Public Officials and Public Corruption Charges

In New York, the Office of the Attorney General’s Public Integrity Bureau investigates and pursues criminal charges of public corruption, especially involving fraud, government corruption, and abuse of authority. Depending on the nature of the crime, the Federal...

Grand Jury Indictments for Federal Crimes

The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution holds that in order to be charged with a capital or “otherwise infamous” crime, a person has to be indicted by a grand jury. The U.S. Supreme Court has held that this Fifth Amendment requirement is not imposed...