Exam Type: Last-Class Take-Home
Taught by a former prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York who is a partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, this course is intended to give students exposure to areas of white collar criminal law and procedure in the context of recent high-profile white-collar trials and corporate prosecutions. Substantive areas of criminal law to be covered include insider trading, Ponzi schemes, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, public corruption and money laundering. The course will examine various law enforcement investigative techniques used in white collar cases, including the use of cooperating witnesses, search warrants and wiretaps. The course will also address sentencing issues in white collar cases. The course will focus on recent high-profile trials such as the trial involving Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, and recent insider trading and public corruption trials. Some sessions may feature guest speakers who have been involved in landmark cases in the areas covered by the course.
Note: This course will meet for 6 two-hour sessions on the following dates: 2/15, 2/22, 3/8, 3/22, 4/5, 4/12.
Drop Deadline: February 16, 2018 by 11:59pm EST