Year: 2006

Is Stringer Really Business As Usual for the SEC?

In U.S. v. Stringer, 408 F. Supp. 2d 1083 (D. Or. 2006) the court dismissed a criminal indictment for prosecutorial misconduct which violated the constitutional rights of the defendants. The case stems from an SEC and DOJ investigation in which

Three Strikes and Your Guilty

Three strikes and your out may be a good rule for games like baseball, but not for federal criminal trials. Yet that is the result in U.S. v. Forbes, the federal criminal trial of Walter A. Forbes, former chairman of