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Second Circuit Decision in Bribery Conviction Reversal Opens Possible Loophole

USA - January 27 2020 Sheldon Silver, former speaker of the New York State Assembly, was convicted of a number of political corruption crimes in 2015, namely accepting…

Christopher T. Grohman, Eric R. Breslin, George D. Niespolo.

U.S. Supreme Court Strengthens Protections for Criminal Defendants' Right to Counsel in the Federal Courts

USA - March 31 2016 On March 30, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees a defendant's right to access…

Amanda Bassen, Eric R. Breslin, George D. Niespolo, Marvin G. Pickholz, William B. Pollard III.

Use it or lose it: U.S. Supreme Court holds the SEC must bring civil enforcement actions within five years of wrongful conduct

USA - February 28 2013 On February 27, 2013, the United States Supreme Court put a stop to the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) practice of bringing civil…

Eric R. Breslin, Marvin G. Pickholz, Mauro M. Wolfe.