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May 2015 Archives

May 2015 Archives

Barry Bonds Case Provides Lessons for Prosecutors

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Last month's decision by the Ninth Circuit to vacate Barry Bonds' conviction for obstruction of justice garnered headlines. Obscured by the coverage, however, is whether the decision portends a broader, noteworthy trend: namely, appellate courts evidencing a willingness to reverse white collar jury convictions, and in the process, push back against what they may perceive, rightly or wrongly, as unjustified federal prosecutions.