Monthly Archives: November 2011

Accused of Bias, Judge Recuses Himself from 17 Ongoing Cases

By Thomas G. Wilkinson, Jr. and Michael P. Zabel Can joint representation with independent counsel remedy a conflict of interest? In a recent criminal case in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, a federal judge denied

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Child Abuse Reporting Laws – Penn State Scandal

By: Hayes Hunt and Brian Kint An omission, or failure to act, is a crime only where the law imposes an affirmative duty to act.  Historically, the law has been reluctant to impose such duties.  Yet in some instances, the law does

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Hayes Hunt concentrates his practice in the representation of individuals, corporations and executives in a wide variety of federal and state criminal law and regulatory enforcement matters as well as complex civil litigation. Hayes is a partner in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department as well as its Criminal Defense and Governmental Investigations Group.
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