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Criminal Law

Reviewing Police Use of Force Through Root Cause Analysis

Feb 15, 2017 Opinion

More agencies are embracing a new kind of review focused on preventing future errors, rather than placing blame.

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The Future of Police Reform Under the Trump Administration

Feb 13, 2017 Opinion

Insights gleaned from past federal enforcement efforts can inform future locally driven improvements.

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Regulating Police Use of Force

Feb 13, 2017 Series

Scholars, activists, and other criminal justice experts address possible legal responses to excessive police force.

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Supreme Court Hands Down Sentence on Errors in Sentencing

Jul 13, 2016 News

Supreme Court reviews remedy for errors in sentencing range calculations.

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Corruption and Government

Apr 27, 2016 Opinion

In the fight against government corruption, administrative law can be a powerful tool.

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Solving Brazil’s Bribery Scandals

Apr 14, 2016 News

Brazilian prosecutors hope to curb corruption with new laws—but critics say they go too far.

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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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