Congress Wary Of DOJ's Corporate Monitoring Info

Law360, New York (May 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has appointed a slew of former prosecutors and other government officials as corporate monitors in arrangements to watch over deferred prosecution agreements, a process that has recently come under intense scrutiny by lawmakers as they question how forthcoming the DOJ has been.

The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said in a statement Thursday that the Justice Department had turned over information regarding 85 deferred prosecution and nonprosecution agreements as well as a list of corporate monitors selected in 41 of...
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