Sessions memo rescinded!

News just broke that the Acting AG, Monty Wilkinson, has rescinded the infamous Sessions‘s charging policy, and reinstated AG Holder’s charging policy, which directs prosecutors to conduct an individualized assessment of relevant facts in making charging and...

Two new PPP fraud indictments this week

This week brought two new Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) fraud indictments. The first indictment is out of the Southern District of Texas.  The case is United States v. Amir Aqeel, et al., Case No, 4:20-cr-583 (S.D. Texas).  In Aqeel, seven individuals were...

Some relief for client in federal custody.

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5546, the Effective Assistance of Counsel in the Digital Era Act. The Legislation extends the attorney-client confidentiality to emails sent to and from federal prisons.  The bill requires the Bureau of Prisons...