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New OFAC General License Clarifies Ability to Engage in Humanitarian Aid in Ukraine and Russia

Russia, Ukraine, USA - May 17 2022 In connection with the war in Ukraine, the United States has significantly enhanced its sanctions against the Russian Federation. However, the…

George A. Carotenuto, Robin Krause, Justin Zaremby

Second Circuit Doubles Down on Expansive Application of Federal Fraud Statutes

USA - October 26 2021 In United States v. Percoco, the Second Circuit (Raggi, Chin, Sullivan)[1] the Second Circuit affirmed the convictions of several defendants involved…

George B. Fleming

Season 2: Episode 1: A Discussion of Justice Ginsburg’s Influence on Overcriminalization

USA - September 13 2021 In Season 2, Episode 1 of Notorious, we explore Justice Ginsburg’s influence on overcriminalization in our justice system. Specifically, we discuss…

Michelle M. Bufano, Lauren Schorr Potter

Rare En Banc Second Circuit Says “Spread Eagle” Order Not a Search Over Spirited Dissents Decrying State of Fourth Amendment Jurisprudence

USA - August 31 2021 The Second Circuit, sitting en banc, reversed a panel decision holding that officers lacked reasonable suspicion to frisk defendant Calvin Weaver…

Maggie O'Neil

Concurrent Sentence Doctrine Alive and Well for Collateral Review

USA - August 17 2021 In United States v. Kassir, the Second Circuit (Jacobs, Nardini) held that the concurrent sentence doctrine applies to collateral review of criminal…

George B. Fleming