Lucian E. Dervan

Belmont University School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

1900 Belmont Boulevard

Nashville, TN 37212

United States

http://www.belmont.edu/law/

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

The Innocent Defendant’s Dilemma: An Innovative Empirical Study of Plea Bargaining’s Innocence Problem

103 Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 1, 2013
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 May 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Lucian E. Dervan and Vanessa Edkins
Belmont University School of Law and Florida Institute of Technology
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plea bargaining, innocence, empirical study, psychological study, criminal law, criminal procedure, constitutional law

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Overcriminalization 2.0: The Symbiotic Relationship Between Plea Bargaining and Overcriminalization

Journal of Law, Economics and Policy, Vol. 7, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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Overcriminalization, Plea Bargaining, Symbiotic Relationship

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Bargained Justice: Plea Bargaining's Innocence Problem and the Brady Safety-Valve

2012 Utah Law Review 51 (2012)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2012
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
Downloads 711 (43,095)
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Plea Bargaining, Confession, Brady v. United States, Supreme Court, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure

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International White Collar Crime and the Globalization of Internal Investigations

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 361, 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 May 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2014
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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International White Collar Crime, Internal Corporate Investigations, Documents and Employee Interviews, Disclosure and Settlement

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The Surprising Lessons from Plea Bargaining in the Shadow of Terror

Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 27, No. 2, p. 239, 2011
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2011
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Plea Bargaining, Terrorism

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American Prison Culture in an International Context: An Examination of Prisons in America, The Netherlands, and Israel

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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International, Prison, Prisoners, Incarceration, Prison Culture, Violence, Financial Cost, Moral Obligations

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'White Collar Crime': Still Hazy After All These Years

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 3, 2016 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2015
Ellen S. Podgor and Lucian E. Dervan
Stetson University College of Law and Belmont University School of Law
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criminal law, white collar crime, definition, historical, methodology, empirical, perjury, false statements, obstruction, RICO

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Sentencing the Wolf of Wall Street: From Leniency to Uncertainty

Wayne Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Jul 2015
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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white collar crime, criminal law, criminal procedure, sentencing, wolf of wall street, federal sentencing guidelines, federal sentencing commission, american bar association, criminal justice section

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White Collar Over-Criminalization: Deterrence, Plea Bargaining, and the Loss of Innocence

Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 101, No. 723, 2013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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criminal law, over criminalization, plea bargaining, innocence, Sarbanes-Oxley, statutory maximum, deterrence

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Plea Bargaining's Survival: Financial Crimes Plea Bargaining, a Continued Triumph in a Post-Enron World

Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 3, Fall 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 May 2008
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
Downloads 361 (99,510)

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Crime, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Plea Bargaining, Plea Bargain, Plea Deal, Prosecution, Federal Prosecutor, Department of Justice, DOJ, Attorney General, Sentencing, Sentencing Guidelines, Enron, Financial Crimes, Corporate Crime, White Collar Crime, Financial Crimes Task Force

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Internal Investigations and the Evolving Fate of Privilege

2 Compliance Elliance Journal 3 (2016)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Mar 2016
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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Upjohn, Privilege, Attorney-Client, Work Product, Internal Investigation, International

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Voices on Innocence

68 Florida Law Review 1569 (2016)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Belmont University School of Law, University of San Francisco, Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, University of Toledo College of Law and University of Mississippi School of Law
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innocence, plea bargain, factual innocence, exoneration, wrongful conviction, evidence, experts, prosecutors, accountability, punishment, restorative justice

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New Crimes and Punishments: A Case Study Regarding the Impact of Over-Criminalization on White Collar Criminal Cases

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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Criminal Law, Overcriminalization, Sarbanes-Oxley, Sentencing, Statutory Maximum, Prosecutorial Discretion

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Re-Evaluating Corporate Criminal Liability: The DOJ’s Internal Moral Culpability Standard for Corporate Criminal Liability

Stetson Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2012
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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Corporate Criminal Liability, Respondeat Superior, Principles of Federal Prosecution, Corporate Crime, Moral Culpability

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Watching Your Step: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Perils of Corporate Internal Investigations

Loss Prevention Journal, Vol. XVI, No. 2, Summer 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Aug 2009
Paul B. Murphy and Lucian E. Dervan
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Belmont University School of Law
Downloads 208 (175,451)

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Crime, White Collar Crime, Corporate Crime, Internal Investigation, Privilege, Waiver, Client, Conflict of Interest

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Bargained Justice: The Rise of False Testimony for False Pleas

Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2020
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Jan 2021
Andrew Pardieck, Vanessa Edkins and Lucian E. Dervan
Southern Illinois University School of Law, Florida Institute of Technology and Belmont University School of Law
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Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure, Plea Bargain, Plea Bargaining, False Plea, Innocent, Innocence, False Testimony, Co-Defendant, Japan, South Korea, International

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Responding to Potential Employee Misconduct in the Age of the Whistleblower: Foreseeing and Avoiding Hidden Dangers

Corporate Law Journal, Vol. 3, No. 4, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Aug 2009
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
Downloads 191 (189,693)
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Global Bribery: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Internal Investigations (C.F. Muller Verlag), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 May 2012
Lucian E. Dervan and Markus Rubenstahl
Belmont University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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International Internal Investigations, FCPA, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Bribery

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Pleading Innocents: Laboratory Evidence of Plea Bargaining's Innocence Problem

21 Current Research in Social Psychology 14 (2013)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
Vanessa Edkins and Lucian E. Dervan
Florida Institute of Technology and Belmont University School of Law
Downloads 182 (198,040)

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plea bargaining, innocence, empirical study, psychological study, criminal law, criminal procedure, constitutional law

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The Quest for Finality: Five Stories of White Collar Criminal Prosecution

4 Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy 91, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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criminal law, prosecution, sentencing, white collar, overcriminalization, innocent, confession, plea bargaining, justice, collateral consequences, grand jury

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International White Collar Crime and Deferred Prosecution Agreements

White Collar Crime Committee Newsletter, Winter/Spring 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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criminal law, corporate crime, white collar crime, deferred prosecution agreements, non-prosecution agreements

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Information Warfare and Civilian Populations: How the Law of War Addresses a Fear of the Unknown

Goettingen Journal of International Law, Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 373, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 May 2011
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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Information Operations, Computer Network Attack, Law of War, International Humanitarian Law, Geneva Convention

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Georgia's Noble Revolution: Three Governors, Two Armies, the Georgia Supreme Court, and the Gubernatorial Election of 1946

Journal of Southern Legal History, Vol. 15, Nos. 1-2, p. 167, 2007
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 May 2008
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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Southern History, Legal History, Southern Politics, American Politics, Originalism, Constitution, Gubernatorial Election, Three Governors

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Selected Conceptions of Federalism: The Selective Use of History in the Supreme Court's States' Rights Opinions

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 50, No. 4, 2001
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Sep 2009
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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history, legal history, historical methodologies, supreme court, states' rights, tenth amendment, eleventh amendment, constitution

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Freedom Now or a Future Later: Pitting the Lasting Implications of Collateral Consequences Against Pretrial Detention in Decisions to Plead Guilty

Psychology, Public Policy, and Law (2018)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Sep 2018
Vanessa Edkins and Lucian E. Dervan
Florida Institute of Technology and Belmont University School of Law
Downloads 84 (350,974)

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plea bargaining, collateral consequences, pretrial detention, legal decision making

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Three Governors: Herman Talmadge, the Georgia Supreme Court and the Gubernatorial Election of 1946

Georgia Bar journal, Vol. 8, No. 3, December 2002
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Aug 2009
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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Southern Legal History, Georgia Supreme Court, Herman Talmadge

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Class v. United States: Bargained Justice and a System of Efficiencies

Cato Supreme Court Review (2018)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Dec 2018
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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plea bargain, innocence, Class, Padilla, guilt, voluntariness, efficiency

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Corporate Criminal Liability, Moral Culpability, and the Yates Memo

Stetson Law Review, Vol. 46, 2016
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Sep 2017
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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Corporate Criminal Liability, Respondeat Superior, Principles of Federal Prosecution, Corporate Crime, Moral Culpability, Yates Memo

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Bargained Justice: The History and Psychology of Plea Bargaining and the Trial Penalty

31 Federal Sentencing Reporter 239-247 (2019)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jan 2021
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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Plea Bargaining, Bargained Justice, Criminal Procedure, Psychology, Psychological, Innocence, Defendant Decision-Making, Incentives

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Hearing on Stolen or Counterfeit Goods Legislation

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 May 2012
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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Counterfeit Goods, Legislation, Congressional Testimony, Overcriminalization, Statutory Maximums, Plea Bargaining

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Regulatory Crime: Solutions

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Jul 2014
Lucian E. Dervan
Belmont University School of Law
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Congressional testimony, overcriminalization, over-criminalization, mens rea, material elements, Rule of Lenity, plea bargaining

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plea bargaining, innocence, bargained justice, criminal law, criminal justice, criminal justice reform, Supreme Court, Appeal