Chris Hall Quoted in Law360

Chris Hall Quoted in Law360
GWB Scandal Figures Challenge Statute’s Reach In 3rd Circ.
April 20, 2018
Bill Wichert

Chris Hall, Chair of the Firm’s White Collar and Government Litigation Practice, is quoted in this article. Chris discusses a recent case in the Third Circuit in which two former associates of ex-New Jersey Governor Chris Christie are arguing to overturn convictions on the grounds that a government theory incorrectly turns political decision making into criminal conduct.

“In a less egregious case with a more zealous prosecutor, this theory could be applied to conduct that I think everybody might agree was not criminal and ... that’s the challenge here,” said Chris. “It’s a challenge for the court to just get it right, to strike that balance between unhinged hubris and kind of appropriate political behavior.”

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