• Bribery,  Universities

    “Varsity Blues” and Lou Reed

    Two practical, timely articles on the “Varsity Blues” matter from my Lightfoot colleagues. First, Tenley Armstrong and Henry Gimenez in University Business: Revelations from the Justice Department’s recent “Operation Varsity Blues” admissions investigation—and resulting indictments—have rocked the college landscape. In its wake, all institutions of higher education should assess the implications of the scandal and reevaluate the compliance measures in place to prevent similar conduct on their campuses. Read the entire article: After “Operation Varsity Blues,” universities must reevaluate compliance Then, Brandon Essig and Brian Kappel in Law360: All changed last week with the DOJ’s announcement that it had again used the same mob-fighting toolkit to investigate and bring criminal…