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The Misguided CEO Blame Game

02.11.2018 in Uncategorized

“As the stock market continues its dizzying decline and the taxpayer tab for the fix continues to rise, it’s perfectly natural to look for someone to blame… But going after CEOs is nothing more than a clever deception designed to trick the American public into…

Madoff Mercy

02.11.2018 in Uncategorized

How long should the Ponzi-schemer go to prison for?

Signed, Sealed, Delivered, but Not Yours

02.11.2018 in Uncategorized

Attorney Harlan Protass explores the legal dilemma posed by recalling presidential pardons on an outdated requirement that they must be physically received and accepted.

A Saner Approach to Sentencing

02.11.2018 in Uncategorized

Mandatory minimum laws need an overhaul. Congress is ready. Will the President Obama make good on his promises?

Bail Spotlights Law’s Inequity

02.11.2018 in Uncategorized

“We should worry a lot less about whether wealthy criminal defendants like Strauss-Kahn get to stay in their private prisons while awaiting trial, and worry more about calibrating bail amounts to the financial resources of each individual defendant.”

Not Guilty? Go to Jail

02.11.2018 in Uncategorized

Attorney Harlan Protass discusses the practical application of a practice known as “acquitted conduct sentencing,” in which jail terms can be based on conduct underlying charges that actually ended with not guilty verdicts.