News that Fits

The Baltimore Sun: Judge dismisses perjury charges against Dixon and, as predicted by FWP’s Steve Levin, he also dismissed all charges against Councilwoman Holton.

Blog of The Legal Times:  US Attorney for the District of Columbia Jeffrey Taylor resigns and joins Ernst & Young.

The Washington Post: For U.S. Attorneys, brain drain to main.  See here for FWP’s earlier posting about this issue.

The New York Times: Ex-cardinal health officers settle fraud case.

The BLT: DOJ pushing Recovery Act funds out the door to law enforcement agencies, including $70 million in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia.

White Collar Crime Law Prof Blog: More analysis of the Fraud Enforcement Recovery Act of 2009.

Sentencing Law and Policy: Constitutional criminal procedure doctrine and the force of stare decisis: Justice Alito’s concurring opinion in Montejo v. Louisiana, the case that made it easier for law enforcement authorities to interrogate suspects.

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