Monday, January 14, 2008

 

Crime Statistic of the Day

A new study by two Texas lawyers, Lawrence D. Finder and Ryan D. McConnell, found that the number of so-called deferred-prosecution or nonprosecution agreements between the department and large companies grew to 35 last year from 5 in 2003. —Philip Shennon reporting in "Ashcroft Deal Brings Scrutiny in Justice Department"

Regional attorneys general may recommend former colleagues to "monitor" the criminally accused corporation in return for obscene fees. It appears to be a "golden parachute" plan for ex–Justice Department employees.

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Some DoJ attorneys go where the crime is (5/14/07)

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