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Swartz Suicide: Duties of Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys

By Hayes Hunt and Calli Varner Aaron Swartz, 26 year-old co-founder of Reddit and long-time activist against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), committed suicide.  Mr. Swartz killed himself weeks before his trial for charges related to his access to MIT’s computer

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When to Appeal Privilege Claims – State and Federal Differences

Contributed by Thomas Wilkinson, Jr. and Issa Mikel In Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Harris, No. 8 EAP 20098 (Pa. 2011) (McCaffrey, J.), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reaffirmed its prior rule that orders overruling claims of privilege are immediately appealable as

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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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