Posts track how well arbitration agreements are passing scrutiny in appellate court decisions nationwide—paying special attention to rulings that define the limits of arbitrators' power and giving frank opinions on this jurisprudence. Some posts answer her readers questions about rules hidden inside the Federal Arbitration Act.
Posts cover Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement actions, news, and analysis. Lawyers who have participated in FCPA cases sometimes contribute guest posts; and lawyers from other nations—such as the United Kingdom and Australia—contribute posts focusing on their own countries' regulation.
This blog focuses on white-collar crime, particularly federal prosecutions of corporate executives. Posts contain information about grand jury probes and current cases, as well as commentary on recent court decisions and legislation.
Posts track the course of criminal prosecutions of Ponzi schemers and their accomplices as well as efforts to recover stolen funds for victims of these schemes.
Analytical and philosophical posts cover criminal justice writ large: misconceptions about the rate of violent crime, how to fix the jury system, “overcriminalization” and the high rate of incarceration in the U.S.