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White Collar Crime, Prosecutorial Discretion, and the Supreme Court

Does the Supreme Court still believe in prosecutorial discretion? A string of cases over the past few years has to make you wonder.

Prosecutorial discretion – the power to decide whether to bring criminal charges, who to charge, what crimes to charge, and how ultimately to resolve the case – is a fundamental component of the criminal justice system. 2,504 more words

Crime

What You Should Know about Obstruction of Justice in fraud cases

Obstruction of justice occurs when an individual engages in an act designed to impede or obstruct the investigation or trial of other substantive offences. Prosecutors usually are pleased to discover such violations by defendants because they add a more sinister flavour to what might be colourless white-collar charges, and such actions can help to prove criminal intent. 243 more words

Law

Bridgewater police chief placed on leave following sex assault allegations

The chief of the Bridgewater, Nova Scotia police force has been placed on administrative leave following allegations of sexual assault, Global News has learned.

Scott Feener, deputy chief of the Bridgewater police confirmed on Monday that John Collyer, chief of the Bridgewater Police Service has been placed on leave by the police board August 18. 125 more words

Canada

Topic 16 : Obstruction of Justice by Democratic Party

Topic 16:  Obstruction of Justice by  the Democratic Party

  • We all watched in horror as Benghazi unfolded and the Clinton State Department ran their disinformation;
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Montreal police arrest fifth officer following internal investigation

Montreal police have arrested a fifth officer in relation to an internal investigation that started in December 2015.

Authorities arrested the individual without a warrant, citing “reasonable probability” that a criminal act had been committed. 184 more words

Canada

Toronto cop faces new charges in alleged heroin planting case

A nine-year Toronto police veteran is facing three additional criminal charges stemming from an arrest in which heroin was allegedly planted in a suspect’s car… 196 more words

Crime

Marcus Vick pleads guilty to resisting arrest

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Former Virginia Tech and Hampton Roads football star Marcus Vick will be serving one month in prison for a resisting arrest charge. 149 more words

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