In an attempt to pressure the DOJ to alter the way it investigates corporate fraud, Senate Judiciary Committee member Arlen Specter has formally introduced legislation aimed at preventing prosecutors from forcing companies to waive the attorney-client privilege to avoid indictment. That move comes as Deputy AG Paul McNulty leads an internal review of the government's prosecution policies in the wake of business groups' lobbying and a court decision that found one of the policies to be unconstitutional.
Specter Bill Seeks to Alter DOJ Corporate Fraud Investigations
December 8, 2006
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