This seminar examines issues in the prosecution and defense of white collar crime. Coverage includes the liability of corporations and executives for the acts of agents, the federal sentencing guidelines and their effects on investigation and plea bargaining, substantive federal crimes (including perjury, mail fraud, and obstruction of justice), parallel civil proceedings, internal investigations, grand jury investigations, multiple representation, and joint defense agreements. Class visits by local practitioners, judges, and other officials supplement the readings. Additional information is available on the White Collar Crime classroom webpage. Enrollment limited.
Note: Due to overlap in content, students who enroll in this course will not be eligible to take the three-credit Federal Criminal Law course. Former or concurrent enrollment in either Criminal Procedure: Adjudication or Criminal Procedure: Investigation recommended.