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White-Collar Crime: Keeping Cases Out of the Courtroom

A white-collar defense attorney explains how “pro-active” engagement with prosecutors has helped his clients avoid going to trial or at least present evidence that could change a case’s outcome. He calls it “trying a case in a prosecutor’s office.”

Trump Pardons Ex-Cheney Aide Scooter Libby

The president granted a pardon on Friday to Libby, former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, for lying to the FBI and obstruction of justice in the probe of the leak involving former CIA operative Valerie Plame. Libby already had his 30-month prison term commuted by President George W. Bush.