recently and even more importantly Attorney John Deaton has filed his Motion to Intervene and proposed Answer on behalf of XRP owners and I’m going to tell you all about that and how vital it is to Ripple’s case. But first, as you know, the price of XRP is down a little and honestly my work at the law firm has been a little slow so ..please excuse me one second […]
April 18, 2021

Lawyer Discusses: Derek Chauvin Invokes 5th Amendment Right Not to Testify

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Hello! This is attorney Jeremy Hogan and Welcome to Legal Briefs! This week the Chauvin case here in the USA was wrapping up and we will likely have a verdict next week. If you recall, Police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck and Chauvin declined to testify citing the 5th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Today, I am going to tell you what THAT is all about, why you aren’t required to testify against yourself and WHY a lawyer might tell their client not to testify at trial. So last week, former police officer Derek […]
April 6, 2021

SEC vs. Ripple: Motion to Compel Discovery Hearing

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Hello and welcome to Legal Briefs crypto edition.  Today in the SEC v Ripple case Judge Netburn heard oral argument wherein Ripple requested that the Court force the SEC to turn over all documents related to its internal and external discussions related to Bitcoin and Ethereum being deemed “Not a security” and I listened in for all one and a half hours you so you didn’t have to be bored to death – BUT it was actually super interesting so..I didn’t mind. As you may know the Court did not allow ANY recording of the hearing under […]
April 1, 2021

Are Vaccination Passports Lawful?

TRANSCRIPTION OF VIDEO: Welcome to Legal Briefs – in 60 seconds, and today you find out if a national “vaccine passport” could be legal in the USofA. Yes, a vaccine passport could legally be in your future.  If Congress were to pass a law requiring you to, for example, show your vaccine passport to enter an airport or board a train or drive across state lines, it is well within its power to do so. Will armed soldiers be sticking needles in your arm?  No, probably not – you will simply be shut out of “Government” services especially in  those […]
March 30, 2021

What Do You Own When You Buy An NFT?

TRANSCRIPT OF VIDEO: Hello this is attorney Jeremy Hogan and welcome to Legal Briefs and are you in for a treat because today we are going to talk about what you are legally buying when you buy an NFT – a non fungible token.  As you may have heard, NFTs have been selling like mad recently – this piece of art by an artist called BlackSneakers recently sold for $7,000. Very nice very nice.  But that’s nothing compared to what an artist who goes by the name Beeple sold recently – this collage of digital art and it sold for […]