Saturday, April 29, 2006

Rush Limbaugh Gets Deferred Prosecution

According to the Washington Post here,  Rush Limbaugh agrees that he will attend treatment for drug addiction in return for the prosecution dropping the fraud charges against him in eighteen (18) months. 

Yes, the classic deferred prosecution agreement.  But there is no Thompson Memo here  - so we won't be seeing any waiver of attorney-client privilege or other like provisions that we seem to find in the corporate deferred prosecution agreements.

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