Independent Counsel Structure & Function
Panelists talked about the structure and function of the Independent Counsel Act. The act was established in 1978 and is up for… read more
Panelists talked about the structure and function of the Independent Counsel Act. The act was established in 1978 and is up for reauthorization by Congress next year. Former independent counsels, attorneys and legal scholars analyzed the legislation and its purposes. Following their discussion, the panelists answered questions from the audience. close
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