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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

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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Impeachment on Direct – How to deal with unexpected testimony on direct examination – Part 2

Impeachment on Direct How to deal with unexpected testimony on direct examination – Part 2 You call your last witness and things are going great.  A verdict in your client’s favor will be soon to follow.  All you have to

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How to deal with unexpected testimony on direct examination – Part 1 Refreshing Recollection

How to deal with unexpected testimony on direct examination -Part 1 – Refreshing Recollection You call your last witness and things are going great. A verdict in your client’s favor will be soon to follow.  All you have to do

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Posted in Trial
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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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