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Federal Prosecutors Charge NECC Employees with Second Degree Murder: A Shot Across the Bow to Healthcare Companies Navigating Uncertain Regulatory Environments

Federal prosecutors charged the head pharmacist and the president of New England Compounding Center (NECC), a now-bankrupt Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, with second-degree murder and racketeering in the U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts...

Jay Shapiro
Jay Shapiro on Rodriguez v. United States: The Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on the Reasonableness of a Traffic Stop Extended for a Canine Sniff

Rodriguez v. United States presents an important issue concerning permissible police conduct during a traffic stop, particularly: after a law enforcement officer has completed a traffic infraction stop, does the continued detention of the driver to conduct...

Peter J. Gallagher
If You Ever Wondered What "Accompany" Means, Justice Scalia Has Your Answer

By Peter J. Gallagher ( @pjsgallagher ) The two or three of you Those of you who regularly read this blog or are familiar with some of the posts and articles I have written know that I am a fan of Justice Scalia. Not necessarily his judicial philosophy...

Barry Zalma
Go Directly to Jail, Do Not Pass Go: Arson-for-Profit Doesn’t Pay

Arson is probably the dumbest form of insurance fraud. With modern municipal fire departments arson fires seldom totally destroy the premises, evidence is always left for arson investigators to review, and firefighters and the public are exposed to danger...

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Justice Department Files Complaints To Shut Down “Psychic” Mail Fraud Schemes

The United States filed complaints in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York last week against individuals and entities alleged to be running two related multimillion-dollar mail fraud schemes. The United States also filed a motion seeking...

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Attorney General Designate Leads Effort To Stop Illegal Trafficking of Fossilized Skull And Vertebrae Of Alioramus Dinosaur

French Importer Supplied Forged Mongolian Export Documents A complaint has been filed in federal court in the Eastern District of New York to forfeit the fossilized skull and vertebrae of an Alioramus dinosaur (the “Dinosaur Skull”)...