Monthly Archives: January 2012

New Year – New Rules of Evidence: Plain Language in the Law

By Hayes Hunt and Brian Kint New “restyled” Federal Rules of Evidence went into effect on December 1, 2011.  These rules were designed to be easier to read and understand while remaining substantively unchanged.  This update reflects the growing “plain language”

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Mississippi Clemency and Presidential Pardons

By Hayes Hunt and Catherine Hamilton Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour granted clemency to over 200 people prior to leaving office.  Among those receiving a full pardon were over a dozen convicted murderers and five men who worked for the

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When ‘The Law’ Is in the Lobby: Practical Steps to Manage A Raid by Gov’t Agents

Published in The Legal Intelligencer’s General Counsel Section  January 11, 2012 By Hayes Hunt and Brian Kint It is 7 a.m. You grab a cup of coffee and head out the door to catch the train to your job as in-house

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Criminal Bullying: Army Soldier’s Suicide Leads To Homicide Prosecution.

By Hayes Hunt and Brian Kint The Army has charged eight soldiers in connection with the death of fellow soldier, Private Danny Chen.  Allegedly, these soldiers threw rocks at Private Chen, taunted him with ethnic slurs, and made him do

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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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