Get Ready to Rumble—DOJ Alerts North Carolina Governor That New Bathroom Law Violates Federal Statutes

Get Ready to Rumble—DOJ Alerts North Carolina Governor That New Bathroom Law Violates Federal Statutes

The head of the federal Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division wrote to North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory that HB2 (see our previous blog posts about HB2 here and here), a law banning public agencies from allowing transgender individuals to using restroom and locker room facilities that correspond with their gender identity, violates two federal civil rights laws.

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Breaking News: Feds Announce They Will (FINALLY) Drop Harborside Forfeiture Case

By | Canna Law Blog ™ | May 3, 2016
Breaking News: Feds Announce They Will (FINALLY) Drop Harborside Forfeiture Case

In a major turn of events today, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it will  finally drop its four-year long legal battle against Harborside Health Center (and its landlords) to seize the commercial properties in which Harborside operates in Oakland and San Jose, California.

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DOJ Attempts to Encourage Corporate Self-Disclosures with the Announcement of a One-Year FCPA Pilot Program

By | Health Law Update | May 3, 2016

Pursuing a classic “carrot and stick” approach to incentivizing corporate self-disclosure of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations and individual wrongdoing connected to FCPA violations, the DOJ Fraud Section announced a new FCPA pilot program aimed at providing transparency into the benefits of self-disclosing FCPA violations, and the consequences of not self-disclosing. 

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Government’s Focus On Eradicating Municipal Bond Fraud is Evident After Two City Officials Are Criminally Charged

On April 14, the Department of Justice charged the supervisor of Ramapo, New York (the city’s top elected official), and the former executive director of the Ramapo Local Development Corp. with criminal securities fraud for allegedly defrauding thousands of municipal bond investors.

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