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What Happens to Monetary Penalties When Convicted Defendant Dies with Pending Appeals?

by Charles (Chuck) Rubin on

This was the question in a recent Second Circuit Court of Appeals case. The defendant was convicted of securities fraud, mail and wire fraud and obstruction of justice, and entered into a negotiated guilty plea to criminal...more

Second Circuit Finds Death Extinguishes Trial Convictions and Related Restitution Order – But Tax Offenses and Bail Forfeiture...

In 2010, a federal jury in the Eastern District of New York convicted body-armor tycoon David H. Brooks of multiple counts of conspiracy, insider trading, fraud, and obstruction of justice for his role in a $200 million...more

Two California Appellate Court Decisions Vacate Forfeiture of Bail Bonds

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

Two recent decisions by California Courts of Appeal reversed trial court rulings which denied surety company motions to vacate the forfeiture of bail bonds....more

County Counsel Is Eligible to Recover "Costs" But Not "Attorney Fees" In Bail Bond Forfeiture Matter

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

In People v. United States Fire Insurance Co., 2012 DJDAR 15367 (2012), the California Court of Appeal for the Fifth Appellate District declined to award fees to county counsel in proceedings arising out of bail bond...more

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