Yes, these things really do happen. I just uttered those words a few days ago and then come this story about a local lawyer who asked a client to kill his former office manager. Paul Andrews, a San Antonio lawyer, wanted to kill his former office manager, according to a report in the San Antonio Express News. The former office manager, Maryann Uribe, is the main witness against him in a barratry lawsuit…
Alabama is notorious for overcrowded prisons and, in some instances, deplorable prison conditions. In addition to incarcerating non-violent offenders and turning to “lock-ups” as a solution to all alleged crimes, the state is relying on a prison system that is on the verge of a bankruptcy.
Summer’s close brings with it the beginning of football season.
USA Today reports that a petition was submitted to the Obama administration advocating a policy that would require law enforcement to be equipped with a camera to record any interaction with the public.
Criminal charges, including domestic assault or battery, often involve those who might seem unlikely suspects.
A federal grand jury in San Francisco indicted FedEx Corporation, FedEx Express, and FedEx Corporate Services, Inc. (collectively, “FedEx”) for its role in distributing controlled substances and prescription drugs for illegal internet pharmacies.
U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Review Eleventh Circuit’s Definition of “Instrumentality” Under the FCPA
Late last week, we witnessed an interesting development in the FCPA world when a petition was filed urging the Supreme Court to revisit the Eleventh Circuit’s recent ruling in U.S. v. Esquenazi , a case that upheld the U.S. government’s broad definition of “instrumentality” under the FCPA.
According to several news reports, Walter Reinhardt of North Carolina, pled guilty to 40 charges of securities fraud, common law forgery and common law uttering in North Carolina yesterday.
Samuel Lightsey, the former Peanut Corporation of American (PCA) plant manager with the government plea deal, spent more than six days on the witness stand answering every question put to him by prosecutors.
Recent court filings have confirmed that the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are continuing to conduct parallel criminal-civil investigations involving insider trading on Capitol Hill.