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"Vanity Fair" featured Haub Law Professor Mimi Rocah in “This Is RICO 101”: Why Robert Mueller Isn’t Taking Rudy’s Bait"

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"Vanity Fair" featured Haub Law Professor Mimi Rocah in “This Is RICO 101”: Why Robert Mueller Isn’t Taking Rudy’s Bait"

...“There are serious Department of Justice rules and guidelines about what Mueller can talk about publicly, in regards to an open investigation,” says Mimi Rocah, a former federal prosecutor. “If there were a trial in progress and Giuliani tried to make these statements to poison the well or to influence jurors, a judge could issue sanctions. Giuliani’s getting away with it because there’s no pending court case right now. But it’s equally as problematic, if not more, because the jury pool here is the American public. And whatever else you can say, this whole strategy of calling it a witch hunt and attacking the prosecution is extremely effective with some part of the public.”

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