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- Randall Eliason former chief of the Public Corruption/Government Fraud section of the U.S. Attorney's office for the District of Columbia; adjunct professor at American University and George Washington University
- Adam Liptak Reporter, The New York Times
- Harvey Silverglate Author of Three Felonies a Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent
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