COVID-Era Challenges to Federal Indictments
Bloomberg Law recently published two articles that I had the pleasure to co-author with fellow Women's White Collar Defense Association members, drawing on the WWCDA's Thought Leadership Subcommittee’s recent WaterCoolerPLUS session entitled “COVID-Era Challenges to Federal Indictments.” Both articles offer practical insights for practitioners seeking to challenge federal indictments related to COVID-19.
The first, "Tips for Federal Criminal Defense Counsel on Statute of Limitations Challenges," co-authored with Margot Moss, Markus/Moss, discusses statute of limitations challenges, including the government’s recent tact of filing and then withdrawing unconsented-to informations in an effort to toll the limitations period.
The second, "Practical Tips on Challenges to Grand and Petit Juries," co-authored with fellow WWCDA Philadelphia Chapter member Ann Flannery, The Law Offices of Ann C. Flannery, discusses challenges to both grand and petit juries during COVID-19, including ensuring that the grand jury is drawn from a representative cross-section of the district where the crime was committed and that prosecutors’ methods for coping with the challenges presented by COVID-19 do not violate defendants’ rights.
You can view the full articles below:
Disclaimer: This post does not offer specific legal advice, nor does it create an attorney-client relationship. You should not reach any legal conclusions based on the information contained in this post without first seeking the advice of counsel.