Defending and Prosecuting Corporations and Their Officers and Employees in Complex Criminal Cases

Summer Course
Course Number: LAW 644
Credits: 1

This course covers issues confronting corporations, officers, and employees when they find themselves under criminal investigation. In doing so, the class will focus on the role of an internal investigation, some of the thornier legal and ethical issues that arise in conducting such an investigation, and the practical problems that must be confronted in any investigation. The class will also examine the roles of the board of directors, board committees, management, employees, the lawyers conducting the investigation, and the prosecutors. It will also provide practical advice on handling the defense of corporate entities and their officers and employees.