Category Archives: Detention issues

Jeffrey Epstein is Dead. Now What?

By Dan Portnov (photo from In perhaps the biggest news story of a slow August, Jeffrey Epstein apparently hung himself in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in Manhattan early Saturday morning.[1] Epstein’s suicide launched multiple conspiracy … Continue reading

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When Will the Government Ask for Pretrial Detention for a White Collar Defendant?

It is very rare for a defendant in a white collar criminal case to be detained pretrial. The two primary factors under the Bail Reform Act are whether the defendant (1) is a danger to another person or to the … Continue reading

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