Stringer May Not Be Dead Yet

Law360, New York (June 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Recent developments in the much-followed case of United States v. Stringer,[1] suggest that the Ninth Circuit’s April 4, 2008 decision may not be the last word, and that the full court may reconsider the case en banc.

Stringer has been closely watched by the criminal and securities bars because the district court dismissed the indictment based on alleged improper cooperation and collusion between the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).[2]

Employing seldom-used Ninth Circuit General Order 12.10(b),[3] on May 7, 2008...
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