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Entries from April 2009

New Supreme Court Case-Criminal Law

April 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Arizona v. Gant, decided by the United States Supreme Court on April 21, 2009. Held: Police may search the passenger compartment of a vehicle incident to a recent occupant’s arrest only if it is reasonable to believe that the arrestee might access the vehicle at the time of the search or that the vehicle contains […]

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Tags: David Finn · Federal Law · Government

New York Times Article

April 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

CLIFFORD KRAUSS Published: April 20, 2009 HOUSTON — R. Allen Stanford, the Texas financier accused of defrauding tens of thousands of bank depositors, said on Monday that he was not a thief. He denied that his operation was a Ponzi scheme and suggested that if any depositor money had been lost, it was largely a […]

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Tags: Federal · Federal Law · Stanford

Stanford Update-Bloomberg

April 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

By Laurel Brubaker Calkins April 9 (Bloomberg) — Stanford Group Co. Chief Financial Officer James M. Davis, accused by federal regulators of helping his boss, R. Allen Stanford, run a multibillion dollar Ponzi scheme, will enter plea negotiations with prosecutors. Davis was sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission along with Stanford. Davis will […]

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Tags: Federal Law · Stanford · Texas · Uncategorized

Dallas Observer Stanford Story

April 9th, 2009 · No Comments

http://www.dallasobserver.com/2009-04-09/news/sec-says-texas-financier-sir-allen-stanford-swindled-investors-out-of-billions/

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Tags: criminal law · David Finn · Federal Law · Stanford · Texas

“My Baloney has a first name, it’s A-L-L-E-N”…

April 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments

http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=7273921 Native Texan R. Allen Stanford told ABC News that fraud allegations against him and his Stanford Financial Group companies are “baloney,? according to a report aired Monday. In what the network said was Stanford’s first media interview since the Securities and Exchange Commission filed the civil fraud complaint, Stanford also denied the SEC’s allegation […]

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Tags: David Finn · Federal Law · Stanford · Texas

Holder Should Support Executive Order On Attorney-Client Privilege

April 7th, 2009 · No Comments

WASHINGTON, DC — The Coalition to Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege issued the following statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation proceedings scheduled for January 15, 2009 on the nomination of Eric H. Holder Jr., to be Attorney General of the United States:

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Attorney-Client Privilege Reform Needed

April 7th, 2009 · No Comments

COALITION TO PRESERVE THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE American Chemistry Council American Civil Liberties Union Association of Corporate Counsel Business Civil Liberties, Inc. Business Roundtable The Financial Services Roundtable Frontiers of Freedom Lawyers for Civil Justice National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers National Association of Manufacturers Retail Industry Leaders Association U.S. Chamber of Commerce COMPREHENSIVE REFORM STILL […]

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Stanford Update

April 7th, 2009 · No Comments

Stanford’s Davis Said to Be Aiding Search for Assets in Europe Share | Email | Print | A A A   By Laurel Brubaker Calkins April 4 (Bloomberg) — Stanford Group Co.’s finance chief, James M. Davis, is helping investigators track European assets that might help repay victims of the suspected $8 billion Ponzi scheme […]

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NPR-Stanford

April 7th, 2009 · No Comments

Legal Affairs-NPR Stanford Aide To Help In $8 Billion Fraud Probe “We are fully cooperating with federal investigators. It’s a massive investigation that will take some time to resolve. We are ready, willing and able to answer questions truthfully and provide whatever assistance we can.? Attorney David Finn, who represents Stanford finance chief James M. […]

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