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Mary McCord’s Virtue Signaling

Mary McCord was the Acting Assistant Attorney General in charge of DOJ’s National Security Division from October 2016 through May 2017. In January 2017, both before and after Trump’s inauguration, she took part in or witnessed several key conversations involving

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Pre-Indictment Representation of the White Collar Client: Imitate the Furniture or Proactively Engage?

Most of the white collar lawyers I know spend most of their professional time trying to keep their federal white collar clients from getting indicted. We know that the federal criminal justice system is heavily weighted against defendants in the post-indictment phase and that defending against federal white collar charges is a very expensive undertaking. In addition, for the defendant

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Doctors Illegal Distribution of Schedule II Narcotics under the Controlled Substances Act

Over the past several years, doctors across the United States have been convicted under the Controlled Substances Act under what amounts, in many circuits, to a civil malpractice/negligence standard. Those days now appear to be gone. As published in the White Collar Crime Prof Blog Massive Victory for Physicians and the White Collar Bar in the Government’s War Against Doctors

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January 6 Committee – The Concept of Willful Blindness

Federal criminal defense attorney Solomon Wisenberg provides commentary regarding the January 6 Committee’s recent hearing focusing on all of the advisors who told Trump he had lost the 2020 election fairly and how relevant it will be to any decision by AG Merrick Garland to charge Trump with a federal crime as the media explains willful blindness in dramatic tones.

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The Timothy Shea Federal Fraud Mistrial in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Washington, D.C. Federal criminal defense attorney Solomon Wisenberg reviews Southern District of New York (SDNY) Judge Analisa Torres’ grant of a mistrial last week in the federal fraud trial against “We Build A Wall” defendant Timothy Shea. As published in the White Collar Crime Prof Blog The Timothy Shea Mistrial: It’s Tough To Dismiss An Obstinate Juror By Solomon L.

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Mary McCord’s Virtue Signaling

Mary McCord was the Acting Assistant Attorney General in charge of DOJ’s National Security Division from October 2016 through May 2017. In January 2017, both before and after Trump’s inauguration, she took part in or witnessed several key conversations involving Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, and other government officials related to the investigation and questioning

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