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With an emphasis on substantive law, this extensively revised casebook provides comprehensive coverage of major white-collar crime statutes in the federal criminal code, securities laws, and environmental statutes, as well as sentencing principles under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines. CORPORATE AND WHITE COLLAR CRIME: Cases and Materials, Fourth Edition, shows students what white collar crime is and how it is detected, prosecuted, and punished today. <p class="copymedium"> The casebook is well known for its teachability: </p> <ul> <li class="copymedium"> distinguished author Kathleen F. Brickey, who is widely published in the field and has served as a consultant to the U.S. Sentencing Commission, draws on her extensive experience to present a revealing and realistic account of the law </li> <li class="copymedium"> distinctive focus on major white-collar crime statutes allows timely and topical coverage of contemporary substantive law issues </li> <li class="copymedium"> clear and concise expository introductions illuminate the contexts of the cases that follow </li> <li class="copymedium"> well edited and carefully selected cases (the best "teaching cases") are reinforced by provocative notes and questions that stimulate lively classroom discussion </li> <li class="copymedium"> skillfully written problems throughout the book enrich understanding of the cases and challenge students to apply substantive law principles to hypotheticals that test the outer bounds of the principal cases </li> <li class="copymedium"> recent Justice Department prosecution guidelines provide an excellent platform for exploring policy considerations relating to prosecuting corporations and their officers and executives </li> <li class="copymedium"> a detailed Teacher's Manual supplies specific guidance on discussion and analysis of casebook problems, notes, and questions </li> </ul> <p class="copymedium"> The Fourth Edition incorporates new material on: </p> <ul> <li class="copymedium"> recent corporate fraud prosecutions, including those of Arthur Andersen, Martha Stewart, and Bernie Ebbers </li> <li class="copymedium"> Sarbanes-Oxley statutes relating to conspiracy, securities fraud, and obstruction of justice </li> <li class="copymedium"> important Supreme Court decisions that invalidate the Federal Sentencing Guidelines (Booker) and Arthur Andersen¿s obstruction of justice conviction (Andersen), as well as high Court decisions relating to conspiracy (Jimenez Recio), mail fraud (Pasquantino), and federal program bribery (Sabri) </li> <li class="copymedium"> significant appellate court decisions </li> </ul> <p> </p>
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Book Description Little Brown & Co Law & Business, 1995. Condition: Good. 2nd Edition. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP101807955
Book Description Little Brown & Co Law & Business, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG073550623X