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“DOJ's Shift On The Wire Act: Why, And Why Now?” Law360

In this article, Jenner & Block Partner Brandon D. Fox and Associate Amy Egerton-Wiley discuss the US Department of Justice’s recent expanded definition of a key federal criminal gambling statute and explore reasons as to the timing of the new interpretation. “Why did the DOJ broaden its view of the statute? And why did it do it now?” the authors ask. “There are innocent and nefarious explanations.”