How Does Immunity Work in a Federal Criminal Case?
What Happens in a Federal Grand Jury?
How Do Federal Prosecutors Categorize People Who Are Involved in an Investigation?
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
How Does Cooperating In A Federal Criminal Case Work?
Jumping the Gun: Public Statements by U.S. Attorneys That Inappropriately Opine on the Guilt of Charged but Untried Defendants. When United States Attorney’s Offices file criminal charges in significant cases, U.S. Attorneys...more
Appellate courts do not often reverse a trial judge’s decision to grant a new trial, so we took notice when the First Circuit did so in United States v. Carpenter. Given the case history, the First Circuit decision should...more
On August 23, 2013, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a Directive providing for the facilitation of parental interests in the course of civil immigration enforcement activities....more
Lawrence S. Bader interviews his partner of many years, Paul R. Grand, who is one of the Bar’s leading white collar criminal defense attorneys, with extensive experience handling complex criminal and civil matters in state...more
During government investigations, counsel regularly advise their clients that if a law enforcement agent unexpectedly shows up at their home or office, the client should decline to be interviewed and instead direct the agent...more
In an important decision for directors, officers, non-profit executives and other insureds under directors and officers (D&O) and other liability insurance policies, the California Court of Appeal has held that an insurer...more
California Insurance Code Section 553.5(b) prohibits insurers from providing a defense for certain types of claims, including criminal claims. Does statute preclude a defense for all criminal claims or just some? In Mt....more
There was only one published criminal case in the federal circuits last week where the defendant won. It's a good case on jury instructions for missing evidence, and the short write up is below....more
Three opinions are in this week's "short wins" - on restitution calculation, competency in a bank robbery case, and the Fair Sentencing Act....more
Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), discusses how immunity works in federal criminal investigations and federal criminal cases.
Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), discusses what happens in a federal grand jury.
When a person receives a subpoena to appear in the grand...more
Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), discusses the different statuses in a federal criminal investigation - subjects, targets, and witnesses.
Feb. 1 (Bloomberg Law) -- Mary Jo White has spent decades as both a federal prosecutor and later as outside counsel for many financial institutions. If the Senate confirms her as SEC chair, will Wall Street be facing a lawyer...more
Computer activist Aaron H. Swartz was indicted by a federal grand jury in July 2011 after allegedly downloading millions of academic journal archives via a laptop housed in a network closet in MIT. He was charged by...more
It is hard to know whether the government’s aggressive enforcement of insider trading laws deters criminals from violating securities laws. One key factor in this equation is the risk of getting caught. The Obama...more
Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), describes how cooperating with the federal government - to provide evidence that a federal prosecutor can use...more
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