In a case that some are calling the most important Fourth Amendment case in recent years, on June 27, 2011, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and agreed to hear…more
United States v. Jones, 10-1259
Government's Cert Petition in the Jones case. See, United States v. Maynard (also posted) and my commentary, Jones is Tied Up in Knotts (also posted)…more
TRUTH AND THE CLIENT'S INTEREST - A U.S. PERSPECTIVE
Do lawyers - particularly defense lawyers - sacrifice truth to their client's interests?
Professor Ochieng'-Odhiambo argues that truth and the interests of the clients…more
WIKILEAKS - DECEPTION AND DISINFORMATION?
Perhaps more attention than is deserved is being given by government and the media to the release, by Wikileaks, of alleged "secret" diplomatic communications.
In this "letter to…more
David Giller, a member of the LinkedIn responded to a question posed on the distinction between secured and unsecured debt. He correctly explained the fundamental principle. His explanation can be found at:…more
Stevens, Gina, Alison M. Smith, and Jordan Segall. Legal Standard for Disclosure of Cell-Site Information (CSI) and Geolocation Information. Legal Memorandum to the Senate Intelligence Committee. Congressional Research Service,…more
United States v. Maynard, 615 F.3d 544...
This decision is the subject of the grant of certiorari by the United States Supreme Court in United States v. Jones, 10-1259.
Maynard and Jones were co-defendants. All legal issues have either been resolved or abandoned…more
HARMLESS VS PLAIN ERROR
The law on the analysis to be used by appellate courts in reviewing alleged trial and procedural errors in criminal cases, both federal and state, is very complex and often poorly understood by both…more
A comprehensive checklist of issues that should be considered in establishing any distribution arrangement.
While useful for the preparation of definitive distribution agreements, this checklist is also a useful tool to…more
FINANCIAL MARKET REGULATION FAILURE
At the time the attached document was written (August 19, 2008), the author - T. J. Rodgers - was the founder, president and CEO of Cypress Semiconductor, where he also served on the board…more
CONTEMPORARY FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS GUIDELINES, AN UPDATE
In light of the 2008 financial crises, widely reported criminal investment schemes, and the continuing (as of this writing, September 9, 2010) international…more
ENRON WAS NOT ALL BAD
Enron is commonly trotted out as the poster child of corporate greed and arrogance. This is a misreading of the record and a misreading of history.
Back in 2003, Christopher L. Culp, then adjunct…more
A PROPOSAL TO MITIGATE "TOO BIG TO FAIL."
Back in February of 2003, I proposed to an adviser to then-OMB Director, Mitch Daniels (now Governor of Indiana), that Federal dividend taxation be reformed to allow deduction of…more
Gerogia Pacific Corporation v GAF...
ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE: BEWARE - NOT ALL LAWYERS ARE TREATED EQUALLY
Clients utilizing in-house counsel may not have the same rights to claim attorney-client privilege as clients who engage retained counsel, and counsel…more
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