federal criminal prosecution

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Facts

Petitioner Kerri Kaley was a sales representative for a New York–based medical-device company. See United States v. Kaley,677 F.3d 1316, 1318 (11th Cir. 2012). In 2005, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) informed her that she was under...

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Overview

Many successful criminal prosecutions in the United States end not with jury trials, but with plea bargains. Plea bargains are agreements between defendants and prosecutors in which defendants agree to plead guilty to some or all of the charges...