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  • Sessions Puts White-Collar Focus on Individual Prosecution

    By Cogan Schneier and Katelyn Polantz

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave a rare glimpse into his philosophy on white-collar crime Monday, putting an emphasis on holding individuals accountable for crimes instead of companies.

  • Trump Dining With the Justices? Not Yet

    By Marcia Coyle

    On a relatively quiet Sunday morning, the news exploded across social media: The U.S. Supreme Court would be dining with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, according to the White House weekly outlook. By Monday morning, the dinner was off. What happened? The White House blamed scheduling conflicts.

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  • DC Circuit Rejects CFPB Subpoena Targeting For-Profit College Accreditor

    By C. Ryan Barber

    A Washington federal appeals court on Friday rejected the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's attempt to investigate an embattled accreditor of for-profit colleges, upholding a trial judge’s ruling that faulted the Obama-era agency for straying outside its jurisdiction.

  • Orrick Stokes DEA Over Alleged Marijuana Misstatements

    By Marcia Coyle

    A team from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, representing the medical marijuana advocate Americans for Safe Access, isn't holding its breath for federal drug enforcement officials to erase their alleged misstatements about the health risks of cannabis.

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