Fannie, Freddie Shareholder Suit Faces En Banc Review

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to rehear an action by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders after a divided three-judge panel concluded that the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) was unconstitutional.

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Second Circuit Says Convicted Fraudster Can’t Claim Double Jeopardy in RICO Case

The Second Circuit upheld the 2016 conviction of fraudster Mikhail Zemlyansky after he unsuccessfully argued that double jeopardy applied to his Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act case involving a multi-million dollar insurance and securities fraud scheme.

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