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Life in Prison for Rubashkin is Too Harsh

02.11.2018 in Uncategorized

In this guest article, attorney Harlan Protass explores the unjust rationales for imposing long sentences for financial crimes based solely on federal sentencing guidelines.

No Right to Ignore Subpoena

02.11.2018 in Uncategorized

Attorney Harlan Protass examines the purpose of subpoenas in the judicial system and the importance of not applying special treatment to individuals based on position.

Plea-bargaining Cases: Form over Substance

02.11.2018 in Uncategorized

Court cases ‘Lafler’ and ‘Frye’ provide an important remedy to criminal defendants who receive ineffective counsel, but neither helps lawyers decide whether to go to trial.

Rajat Gupta’s Trial: The Case for Civil Charges Against Him

02.11.2018 in Uncategorized

Attorney Harlan Protass discusses the benefits of finding more worthwhile and effective ways of pursuing insider-trading cases, which would free-up prosecutorial resources to fight other economic crimes that pose a far greater danger to investors.