Federal White Collar Crime

Author: Julie R. O'Sullivan
Publisher: West Academic
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This law school casebook addresses substantive and procedural areas of importance in white-collar criminal practice. The book covers a variety of substantive crimes, including perjury, false statements, false claims, obstruction of justice, mail and wire fraud, public corruption, insider trading, conspiracy, RICO, and money laundering. It then tackles procedural issues critical to white-collar practice: grand jury, discovery, the fifth amendment right against self-incrimination as applied to testimony and physical evidence, the attorney-client privilege, representation issues, plea bargaining and cooperation agreements, and parallel proceedings. Throughout, the materials emphasize ethical issues facing criminal law practitioners, and highlight the considerations that affect prosecutors' choices in pursuing and charging cases, and defense counsel's challenges in defending against such choices. The materials also cover, in discrete chapters, mens rea issues, entity liability, and the theory and practice of sentencing under the advisory (but still important) Federal Sentencing Guidelines for both individuals and organizations. This book differs from others in: its comprehensive coverage and thus the opportunity it affords professors to tailor the course to their own preferences in subject-matter; its balance between practical and theoretical issues; its use of materials from real cases (such as the Lewinsky prosecution, the Arthur Andersen case, and the like); its balance between substantive and procedural issues; and its detailed coverage of sentencing issues.

International Criminal Law Cases and Materials

Author: Ellen S. Podgor
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327175125
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International Criminal Law provides a set of teaching materials furnishing students with a grounding in the transnational issues likely to arise in federal criminal cases, and also in the law produced as a consequence of international efforts to impose criminal responsibility on the perpetrators of human rights atrocities. International Criminal Law offers, for teaching purposes, a collection of cases (mainly domestic) and other materials, together with notes and questions about those cases and materials. The first part introduces the field of international criminal law, and includes a chapter on the general principles of both domestic and international law governing efforts to apply U.S. criminal law to foreign crimes and foreign criminals. The second part covers the specific application of those principles to cases involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, antitrust and securities regulation, export controls, computer crimes, narcotics and money laundering, piracy and terrorism, and torture. The third part addresses procedural aspects of trying such cases in U.S. courts. This section also treats the extraterritorial application of the U.S. Constitution, immunities from jurisdiction, mutual assistance in criminal cases, extradition, alternatives to extradition, prisoner transfers, recognition of foreign criminal judgments, and the bearing on international human rights instruments on criminal procedure. The final part of International Criminal Law deals with the prosecution of international crimes, and takes up the question of what crimes constitute international crimes. This section also discusses the Nuremberg and Tokyo precedents, the ad hoc tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda, the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and the substantive law of international crimes such as aggression, genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. International Criminal Law is supplemented annually. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

ABA Journal

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The ABA Journal serves the legal profession. Qualified recipients are lawyers and judges, law students, law librarians and associate members of the American Bar Association.

The Latin American Casebook

Author: Juan F. Gonzalez-Bertomeu
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317026195
Format: PDF
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Traditionally relegated because of political pressure and public expectations, courts in Latin America are increasingly asserting a stronger role in public and political discussions. This casebook takes account of this phenomenon, by offering a rigorous and up-to-date discussion of constitutional adjudication in Latin America in recent decades. Bringing to the forefront the development of constitutional law by Latin American courts in various subject matters, the volume aims to highlight a host of creative arguments and solutions that judges in the region have offered. The authors review and discuss innovative case law in light of the countries’ social, political and legal context. Each chapter is devoted to a discussion of a particular area of judicial review, from freedom of expression to social and economic rights, from the internalization of human rights law to judicial checks on the economy, from gender and reproductive rights to transitional justice. The book thus provides a very useful tool to scholars, students and litigants alike.

Examples Explanations for Legislation Statutory Interpretation and Election Law

Author: Richard L. Hasen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454850566
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures An up-to-date, user-friendly, and clear student-oriented treatise tackling the complex subjects in this field, including statutory interpretation, lobbying, bribery, campaign finance law, and voting rights. Suitable for use with courses in Legislation and Regulation, Statutory Interpretation, Election Law, Voting Rights, and Campaign Finance. Features an easy-to-follow correlation chart that matches the book's coverage to the leading casebooks. Written by one of the leading voices in the field of election law and legislation. No other statutory supplement is as comprehensive, up-to-date, and full of examples (and answers) to test student knowledge.

White Collar Practice

Author: Pamela H. Bucy
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314143570
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Designed to give students a better understanding of RICO, labor and benefit fund fraud, public corruption, money laundering, corporate crime, the False Claim Act, fraud upon financial institutions, and tax fraud-all criminal actions pursued by the federal government. The material also addresses the civil ramifications of white collar crime pursued by federal and state governments or private citizens, including revocation of professional licenses and credentials, exclusion and debarment from federal programs, and loss of a federal charter or insurance for financial institutions.