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Barry Bonds

“Say it Ain’t So Barry:” A Brief Commentary on United States v. Barry Lamar Bonds and the Elusive Definition of Obstruction of...

Politics can be a contact sport as is evident from the recent appointment of a Special Prosecutor to investigate alleged misdeeds by the Trump Administration including obstruction of justice. Ironically, the decision of an...more

Three Point Shot - May 2015

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

"Wild Thing" Forced to Tap Out in Battle against ESPN - Last month, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals forced former professional wrestler Steve "Wild Thing" Ray to tap out in his battle against ESPN by dismissing the...more

Questioning Prosecutorial Discretion

by Michael Volkov on

Prosecutors have taken a few lumps lately. Based on my own experience, most prosecutors are dedicated, hard-working, public servants who are committed to “doing the right thing.”...more

Prosecutors Strike Out on Barry Bonds as Ninth Circuit Narrows Obstruction Strike Zone

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The indictment and trial of famed baseball slugger Barry Bonds for perjury and obstruction of justice drew nationwide attention. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ April 22, 2015, en banc decision reversing Bonds’...more

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