This “new era” of FCPA enforcement has resulted in many things. From my perspective, one of the best things it has resulted in is increased attention of the FCPA and FCPA compliance among academics and students.
A few days ago, Federal Criminal Justice Clinic students Amanda Penabad and James Kraehenbuehl convinced U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo to sentence a client to probation with an ankle monitor rather than sending him to prison for 10–16 months, as the government had requested.
Illinois operates nine inpatient psychiatric facilities housing approximately 1300 persons. Faced with a substantial budget deficit, on September 8, 2011, the State announced its intention to close three of these facilities. The State has also announced that it does not...
A parade of witnesses who testified against Jamie Snow at his 2001 murder trial have recanted, creating a pool of new evidence that could reverse Snow’s murder conviction, an attorney for the former Bloomington man told the 4th District Appellate court Wednesday.