Tuesday Speaker Series: Prof. Doug Berman, Sentencing Law & Policy Expert

We were honored to have Doug Berman as the October speaker in our White Collar Support Group Tuesday Speaker Series.  Among other important topics, Prof. Berman discussed the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s recent sentencing guidelines revisions for certain first time offenses including a two-point reduction, noncustodial sentences and retroactivity. And there was an extensive Q&A! Professor … Read more

Tuesday Speaker Series: REMISSION NOW “Fairness in Restitution” Town Hall

To Register: https://zoom.us/…/tJIlcu6hrjIuEtc4CSBIG_WenyN5bgnR3krp From Fellow Traveler Tanya Pierce: “In 2022, The Ladies of Hope Ministries launched the #REMISSIONNOW campaign (https://thelohm.org/remissionnow/). We held a lunch and learning session with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the U.S. Pardon Attorney to raise awareness about the impact of restitution, share how restitution for many is a “life sentence,” and advocate … Read more

Center for Justice & Human Dignity Rewriting the Sentence Summit II on Alternatives to Incarceration

Our friend and White Collar Week podcast guest Christopher Poulos, Executive Director of Center for Justice and Human Dignity , has organized this important conference. It is especially on-point for Fellow Travelers and all members of the white collar justice community. We will be sending a contingent and hope to see you there! “Join us on October 16-17, … Read more

Event: Legal Action Center’s Arthur Liman Public Interest Awards Benefit, NYC, Tues., Nov. 7, 2023

Join us for Legal Action Center’s Arthur Liman Public Interest Awards Benefit on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at Tribeca Rooftop. Legal Action Center I am honored to serve on the Board of Directors of Legal Action Center – Jeff Reserve your tickets now: https://secure.givelively.org/event/legal-action-center/50th-anniversary-arthur-liman-public-interest-awards-benefitFor over half a century, the Legal Action Center has been the only … Read more

Speaker: Margaret Love, Former US Pardon Attorney, Executive Director of Collateral Consequences Resource Center

We were honored to have Margaret Love as the August speaker in our White Collar Support Group Tuesday Speaker Series. Margaret Love specializes in executive clemency and restoration of rights, sentencing and corrections policy, and legal and government ethics. She has written and lectured widely on pardon policy and practice, and on the collateral consequences … Read more

Entrepreneur: 9 Things to Know when Hiring a White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer

Hiring a defense attorney is a monumental task, and most are monumentally unprepared for the effort. By Jeff Grant, Reprinted from entrepreneur.com, Sept. 7. 2021 Hiring a white-collar defense lawyer is a monumental task — and one that most entrepreneurs and businesspeople, even those who are sophisticated legal consumers, are monumentally unprepared to do. I … Read more

Poem: Louis the Coin, by Ravi Shankar

Louis the Coin Ravi Shankar ____________ Decades before a cadre of Secret Service agents and New Jersey gaming troopers surveilled, busted him in the parking garage of Caesars Atlantic City with a Milano red Honda Civic with a trunk stuffed full of eight hundred lbs. of counterfeit casino chips (plus cash, an unregistered handgun), you … Read more