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Brogan v. United States
Citation:522 U.S. 398 (1998)
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James Brogan (defendant-petitioner) was a union officer for JRD Management Corporation (“JRD”). Federal agents visited Brogan’s home and asked if he would be willing to comply with an investigation of JRD. Brogan agreed to do so and said he would answer some questions about JRD. During questioning, Brogan was asked whether he had received any cash or gifts from JRD, to which he replied “no.” In actuality, Brogan had accepted cash payments from JRD. He was found guilty of perjury.
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