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Sentencing Recommendations Criticized by Department of Justice

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The United States Sentencing Commission was recently critiqued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) following a proposal introduced by a federal panel of judges that would reduce prison time for offenders of white-collar crimes. Specifically, the newly introduced policy would reduce fraud-related sentences by as much as 26 percent, according to news reports. If… Read More »

RICO Act: What it is and Why it matters

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The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) is both a federal and state law relating to the participation of a defendant in an enterprise through the pattern of racketeering. The federal criminal RICO statute was enacted by Congress in 1970 in an attempt to curb organized crime and the Florida legislature passed its… Read More »

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