Monthly Archives: December 2015

Top 10 Posts in 2015 (and My Other Favorites)

In the tried-and-true tradition of blogs everywhere, here’s a list of the top 10 most-read posts on Grand Jury Target. Some were a surprise to me, others not so much. Hot topics: taint teams, search warrants and the Yates Memo. … Continue reading

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There’s a New Sheriff in Town: Eleventh Circuit Wrestles with Public Bribery Statute—Again

I previously posted about an interesting case involving the Eleventh Circuit’s interpretation of one of the public bribery statutes, 18 U.S.C. § 666. Well, the Eleventh Circuit is at it again. This time, it didn’t turn out as well for … Continue reading

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Criminal Prosecutions Under HIPAA

Health care fraud has long been a focus of the Department of Justice. In 2014, DOJ recovered nearly $6 billion (that’s billion with a “b”) from civil health care fraud cases. DOJ has had its share of setbacks too. Just … Continue reading

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Well, At Least We Know Allen Charges Work – Blankenship Jury Verdict

The trial of Donald Blankenship has been all over the media. I’ve written about it here and here and here and here. Today, the jury reached its verdict. It found Mr. Blankenship guilty on one charge of conspiracy to avoid … Continue reading

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