Category Archives: Speedy Trial Act

Should DOJ Indict President Trump But Seal the Indictment?

Given the position of the Office of Legal Counsel that a sitting president cannot be prosecuted, there has been some talk (including by me) about the possibility of indicting President Trump now but keeping the indictment under seal until he … Continue reading

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Speedy Trial Act Strategy in White-Collar Cases (Part II)

A few months ago, I wrote Part One of this series about Speedy Trial Act strategy in a white-collar criminal case. This post is going to go into a bit more detail about the pros and cons of invoking the … Continue reading

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Speedy Trial Act Strategy in White-Collar Cases (Part I)

Being under criminal investigation is a stunningly powerless situation. You can’t control when the government starts an investigation, how long it lasts or when it will end. The Speedy Trial Act presents one of the few times when a criminal … Continue reading

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