About John Cline
John Cline's cases have covered the full range of federal and state crimes, including wire and mail fraud, bank fraud, securities fraud, money laundering, RICO, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, tax evasion, the Arms Export Control Act, environmental offenses, and national security offenses such as espionage, mishandling classified information, and terrorism. His cases involve such diverse issues as the scope and constitutionality of the honest services fraud statute and other federal criminal statutes, the limits on the government's contacts with represented targets before indictment, the scope of the hearsay rule and Rule 404(b), the pretrial restraint of potentially forfeitable assets, the sentencing discretion of trial judges after Booker, the use of classified information under the Classified Information Procedures Act, and the admissibility of evidence obtained under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. John has also handled a number of complex extradition and habeas corpus matters.