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Former Dept of Justice Attorney Sentenced To 30 Months For Obtaining Information About Companies Named in Qui Tam Lawsuits and Using That Information in Private Practice.

Sometimes clients will believe that by hiring attorneys who have just left the government, they can obtain confidential information. While those attorneys have relationships with the other attorneys and agents, they have strict ethical rules where they cannot use information … Continue reading

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California Physician Sentenced in Sacramento Federal Court to over 4 Years in Prison for Prescribing Methadone and Pain Medications Without Proper Documented Medical Exams

One of the issues with physicians and former physicians is that the government can file charges years after the treatment. This is happening with those who prescribed pain medications years ago to patients. A recent case relates to patients from … Continue reading

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I Sentenced a Teen to Die in Prison. I Regret It.

A retired judge sentenced a teenager to 241 years in prison. She now believes her sentence was unconstitutional. This piece originally appeared at The Washington Post.  “You will die in the Department of Corrections.” Those are the words I spoke … Continue reading

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Killer of Royal Caribbean Crew Member Adriana Morales de Florencia Sentenced to Prison

The killer of Royal Caribbean crew member Adriana Morales de Florencia was sentenced to prison for her murder. There is a conflict in the reporting whether the sentence was for 22 years or 17 years.  In April of 2017, Ms. … Continue reading

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Former California Hospital Owner Sentenced to Prison

On January 12, the former owner of Pacific Hospital in Long Beach, California was sentenced to 63 months in prison. The owner, Michael D. Drobot, 73, was charged with crimes related to running a 15-year health care fraud scheme. In … Continue reading

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