Monthly Archives : November 2014

Tax and Criminal Law

On November 3, 2014, Posted by , In Criminal Law, By , , With No Comments

(Kristin Hickman) So here’s another interesting “tax and” topic:  the criminalization of tax shelters (and, possibly, tax practice?).  This is a thought I have only preliminarily considered, so I will merely present the problem and hope that those with more experience will weigh in.  Apologies in advance for a long…

White Collar Criminal Sentences: How Long Is Too Much?

On November 1, 2014, Posted by , In Criminal Law, By , , With No Comments

(Daniel Solove) An article in the New York Times discusses the debate over the increasingly long sentences for those convicted of white collar crimes: Bernard J. Ebbers, the former chairman of WorldCom who was convicted of masterminding an $11 billion accounting fraud that bankrupted the company, was sentenced to 25…