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Back to the Future (Part II) – The Expansion of Civil Asset Forfeiture
In yet another modification by the Department of Justice ("DOJ") to Obama administration policies, on July 19, 2017, Attorney General Jefferson Sessions announced a policy reviving the criticized civil asset forfeiture practice that allows the DOJ to forfeit assets seized by state or local law enforcement.
United States
31 Jul 2017
Back To The Future
On May 12, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum, dated May 10, 2017, ordering stricter charging and sentencing policies to the Department of Justice in conducting federal prosecutions.
United States
14 Jun 2017
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Issues Compliance Effectiveness Guide, which has Broad Implications for Health Care Compliance Programs
On March 27, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General ("OIG") issued a 53-page resource guide on compliance program effectiveness, titled "Measuring Compliance Program Effectiveness: A Resource Guide" ("Compliance Guide").
United States
24 Apr 2017
U.S. Supreme Court Strengthens Protections For Criminal Defendants' Right To Counsel In The Federal Courts
Luis was charged with healthcare fraud. Both the District Court and the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled against Luis' attempts to get funds released so she could hire an attorney.
United States
4 Apr 2016
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