Examining the Exercise of Prosecutorial Discretion in White Collar Crime
4 Pages Posted: 7 May 2015
Date Written: June 14, 2014
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
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