Volume 71, Number 4

October 1996

Wisdom Without Power: The Department of Justice’s Attempt to Exempt Federal Prosecutors from State No-Contact Rules

Todd S. Schulman

In analyzing the Reno Rule, this Note goes beyond the policy-focused debate to examine the limits on the Department’s authority. It argues that, although the Reno Rule is justifiable from a policy standpoint, it is invalid as currently promulgated because it exceeds the Department’s delegated authority.