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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

"Interesting account of "Five myths about white collar crime""

Doug Berman has this post at Sentencing Law & Policy, excerpting a piece from the Washington Post. The five myths:

MYTH NO. 1: Prosecutors fear prosecuting powerful defendants....

MYTH NO. 2 White-collar defendants never serve real time.


MYTH NO. 3 Trump’s administration won’t enforce anti-corruption laws....

MYTH NO. 4 No one went to prison as a result of the financial crisis....

MYTH NO. 5 Financial crime is the same as robbery or theft....

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