DOJ Faces Scrutiny Over Corporate Monitor Guidelines

Law360, New York (March 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Just a day after they were released last week, new U.S. Department of Justice guidelines that federal prosecutors must use when picking corporate monitors to watch over deferred prosecution agreements faced intense scrutiny by lawmakers and experts.

The new guidelines were released to the media on the eve of a previously scheduled hearing on the selection of corporate monitors, inspired by news reports of the appointment of former U.S. Attorney General John D. Ashcroft to a lucrative position as a corporate monitor of a medical device...
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