Posts with the tag "Civic Penalties"

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Federal Weapon In The Opioid Crisis – Civil Penalties

The DEA and the US Attorneys enforcing health care laws routinely use criminal prosecutions and administrative actions. Less routinely does the government use civil courts. The governmental decision-making as to what constitutes a crime as opposed to an administrative or civil action is often blurry and can confound anyone who tries to determine why some cases are pursued one way and some another.