In a rare reversal of its own administrative law judge in the Matter of optionsXpress, the full Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously held that the SEC’s Enforcement Division had not met its burden of proof that the customer of a broker-dealer had committed securities fraud in connection with his clearing broker-dealer’s failure to deliver stock as required by Regulation SHO.
The DEA is Getting Past Just Saying No: Scientific Research into Medical Uses of Marijuana is a Bridge Toward a Policy Shift
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)’s recent decision declining to reschedule cannabis is a step bridging the national discussion — a step toward a possible agreement on medical cannabis through scientific research.
We’ve discussed the new Harvard Law School report before, insofar as it concerns prosecutors (read our post here).
Today, we conclude our analysis of how the Districts and Divisions of the Appellate Court have fared at the Illinois Supreme Court with a final question – which courts have seen the largest fraction of their criminal decisions unanimously reversed between 2010 and 2015?
INTERPOL and China’s Sky Net Anti-corruption Investigation- Can INTERPOL Support China’s Anti-corruption Efforts While Still Protecting Human Rights?
One of my favorite adages is one that defense attorneys use in closing arguments when the government’s case contains some evidence of guilt, and some evidence of illegal police conduct.
For the past several weeks, we’ve been refining our analysis of how the Districts and Divisions of the Appellate Court have fared in the past sixteen years before the Illinois Supreme Court, calculating the average votes to affirm garnered by each District’s decisions on the civil and criminal docket.
On August 10, 2016, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, in Fields v. Twitter, Inc., dismissed the plaintiffs’ complaint against Twitter with leave to amend.
A reader recently posed some questions about INTERPOL’s dissemination of information, and those questions are answered in today’s post.
Back in the saddle again—welcome back to Quick Hits!
Nothing can be more stressful than having your business be the subject of a criminal investigation.