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Treasury Select Committee Evidence Session On Economic Crime
It is easy to imagine the shockwaves if, for example, an estate agent or law firm were to be prosecuted.
6 Dec 2018
A Practical Guide To INTERPOL And Red Notices
Red Notices are issued by INTERPOL in response to a request by a national police force to locate a wanted person and have them arrested for the purposes of extradition to the requesting state.
United States
14 Jun 2018
Congress Enacts Law Creating A Sex Trafficking Exception From The Immunity Provided By Section 230 Of The Communications Decency Act
On Wednesday, April 11, the President signed into law the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017, also known as "FOSTA."
United States
18 Apr 2018
Update: Creation Of The National Economic Crime Centre
On 11 December 2017 the Government announced the creation of the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC).
3 Jan 2018
60 Minutes: Redemption
In a "60 Minutes" segment that aired on October 15, Seth Waxman shares his reflections as a mentor to Shon Hopwood, a Georgetown Law professor who served 12 years in prison for armed bank robbery.
United States
23 Oct 2017
Supreme Court Substantially Reduces Government's Ability To Seek Criminal Forfeitures
On June 5, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion in Honeycutt v. United States (No. 16-142), holding that a criminal defendant can be held liable to forfeit only crime proceeds...
United States
14 Jun 2017
Takeaways From A Criminal Pro Bono Case
During the course of a criminal case, victims often go unrepresented. In many instances, this lack of representation suits all parties:
United States
3 Oct 2016
Court In Bloody Sunday Case Applies "Necessity" Threshold For Lawful Arrest
The case concerned the investigation by the Police Service of Northern Ireland ("PSNI") into the ‘Bloody Sunday' shootings.
2 Mar 2016
Prison Rules: Unwarranted And Self-authorised Surveillance Of Prisoners' Legal Consultations
In a written answer provided to the House of Commons on 11 January 2016, Andrew Selous MP made plain the power of the National Offender Management Service...
19 Feb 2016
Tragic Death Focuses Attention On Campus Police
On July 29, 2015, University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted on murder and manslaughter charges for the shooting death of Samuel DuBose.
United States
14 Aug 2015
The Case Of The Missing Stradivarius: How WilmerHale Played A Role In Returning The Stolen Violin To Its Owners
When renowned violin master and teacher Roman Totenberg passed away in 2012 at the age of 101, he died believing that his treasured Stradivarius violin was stolen following a 1980 performance in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and that it would never be recovered.
United States
10 Aug 2015
A Second Chance In Life (The Story Of One Man Whose Sentences Obama Commuted Shows The Importance Of Second Chances)
In your paper's July 17 editorial "Crime and punishment," you examined President Barack Obama's recent decision to grant clemency to 46 drug offenders, including our client, Norman O'Neal Brown.
United States
29 Jul 2015
Supreme Court Strengthens False Claims Act's Statute Of Limitations, Narrows First-to-File Bar
The U.S. Supreme Court today resolved two important questions under the False Claims Act (FCA), holding that (1) the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (WSLA), 18 U.S.C. § 3287, applies only to criminal cases, and (2) the FCA's first-to-file bar, 31 U.S.C. § 3730(b)(5), ceases to apply once the earlier-filed action that might have created the bar has been dismissed.
United States
27 May 2015
Cybersecurity Collaboration: Routes To Stronger Defenses
As an industry, the financial sector outpaces other economic sectors in cybersecurity preparedness.
United States
1 Apr 2015
Scalia’s Deference Argument Could Have Dramatic Effects
When the U.S. Supreme Court declines to review one of the thousands of cases presented to it each year, it typically does so in silence.
United States
19 Nov 2014
Failing Trafficking Victims
United States law guarantees trafficking victims mandatory criminal restitution, but a new report shows that the justice system is failing to provide legally required restitution to victims in nearly two-thirds of cases
United States
1 Oct 2014
First-Ever Massachusetts Human Trafficking Guide for Attorneys Published
Human trafficking is a significant problem nationwide and in Massachusetts. Attorneys representing victims of human trafficking face considerable challenges navigating the multitude of legal issues faced by victims of this crime.
United States
3 Dec 2013
FCPA Year-In-Review: Developments Of 2012 And Predictions For 2013
The year 2012 witnessed several notable developments in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
4 Feb 2013
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