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Executive Power After United States v. Texas

This closely watched case highlights larger lessons about the limits on executive power.

Prosecuting Corporate Criminals

Prosecutions of individual corporate criminals can, in fact, be successful—and are critical for attaining justice.

(Not) Prosecuting Financial Crimes

Holding companies accountable for crimes is essential, yet more must be done to end “too big to jail” concerns.

Digital Copyright Reaches the Supreme Court (Perhaps)

Authors Guild seeks SCOTUS review of copyright case against Google.

Price Manipulation Charges Trigger Expanded Investigation into Precious Metals Trading

Regulators around the world investigate allegations that some banks artificially adjust precious metals prices.

A Window into America’s Administrative State

Agencies are deeply enmeshed in creating our constitutional understanding.

New “Sue-and-Settle” Bill is Much Ado About Nothing

Proposed legislation seeking to curb collusive deadline suits misunderstands the administrative process.

The Cost to Businesses from Anti-Corruption Enforcement

Agency actions are minor components of the financial consequences of FCPA enforcement.

The Shift to Prosecuting Companies Instead of Individuals

Federal prosecutors have made a subtle but important shift over the last 30 years to prosecuting companies and institutions.

Potential Reasons for the Dearth of Prosecutions

Alternative priorities and government ties to the conditions that caused the financial crisis could explain the lack of prosecutions.

The Department of Justice and the Prosecution of Fraud

The DOJ has excused the failure to prosecute high-level individuals for fraud on one or more of three grounds.

Why Have No High-level Executives Been Prosecuted?

RegBlog features the remarks of Judge Jed S. Rakoff, delivered at the Institute for Law and Economics’s Distinguished Jurist Lecture.