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DOJ’s Public Struggles with Electronic Evidence Underscore the Need for Counsel to Demand Discovery Early and Often

USA - July 8 2022 The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) dismissal last week in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case in Boston is the latest in a string of bad…

Virginia Bruner, Robert S. Day

DOJ, Federal Maritime Commission to Cooperate on Antitrust Enforcement in Ocean Shipping Industry

USA - March 3 2022 In his March 1, 2022 State of the Union Address, President Joe Biden again emphasized his commitment to increased competition — this time directing…

W. Cole Geddy, J. Brent Justus, Ashley Peterson

EARN IT Act Opens Online Service Providers to Liability for Online Child Sexual Abuse Hosted on Their Platforms

USA - February 17 2022 On Thursday, February 10, 2022, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act…

Virginia Bruner

Courts Adopt Different Approaches in Implementing the Due Process Protections Act

USA - April 1 2021 In a December 2020 article, we highlighted in this blog the amendment of Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 5(f) in the new Due Process Protections…

Michael F. Easley Jr., Lawrence J. Cameron, Edward M. Nogay

New Due Process Protection Act Amends Criminal Rule 5, May Strengthen Defendants’ Brady Rights

USA - December 1 2020 A new law will require all federal judges to enter an order at the beginning of every criminal case advising prosecutors of their duties under Brady…

Michael F. Easley Jr., Benjamin L. Hatch