DoJ News

The Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics has issued this new report on pretrial release in the federal system.  

Here is the accompanying press release:

From 2008 to 2010, federal district courts released more than a third (36 percent) of defendants prior to case disposition, according to a study released today by the Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). Nearly two-thirds (66 percent) of released defendants were released at their initial appearance hearing, while the rest were released at subsequent events including detention or bond hearings. Continue reading “DoJ News”

DOJ News

News from the US Attorney’s Office in the District of Columbia:

Couple Indicted For Wire Fraud and Other Charges In Scheme to Steal Grant Funds Intended for Charitable Youth Boxing Program
Defendants Allegedly Used Money for Gambling, Other Personal Expenses

Maryland Woman Sentenced to 75 Months in Prison For Defrauding D.C. Medicaid Program By Submitting Over $7 Million in Phony Claims
Defendant Billed Some Patients For More Than 24 Hours of Therapy In A Single Day

DoJ News

Alleged Trafficker of Counterfeit Automotive Accessories Indicted in Virginia.

Miami Area Assisted Living Facility Owners Plead Guilty for Roles in $63 Million Fraud Scheme.

Forced Waiver of the Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege,” Corporate Counsel, Oct. 25, 2012.

Rajaratnam Appeal Judges Voice Concern Over U.S. Wiretaps,” Bloomberg, Oct. 25, 2012.  [Related Story]

Bank of America Faces Claim of ‘Brazen’ Mortgage Fraud,” New York Law Journal, Oct. 25, 2012.

Antibribery Track Record: Republicans vs. Democrats,” Corporate Counsel, Oct. 24, 2012. [Related Story]

 “Business Groups File Challenge to SEC Conflict Minerals Rule,” Corporate Counsel, Oct. 24, 2012.

 “Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer On … ,” FCPA Professor,” Oct. 24, 2012.  [Breuer’s Remarks in html and pdf]

 Also, attached please find a PDF file of the following recently released paper:

 Ryan M. Rodenberg and Anastasios Kaburakis, Legal and Corruption Issues in Sports Gambling (Oct. 2012)