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Category: Schnader Investigates, A Criminal Defense and Internal Investigations Blog

It’s a Slam Dunk: Take Steps Now to Avoid Tough Lessons Learned by Several NCAA Basketball Programs

On September 4, 2018 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

By Laurel Gift and Benjamin Wanger. The recent indictment of at least 10 individuals associated with college basketball should alert every university, and many businesses, to the importance of operating strong ethics and compliance programs and conducting internal investigations at the first sign of trouble. On September 26, 2017, federal prosecutors in New […]

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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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New PA Superior Court Decision Indicates Extra Precautions Needed by Attorneys to Protect Work Product of Third Party Consultants

On August 15, 2018 by Schnader in schnaderinvestigates.com

Brandy Ringer and Laurel Gift published “New PA Superior Court Decision Indicates Extra Precautions Needed by Attorneys to Protect Work Product of Third Party Consultants.” The client alert says that in light of the McIlmaildecision, “there are steps that attorneys can take to better preserve privilege and the work product of […]

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Double SCOTUS Rulings Provide Guidance on Sentencing

On August 14, 2018 by Schnader in schnaderinvestigates.com

Danielle Bruno and Laurel Gift published “Double SCOTUS Rulings Provide Guidance on Sentencing.” This client alert addresses two decisions by the Supreme Court that highlight the often subjective and convoluted nature of the sentencing process. “On June 18, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued two separate decisions, Chavez-Meza v. United […]

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