Monthly Archives: October 2012

Rajat Gupta Sentencing – Admissibility of Angry Letters from the Public

By Hayes Hunt and Thomas O’Rourke On Wednesday, Rajat Gupta, former director of Goldman Sachs, will be sentenced for conspiracy and securities fraud in connection with insider trading.  Gupta is requesting a non-custodial sentence, based on his lifetime of good

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Posted in Prosecution & Defense

Fired for “Liking” – Social Media Use at Your Job

By Hayes Hunt and Jillian Thornton Giving your opinion on politics or complaining about the boss to your friends via Facebook is so commonplace and rampant that few people probably stop to think about the consequences of their posting. Less

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Posted in Social Media & Law

Text Messages as Trial Evidence – Authentication

By Hayes Hunt and Michael Zabel Next week, oral argument will be heard in Commonwealth v. Koch, a case in which the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is confronted with a question that is increasingly important: When to admit a text message

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Posted in Evidence

The Benefits of Criminal Background Screening for Your Company

By Hayes Hunt and Jonathan Cavalier While the EEOC’s position on the use of criminal background checks adds to the time and cost of implementing a screening policy, there remain many benefits to screening potential candidates, including: Screening required by

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Posted in The Client
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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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