Criminal Law and Procedure

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Caution: When State Corruption Becomes a Federal Crime
Posted on 24 Sep 2013 by Williams Mullen

BY: CHARLES E. "CHUCK" JAMES, JR. With multiple state and federal investigations ongoing, all eyes are on Richmond, Virginia. Meanwhile, the Department of Justice continues to devote considerable resources to other allegations of bribery... Read More

Structuring Trips Up Speaker Hastert
Posted on 27 Jul 2015 by Williams Mullen

By Robert J. Higdon Jr. Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Dennis Hastert entered the well of a courtroom in the Northern District of Illinois recently to enter a plea of not guilty to charges that he structured more than... Read More

Extortion to Get Insurance Commissions – Jail For Influencing Insurance Purchase
Posted on 13 May 2014 by Barry Zalma

Public entities buy insurance to protect themselves against various liabilities and property damage. The politicians who run these entities know almost nothing about insurance and insurance pricing. As a result they are at the mercy of professional insurance... Read More