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Prisoners can now serve time at home - But only in specific cases
  • Hassan Elhais
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 26 2018

People found guilty of crimes carrying a sentence of less than two years, such as theft and dishonoured cheques, can be put under house arrest

DOJ Moves to Dismiss 11 FCA Cases
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2018

In a surprising development, DOJ said in a Texas federal court filing this week that it plans to dismiss 11 nearly identical complaints brought

Friday Enforcement Wrap: Federal Jury Convicts Patient Recruiter in $1.1 Million Kickback Scheme
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2018

The Justice Department secured a conviction last week of a Michigan-based patient recruiter for her participation in a conspiracy to commit

Federal Government Signals Continued Aggressive Health Care Fraud Enforcement
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2018

On October 24, 2018, President Trump signed into law H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for

Blockchain Developments: NY AG Issues Report, Major Japanese Exchange Hacked, Global Attitudes Diverge and Use Cases for Social Good Emerge
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2018

On Sept. 18, 2018, the New York Attorney General’s Office released its Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative Report...

Side effects of overcriminalization
  • Baddauy Advogados
  • Brazil
  • August 29 2018

Every political community should regard overcriminalization non-beneficial for its legal system by a series of reasons, of which we will select two

Discrimination in Canada’s Prisons: Risk Assessment Tools and Indigenous Prisoners
  • Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP
  • Canada
  • August 14 2018

It has long been recognized that Indigenous people are overrepresented in Canadian prisons. Last month, Statistics Canada released a report that found

Comply or be committed to prison
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • May 22 2018

Compliance with court orders is an important part of the dispute resolution mechanism in any legal system and as such, non-compliance with court

Connecting Justice-Involved Populations to Health Coverage and Care
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2018

The importance of connecting justice-involved populations to health coverage and care is evident from the high levels of physical and behavioral

Employees behind bars and the constraints on employers
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • April 9 2018

In recent times, employers frequently encounter situations where an employee cannot report for duty due to circumstances beyond their control. One