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Suborning Perjury

The Ring of Truth

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary S. Chafetz

A judge in D.C. reluctantly declared a mistrial for Kevin Ring, one of Abramoff's trusted lieutenants. It may be a sign that the reign of honest-services-fraud terror by federal prosecutors is ending.

The Fraud of Honest-Services Fraud

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary S. Chafetz

Essentially, honest-services fraud makes prosecutors omnipotent, because they can charge anybody they want with a federal felony.

Prosecutorial Misconduct

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary S. Chafetz

After the dark days at the Department of Justice under President Bush, not surprisingly integrity seems to have returned under President Obama and Eric Holder. But how far will that integrity go?