Discuss the key elements of identifying white-collar crimes. Next,
determine at least two (2) federal criminal statutes that government
agencies commonly use to convict white-collar criminals, and specify the
main reasons why government agencies commonly use the statutes in
question. Justify your response.
Define the key difference between the crime of bribery and the crime
of extortion, based on the federal bribery and extortion statutes.
Next, specify the necessity of defining the difference that you have
defined. Justify your response.
Describe at least four (4) factors that affect the decision-making
process through collegial contact between judges. Provide a rationale
for your response
Describe the effects of the collegial process in forming a judge’s
personal opinion on an issue. Suggest at least two (2) effects that
power and prestige have on a judge when an outcome of a case is being
determined. Provide a rationale for your response.
Compare and contrast two (2) of the four (4) theories that influence
acceptance of a case for appeal. Identify the theories that you believe are the most effective
during the appeals process at increasing the likelihood that an appeal
would be granted. Provide a rationale in your response.
Imagine that you are a newly hired lawyer to a local law firm. An
upset client has asked you to meet to discuss the fact that the court
will not hear her case. Prepare a response for your client in which you
illustrate the use of cue theory as an effective means of case handling.
Provide a rationale in your response.