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On April 17, 2024, the Supreme Court issued its ruling in McIntosh v. United States. At issue was whether a district court’s failure to comply with Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 32.2(b)(2)(B)’s requirement to enter a preliminary order imposing criminal forfeiture before sentencing bars a judge from ordering forfeiture at sentencing subject to harmless-error principles on appellate review.

Join us to hear Stefan Cassella break down the decision and discuss its potential ramifications.


Mr. Stefan Cassella, CEO, Asset Forfeiture Law, LLC


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