The Importance of “Particulars” in Criminal Fraud Cases
March 3, 2020 | New York Law Journal
Criminal fraud charges are often described very broadly, without identifying the specific misstatements central to the case. A bill of particulars is an important tool to help prepare a defense and minimize surprise at trial. In this article, we discuss the standard for granting a bill of particulars, and analyze a recent decision which ordered particulars in the high-profile prosecution growing out of the Theranos blood-testing scandal. We hope you find the article of interest.
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