17 Mar 2017

John Lauro — Featured Speaker At The NACDL White Collar Defense College At Stetson

On Friday, March 17, 2017, John Lauro led a panel discussion regarding the use of experts in criminal litigation, as part of the White Collar Lawyers College sponsored by Stetson University Law School and the …

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24 Feb 2017

Gorsuch’s Judicial Tools For Fixing Overcriminalization

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil M. Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals to fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. By all accounts, Judge Gorsuch …

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26 May 2016

John Lauro—Featured Speaker At A Panel Discussion Sponsored By The NACDL

On May 26, 2016, John Lauro spoke in a panel discussion on the rise of overcriminalization and its impact upon the criminal justice system. The panel was part of a day-long program in Washington D.C. …

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19 Feb 2016

John Lauro — featured speaker at a program sponsored by Stetson University Law School and the Tampa Bay chapter of the Federal Bar Association

On Friday, February 19, 2016, John Lauro was one of the featured speakers at a program sponsored by Stetson University Law School and the Tampa Bay chapter of the Federal Bar Association. The topic was

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05 Feb 2016

United States v. Clay: Defense Briefs

Please see the briefs filed by the defendants’ attorneys in the United States v. Clay case. The briefs directly address the overcriminalization issues raised by this case:

Brief for defendant-appellant Paul L. Behrens

Reply brief 

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15 Jan 2016

United States v. Clay: A Case Study in Overcriminalization and Unchecked Prosecutorial Discretion

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Director of Public Affairs & Communications Ivan J. Dominguez recently discussed the United States v. Clay case with attorney Matt Kaiser, a partner at the firm of Kaiser, …

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19 Nov 2015

Prosecutors Run Amok?

Please see this link to a wonderful panel discussion led by federal Circuit Court Judge, the Honorable Alex Kozinsky and John G. Malcolm, Director of the Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, …

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19 Nov 2015

The WellCare Case Provides an Example of Overcriminalization in Action

Adam Bates authored a great post with the Cato Institute concerning the scourge of overcriminalization and how it affects our criminal justice system. The Cato Institute has been a champion for protecting individual rights and …

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11 Nov 2015

Being an Executive is Not a Crime

Matt Kaiser, an outstanding criminal defense lawyer, wrote a wonderful piece for the Washington Times on how business executives should not be criminally prosecuted  for routine business decisions that violate no law. What is particularly …

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02 Oct 2015

United States v. Clay—Post-Oral Argument—Podcast

Please see this excellent summary podcast of the United States v. Clay oral argument posted by the Federalist Society. Participants include Paul D. Kamenar, Senior Fellow, Administrative Conference of the United States, and John J. …

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