Tagged: doj

Yet More Prosecutorial Misconduct by the Feds

We’ve asked it before, but what the heck is going on with some of these federal prosecutors nowadays? There was the whole Ted Stevens fiasco over the winter, when the feds actively withheld exculpatory evidence and witnesses in their rush to convict the former Senator. Then the 7th Circuit directed...

Doctors: Got “Incentives?” Better Get a Lawyer.

  We’ve written about an upcoming wave of white-collar prosecutions, especially against Wall Street types. But wait, there’s more: the feds are now about to start prosecuting doctors. The Department of Justice and the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services are about to start prosecuting physicians...

Food Fraud Prosecutors Caught Selling Snake Oil

Judge Posner issued a scathing decision yesterday for the 7th Circuit, reversing a jury’s fraud conviction and directing an acquittal. Why? Because the only fraudulent misrepresentations were those of the prosecutor. The decision is great, and we plan to use some of it in our own future arguments. Sadly, it...