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Judge Rules US DOJ Violated 737 MAX Victims' Rights

by Starling Insights


Nov 15, 2022

Last month, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a statement, promising to attend more closely to the interests of victims when negotiating criminal settlements with corporations. That same day, a federal judge ruled that prosecutors had impinged on the rights of those killed in two Boeing 737 Max crashes. The prosecutors had negotiated a Deferred Prosecution Agreement without first securing the consent of the bereaved families.

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DOJ Steps Up Prosecution of Corporate Misconduct

by Starling Insights


Mar 11, 2022

In recent remarks to the ABA Institute on White Collar Crime, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland stated that corporate crime is detrimental to public trust in the institutions. This is made all the worse, he explains, when regulators fail to hold these individuals accountable, leading some to believe that the rule of law does not apply equally to all.