There was only one published criminal case in the federal circuits last week where the defendant won. It’s a good case on jury instructions for missing evidence, and the short write up is below.
In other news – I stumbled across this lovely write up of a Medicare Fraud prosecution by a doctor.
I often am talking to people who are amazed at how the federal criminal justice system works when they encounter it for the first time. The article is titled “Is a charting error a federal crime?” (spoiler alert: the author thinks that it is, but shouldn’t be)