Costs of FCPA Defense

SciClone Pharma and its long-running FCPA investigation: http://t.co/onsUWCBKcb. The legal and accounting costs of FCPA defense are extraordinary even for sophisticated global companies....

The Ethics of Brady/Giglio Obligations

More commentary on the AUSA Kline ethics case in Washington: White Collar Crime Law Prof on Brady. Although it’s interesting that DC Bar Counsel is...

The ABA: Goodbye To Law School Tenure?

When even the ABA takes steps to move away from tenure, as here — http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNLJ.jsp?id=1202614832071&ABA_Panel_Favors_Dropping_Law_School_Tenure_Requirement — we know that change is truly afoot....

Corpse Reviver #2 — Union Square Cafe

This is a fine, weekend gin-based cocktail from Union Square Cafe: Corpse Reviver #2 — London Dry Gin, Combier, Lillet Blanc, Lemon, Absinthe — here:...

Email Firms Commit “Suicide”

Commercial “suicide” to shield customers’ data. For a white-collar defense lawyer, do the ethics of confidentiality-protection require encryption of communications with one’s client?http://t.co/ssCdRUq5Rf. The “Silent...

“Civil Lessons From Criminal Trials”

“Civil Lessons From Criminal Trials,” here: http://www.trial.com/cle/courses/2012-ch/sharman.htm. The video lasts 20 minutes, but be patient: business people who defend corporate civil cases can learn a...

Grey Gardens — from Gramercy Tavern

An outstanding gin cocktail http://www.gramercytavern.com/_media/uploads/cocktail_beer.pdf called “Grey Gardens.” Made with Greylock gin and black-pepper bitters....

Network of Trial Law Firms NYC CLE

Solid presentations — https://twitter.com/whitecollarwire/status/364882615586664450 and http://trial.com/index2.htm — at the Network of Trial Law Firms CLE in NYC....