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Och-Ziff judge “sick and tired” of Big Law securing DPAs for clients

By Roger Hamilton-Martin

02 June 2017

Och-Ziff judge “sick and tired” of Big Law securing DPAs for clients Federal courthouse in Brooklyn. CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

A Brooklyn federal judge has upbraided the Department of Justice over its use of deferred prosecution agreements, saying he is fed up with big law firms benefitting while individual perpetrators of corruption go unaccountable.