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Suggestions for Executives When Your Employer is Under Government Investigation

Brad Reid | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Brad Reid

Civil law and criminal law overlap so that a given situation may involve both the possibility of an administrative agency civil action involving a fin...

U.S. Sentencing Commission Makes Penalties For Career Offenders Less Harsh

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 01.27.2016 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

On January 8, 2016 the U.S. Sentencing Commission voted to change what constitutes a "crime of violence" under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines. Federal judges are required to consider the sentencing guidelines in fashioning sentences for federal crimes.

Federal Drug Sentencing Is About to Get Smarter: How the War on Drugs Is Changing

Steven Brill | Posted 06.02.2014 | Crime
Steven Brill

The SSA is a clear message that the America's strategy in the War on Drugs is about to change its tactics.

Congress Looks To Overhaul Mandatory Sentencing Guidelines

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Every weekend, Cindy Martinson treks from her home in Mason City, Iowa, about 160 miles roundtrip to Waseca, Minn. She visits the f...

Saki Knafo

DOJ: We're Paying So Much For Prisons That We Can't Afford Prosecutors

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There will be fewer federal prosecutors and FBI agents available to bring charges and investigate federal crimes, and less money to supp...