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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Argument on When Employee Misuse of Work Computers May Constitute Criminal Conduct

On December 23, 2020 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Scott J. Wenner and Mana Kinoshita published a client alert, “U.S. Supreme Court Hears Argument on When Employee Misuse of Work Computers May Constitute Criminal Conduct.” The United States Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Van Buren v. United States, No. 19-783. The Court granted certiorari last term to […]

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Supreme Court: Derailing Traffic for Political Revenge Might Be Unpalatable, But Does Not Violate Federal Fraud Statutes

On May 21, 2020 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Danielle Bruno McDermott and Laurel Gift published a client alert, “Supreme Court: Derailing Traffic for Political Revenge Might Be Unpalatable, But Does Not Violate Federal Fraud Statutes.” On May 7, 2020, the United States Supreme Court overturned two criminal convictions connected to the Bridgegate case, concluding that the defendants’ conduct […]

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Third Circuit Decision Highlights the Challenges Facing Businesses Receiving Secret Grand Jury Subpoenas

On January 31, 2020 by Schnader in Client Alerts

Laurel Gift published a new client alert, “Third Circuit Decision Highlights the Challenges Facing Businesses Receiving Secret Grand Jury Subpoenas.” The alert reads in part: Businesses routinely receive subpoenas for records. When the subpoenas are issued in connection with a grand jury investigation, deciding how to respond can become complicated […]

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Samuel Silver elected president of the Pennsylvania Innocence Project board of directors

On January 6, 2020 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Samuel W. Silver, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, has been elected president of the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Innocence Project. The non-profit organization works to exonerate those convicted of crimes they did not commit and to prevent innocent people from being convicted.  Silver, a Fellow of […]

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