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By Sara Kropf 

When a regular person does something wrong, the Department of Justice has no qualms about bringing criminal charges against him. When the Department of Justice does something wrong, well, it asks for a second chance.

A few years ago, I wrote about how the Department of Justice can avoid creating disclosable Brady

By Sara Kropf

Our good friend Sarah Hall wrote an excellent article in the ABA’s Criminal Justice Magazine with Zachary Taylor about the investigation of allegations of abuse in women’s professional soccer conducted by Sally Yates for the U.S. Soccer Federation. The investigation was unusual in that the Federation authorized the release of the report

By Sara Kropf

The Department of Justice repeatedly issues guidance to beg coerce encourage companies to self-report wrongdoing and, in effect, sell out their executives as the wrongdoers. As part of this “cooperation,” companies will conduct an internal investigation, review massive numbers of documents, and interview employees and officers. Then, the company summarizes what it