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The Prosecution and Defense of Public Corruption: The Law and Legal Strategies

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This publication focuses on the many and varied ways in which the federal government seeks to prevent and punish corruption at all levels of government. This comprehensive guide to how the law works and the issues under a particular provision provides a thorough legal analysis concentrating primarily on the federal laws applied to prosecute public corruption. The publication surveys the wide range of federal statutes that authorize prosecution for the misuse of public authority and the protection of government officials from corrupting influences, covering bribery and unlawful gratuities, conflicts of interest, campaign finance, and federal employment practices restrictions. This publication analyzes both the substantive provisions and related topics that can come up in any case, such as venue and sentencing. The focus is on how these laws work at a practical level, identifying the important issues and leading cases that provide the foundation for understanding how the case will unfold.

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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC CORRUPTION LAW

CHAPTER 2 BRIBERY AND UNLAWFUL GRATUITIES INVOLVING FEDERAL OFFICIALS (18 U.S.C § 201)

CHAPTER 3 SPECIALIZED FEDERAL CORRUPTION STATUTES

CHAPTER 4 THEFT OR BRIBERY CONCERNING PROGRAMS RECEIVING FEDERAL FUNDS (18 U.S.C § 666)

CHAPTER 5 THE HOBBS ACT (18 U.S.C. § 1951)

CHAPTER 6 MAIL AND WIRE FRAUD AND THE RIGHT OF HONEST SERVICES (18 U.S.C. § 1346)

CHAPTER 7 THE TRAVEL ACT (18 U.S.C. § 1952)

CHAPTER 8 FALSE STATEMENTS (18 U.S.C.A. § 1001)

CHAPTER 9 CONFLICT OF INTEREST STATUTES

CHAPTER 10 ELECTION-RELATED CRIMES

CHAPTER 11 PATRONAGE AND RELATED FEDERAL POLITICAL EMPLOYMENT OFFENSES

CHAPTER 12 CAMPAIGN FINANCE AND LOBBYING

CHAPTER 13 RICO AND PUBLIC CORRUPTION

CHAPTER 14 VENUE IN FEDERAL CORRUPTION PROSECUTIONS

CHAPTER 15 INVESTIGATIVE AND TRIAL ISSUES

CHAPTER 16 THE SPEECH OR DEBATE CLAUSE

CHAPTER 17 SENTENCING

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC CORRUPTION LAW

CHAPTER 2 BRIBERY AND UNLAWFUL GRATUITIES INVOLVING FEDERAL OFFICIALS (18 U.S.C § 201)

CHAPTER 3 SPECIALIZED FEDERAL CORRUPTION STATUTES

CHAPTER 4 THEFT OR BRIBERY CONCERNING PROGRAMS RECEIVING FEDERAL FUNDS (18 U.S.C § 666)

CHAPTER 5 THE HOBBS ACT (18 U.S.C. § 1951)

CHAPTER 6 MAIL AND WIRE FRAUD AND THE RIGHT OF HONEST SERVICES (18 U.S.C. § 1346)

CHAPTER 7 THE TRAVEL ACT (18 U.S.C. § 1952)

CHAPTER 8 FALSE STATEMENTS (18 U.S.C.A. § 1001)

CHAPTER 9 CONFLICT OF INTEREST STATUTES

CHAPTER 10 ELECTION-RELATED CRIMES

CHAPTER 11 PATRONAGE AND RELATED FEDERAL POLITICAL EMPLOYMENT OFFENSES

CHAPTER 12 CAMPAIGN FINANCE AND LOBBYING

CHAPTER 13 RICO AND PUBLIC CORRUPTION

CHAPTER 14 VENUE IN FEDERAL CORRUPTION PROSECUTIONS

CHAPTER 15 INVESTIGATIVE AND TRIAL ISSUES

CHAPTER 16 THE SPEECH OR DEBATE CLAUSE

CHAPTER 17 SENTENCING

TABLE OF CASES

TABLE OF STATUTES

INDEX