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Category: Privacy and Data Security

How the Federal Grand Jury Process Works

On September 4, 2018 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

By Laurel Gift. The formation of a grand jury by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III as part of the Russia investigation has drawn attention to a process that is usually conducted out of the spotlight. Federal grand juries are a standard but often secluded part of the government’s investigation and […]

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The DOJ’s New Officially Unofficial Policy May Enable Federally Regulated Business to Avoid Criminal Charges

On March 8, 2018 by Schnader in Client Alerts

Last November, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a new enforcement policy. Under the new policy, businesses subject to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) may avoid criminal liability by self-reporting wrongdoing, fully cooperating with Department of Justice (“DOJ”) investigations, and demonstrating timely and appropriate remediation of the conduct at […]

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Laurel Brandstetter’s Op-Ed on Mueller Grand Jury Published in Philadelphia Inquirer

On August 28, 2017 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Laurel Brandstetter authored an opinion piece published by the Philadelphia Inquirer, “What Mueller’s Empaneling of a Grand Jury Might Mean“. The op-ed pulls back the curtain on Mueller’s grand jury, as part of the Russia investigation, and discusses how the process actually works. Brandstetter writes: “The formation of a grand […]

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Laurel Brandstetter Comments on PA Gaming Control Board

On August 24, 2017 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Laurel Brandstetter was quoted in an article, “New Legislative Appointees to Pa. Gaming Control Board Bring Lobbying World a Little Closer“, published in the Harrisburg Patriot-News on August 24, 2017. Brandstetter discussed the thorough background checks performed by state police for appointees to the Gaming Control Board. She also addressed […]

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