Nicholas Marsh (’98), Trial Attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Public Integrity Section, addressed a number of topics relating to the investigation and prosecution of federal criminal cases, and in particular how those topics apply to public corruption matters. He discussed the considerations relevant to initiating a public corruption investigation, the different statutory and prosecutive approaches available to federal prosecutors, and some of the unique challenges that public corruption prosecutions present.
Prosecuting Public Corruption Cases: A Prosecutor's Perspective
Helfer’s MOOC on International Human Rights a Duke Law first
Laurence Helfer, the Harry R. Chadwick, Sr. Professor of Law, taught a massive open-access online course — a “MOOC” — on international human rights law during the spring semester, bringing high-level legal instruction to a global audience. More than 18,500 students initially enrolled in the six-week course, which is comprised of video lectures, discussion forums in which students debate cutting-edge human rights issues, weekly quizzes, and a final exam.
Eaglin '08 addresses risk-based sentencing and its impact on minorities
- NC Marriage Equity
- Constitution Day
- Blocher: Second Amendment is now seen as protecting the individual right to keep and bear arms The Center for Public Integrity
- Presentation by Leslie Caldwell, Assistant AG, Criminal Division, US Dept of Justice
- Why Congress is Broken and What Can Be Done About It