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Solicitor Smith did not announce any positions that we have not discussed, but she confirmed our opinions on the Administration’s priorities and their intentions as they energetically finish their term.

Note: This series was prompted by the DOJ’s September 9 “Yates Memo” focusing on increased executive prosecutions and renewed interest by OSHA in criminal actions.

We don’t see many employee or consumer safety criminal prosecutions, but when we do see one, people of all political persuasions tend to agree with bringing down the hammer. Anyone disagree with yesterday’s announcement of groundbreaking 28 year sentence for the peanut company CEO whose actions caused nine deaths and numerous cases of salmonella.

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