LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
Eighth Circuit Affirms Offshore Account Related Conviction

In United States v. Picardi, ___ F.3d )___, 2014 U.S. App.LEXIS 502 (8th Cir. 2014), here , the Eight Circuit affirmed conviction on counts of tax evasion (5 counts), tax perjury (5 counts) and FBAR violations (3 counts). The Court of Appeals states the background succinctly as follows [ enhanced version...

Prosecutors Strike Out on Barry Bonds as Ninth Circuit Narrows Obstruction Strike Zone

By Sanjay Bhandari, Henry E. Hockeimer, Jr., and Charles A. Stillman The indictment and trial of famed baseball slugger Barry Bonds for perjury and obstruction of justice drew nationwide attention. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ April 22, 2015, en banc decision reversing Bonds’...