Criminal Law and Procedure

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Non-US Companies and Executives at Risk from US RICO Law
Posted on 6 Aug 2015 by DLA Piper

By Kevin Walsh , Douglas Walter Mateyaschuk , Richard F. Hans , and Jean-Pierre Douglas-Henry More frequently than ever before, American plaintiffs and prosecutors are using US laws to target conduct that has little, if any, connection to the United... Read More

Roadmap to Prison: Lessons Learned from the Criminal Prosecution of Alpha Ambulance's Leaders
Posted on 23 Apr 2015 by Foley & Lardner LLP

No one running an ambulance company ever planned to go to prison for doing his or her job. But that is a real possibility if the government knocks on the door, and the owner or manager is dishonest in his or her response to the inquiry. CMS contractors... Read More

Florida Court Holds Criminal Conduct Exclusion In E&O Policy Applicable
Posted on 11 Dec 2013 by Brian Margolies

In its recent decision in Certain Interested Underwriters at Lloyd’s v. AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company , 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 159639 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 7, 2013) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the United States District... Read More

How a Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help You
Posted on 12 Jun 2015 by JeffTomczak

(Image credit: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b7/Law3.jpg) People or organizations embroiled in lawsuits due to accusations of criminal misconduct need to engage the services of a attorney to defend themselves. It is the duty of... Read More

Department of Justice’s Pursuit of Individual Criminal Liability for Corporate Misconduct: The Yates Memo
Posted on 3 Nov 2015 by DLA Piper

By Frank E. Sheeder Cooperation credit is a critical issue for corporations that become embroiled in investigations or enforcement activity. In both the criminal and civil contexts, it is the only way to mitigate the financial impact of corporate wrongdoing... Read More

D.C. Circuit to Decide Scope of Judges’ Authority in Approval Process for Deferred Prosecution Agreements
Posted on 20 Oct 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

A federal judge exceeded his authority when he rejected a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA), [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], entered into earlier this year by the U.S. Department of Justice... Read More