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All Posts by Jed S. Rakoff

Prosecuting Corporate Criminals

Jun 27, 2016 Opinion

Prosecutions of individual corporate criminals can, in fact, be successful—and are critical for attaining justice.

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The Shift to Prosecuting Companies Instead of Individuals

Jan 16, 2014 Opinion

Federal prosecutors have made a subtle but important shift over the last 30 years to prosecuting companies and institutions.

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Potential Reasons for the Dearth of Prosecutions

Jan 15, 2014 Opinion

Alternative priorities and government ties to the conditions that caused the financial crisis could explain the lack of prosecutions.

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The Department of Justice and the Prosecution of Fraud

Jan 14, 2014 Opinion

The DOJ has excused the failure to prosecute high-level individuals for fraud on one or more of three grounds.

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Who is to Blame for the Great Recession?

Jan 13, 2014 Opinion

If the Great Recession was caused by fraud, the failure to prosecute those responsible is an egregious failure.

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