Monthly Archives: February 2018

Fighting Back Against OIG Investigations (But Losing)

By Sara Kropf Office of Inspector General—or OIG—investigations can have wide reaching consequences. I’ve written before about the lack of procedural fairness surrounding these investigations. Now, you might think that OIG investigations affect only federal agency employees, but that’s not … Continue reading

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Stormy Daniels, USA Gymnastics and the Power of a Non-Disclosure Agreement

By Dan Portnov With the recent revelation that then-candidate Donald Trump’s longtime attorney Michael Cohen used his “own personal funds to facilitate a payment of $130,000” to adult movie actress Stormy Daniels in 2016, we may be moving closer to … Continue reading

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Winning the Hard Way

The hardest appeal to win is one based on insufficiency of the evidence. It argues that “the jury got it wrong.” Courts of appeal do not look kindly upon this argument, not only because it forces the court to dig … Continue reading

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