Examining the Exercise of Prosecutorial Discretion in White Collar Crime

4 Pages Posted: 7 May 2015

Date Written: June 14, 2014

Abstract

This essay discusses pedagogical issues arising from the examination of prosecutorial discretion in white collar criminal law. The focus is on prosecutions where the statutory boundaries are unclear, with an emphasis on insider trading in general and the Martha Stewart case in particular. Policy issues such as vagueness and overbreadth, over-federalization, and over-criminalization course through the discussion.

Keywords: White Collar Crime, Insider Trading, Martha Stewart

JEL Classification: K14, K22

Suggested Citation

Strader, Kelly, Examining the Exercise of Prosecutorial Discretion in White Collar Crime (June 14, 2014). Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 11, 2014. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2505186

Kelly Strader (Contact Author)

Southwestern Law School ( email )

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