June 4, 2007
U.S. Rep William Jefferson Background on the Investigation
The investigation of Congressman Jefferson has been the subject of several blogspots. For background information see:
June 3, 2007
DOJ Civil Rights Division Hiring
According to Jason McClure of the Legal Times (Law.Com) a focus this week of the DOJ "firings" investigation will be the hiring practices in the civil rights division. A hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary has the following lineup of witnesses set for Tuesday -
Updated Witness List
ABA Program With Former US Attorney Carol Lam
The American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section's White Collar Crime Committee and Perkins Coie LLP -
Program Title: Staying on Track When Worlds Collide: Practical Advice for Corporations Conducting Internal Investigations and Responding to Government Inquiries
Keynote: Carol Lam, Sr. Vice-President and Lead Counsel, Qualcomm, and former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, San Diego, CA.
Date: June 7, 2007
Time: 3:00 - 5:00, with reception following
Location: University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL
For more information here.
Uploading "24" Prior to Broadcast
The U.S. Attorneys Office of the Central District of California issued a press release of a recent federal criminal complaint against an individual who is alleged to have "uploaded the first four episodes of this season’s "24" earlier this year before they were originally aired on the Fox television network."
Press Release -