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May 27, 2016

In the News Today – May 27, 2016

  • WSJ Reports on Over-Enforcement Event: “The growth of federal offenses that carry criminal penalties but don’t require mens rea, or guilty intent, have created a significant problem for Mr. and Mrs. John Q. Taxpayer,” said House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R., Va.) at yesterday’s ILR/NACDL over-enforcement event. (Wall Street Journal)
  • Business Community ‘Swings Back’ at Yates Memo: National Law Journal writes on two reports released by ILR yesterday “regarding the federal enforcement of business regulation and the Justice Department’s enhanced approach to criminal prosecutions under the Yates Memo.”(National Law Journal)
  • ‘Backing Other People’s Lawsuits for Profit’: “We’re really in the Wild West of this industry, where there’s a lot of money out there that’s chasing a lot of cases, and we believe the result of that is going to be more litigation and higher costs,” said ILR Senior Vice President Bryan Quigley in a story about the growth of third party litigation finance. (Marketplace

 

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