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Guidance Isn't Enough For DOJ
As we reported here and here, the DOJ has been keen on limiting the use of guidance documents to govern its prosecution decisions.
United States
21 Mar 2019
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Not So Fast ...
U.S. District Judge Kenneth A. Marra of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida granted a motion for summary judgment filed by two Jane Does ...
United States
21 Mar 2019
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Agents Goof In Warrant Execution, But Evidence Not Suppressed
U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied the motions to suppress filed by Sebastian Pinto-Thomaz and Jeremy Millul in their prosecution...
United States
21 Mar 2019
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Appellate Waivers In Plea Agreements Are Not Bulletproof
In Roe v. Flores-Ortega, 528 U.S. 470 (2000), the U.S. Supreme Court held that when an attorney ignores his or her client's directive to file an appeal after a guilty plea or conviction at trial...
United States
21 Mar 2019
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No Excessive Fines In State Prosecutions Either
In Timbs v. Indiana, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that the Eighth Amendment's prohibition on excessive fines applies to the states.
United States
21 Mar 2019
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White Collar Roundup - February 2019
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey reported here it has charged two Ukrainian men "for their roles in a large-scale, international conspiracy to hack into the SEC's computer system and profit...
United States
8 Feb 2019
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White Collar Roundup - August 2017
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit was quite busy in July. It issued three WCR-worthy opinions.
United States
3 Aug 2017
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The False Claims Act After Escobar: A Three-Part Test
Stanley A Twardy Jr. and Liz Latif wrote an article, "The False Claims Act After Escobar: A Three-Part Test," for the Business Crimes Bulletin.
United States
12 Sep 2016
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White Collar Roundup - July 2016
In the case, defendant Melissa Beecroft was convicted of participating in a multimillion-dollar residential mortgage-fraud scheme in the Las Vegas area.
United States
6 Jul 2016
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White Collar Roundup - May 2016
The DOJ announced a one-year pilot program to handsomely reward companies that self-report violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
13 May 2016
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White Collar Roundup - April 2016
A fractured majority of the U.S. Supreme Court held in Luis v. United States that the government cannot restrain untainted assets before conviction to prevent a criminal defendant from hiring counsel of choice.
United States
6 Apr 2016
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White Collar Roundup - February 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Salman v. United States to address what the government must prove to win an insider-trading case.
United States
8 Feb 2016
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