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Entries in Supreme Court (10)

Friday
Aug152014

Esquenazi and Rodriguez file petition for Supreme Court review

Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to review their convictions on FCPA-related charges for a scheme to bribe officials at Haiti’s state-owned telecom company.

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Tuesday
Aug122014

Supremes duck Risen, freedom takes a hit

James Risen (Image courtesy of the Daily Show)In early June, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition for review from James Risen. Now the Pulitzer Prize winner and former New York Times reporter is facing jail time for refusing to name a source.

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Monday
Aug112014

WSJ: Esquenazi, Rodriguez will seek Supreme Court review

Image courtesy of the U.S. Supreme CourtSam Rubenfeld of the Wall Street Journal reported that Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez, who were convicted for FCPA-related offenses in a scheme to bribe officials at Haiti’s state-owned telecom company, plan to file a petition this week for a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Monday
Jun232014

SCOTUSblog denied DC press credentials

SCOTUSblog -- by far the best online daily reporter about cases brought to the U.S. Supreme Court -- has been denied a credential for access to the court's press gallery.

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Monday
Mar242014

Bourke completes sentence, is released from prison

Image courtesy of the Federal Bureau of PrisonsFrederic Bourke served nearly a year as an inmate of Englewood Camp, a 165-bed minimum-security prison in the southwest suburbs of Denver, Colorado. He walked free on March 21.

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Monday
Mar102014

Help wanted: Former DOJ and SEC officials to lead amicus working group

A friend of the court (amicus) brief explaining the fundamentals of compliance programs should be prepared, possibly by a new working group led by former DOJ and SEC officials, facilitated by the Rand Center for Corporate Ethics and Governance. The door is open for the opportunity.

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Monday
Jun102013

And we thought he liked whistleblowers

Photo courtesy of the White HouseOver the weekend, before Edward Snowden outed himself, a frantic hunt was on for the insider who leaked NSA phone and internet spying documents to the Guardian and the Washington Post.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Supreme Court denies Bourke review

As reported by the SCOTUS Blog, the U.S. Supreme Court Monday denied Frederic Bourke's petition for certiorari (review) of his 2009 conviction for conspiracy to violate the FCPA and lying to FBI agents.

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Monday
Dec032012

ICE appeals victim rights case to Supreme Court

As reported by the FCPA Professor last week, Costa Rica's Instituto Costarricense De Electricidad (ICE) filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court in November.

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Friday
Sep282012

Supremes will consider bad acts overseas

When the U.S. Supreme Court opens its new Term on Monday, the first case scheduled for oral argument is Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum.

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