Complex Criminal Litigation: Prosecuting Drug Enterprises and Organized Crime - 4th Ed
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Complex Criminal Litigation: Prosecuting Drug Enterprises and Organized Crime, Fouth Edition provides practitioners and others interested in the federal criminal justice system with a comprehensive analysis of the arsenal of federal laws that provide federal prosecutors the means to combat criminal organizations, their leadership (i.e., the so-called "kingpins") and their infrastructure. These statutes include the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO); the Continuing Criminal Enterprise or CCE statute; the Money Laundering Control Act; federal firearms statutes; and criminal and civil forfeiture laws that permit the seizure and forfeiture of the profits and instrumentalities of illegal enterprises. Further, the treatise includes an analysis of the principal legal issues that federal prosecutors and defense attorneys need to consider in handling long-term, complex criminal conspiracies that frequently involve multiple and diverse criminal acts, from the rules relating to grand jury secrecy, granting immunity, bail, criminal discovery, and all points in between. Finally, because organized criminal activity respects no national boundaries, the treatise includes a comprehensive discussion of international criminal law, including extraterritorial jurisdiction and extradition. Criminal trial attorneys involved in litigating complex criminal cases will benefit greatly from reading this treatise.
Jimmy Gurulé, a law professor at Notre
Dame Law School, is a widely respected expert in criminal law, anti-money
laundering, forfeiture, and counter-terrorist financing. He has held several
important senior government law enforcement positions including Under Secretary
for Enforcement, U.S. Department of the Treasury (2001-03); Assistant Attorney
General, U.S. Department of Justice (1990-92); and Assistant United States
Attorney, Deputy Chief of the Major Narcotics Section, U.S. Attorney's Office,
Los Angeles, California (1985-89).
Mark H. Bonner began his legal career at
the U.S. Department of Justice and served in a variety of capacities there for
more than 25 years, including Assistant U.S. Attorney in Los Angeles and the
U.S. Virgin Islands, and Resident Legal Advisor in Moscow. For 10 years, he
directed the investigation and prosecution of high-profile federal cases
involving international and domestic terrorism. He subsequently joined the U.S.
Department of Treasury, where he held the position of Senior Advisor and Chief
of Staff to the Undersecretary of the Treasury for Enforcement. Prior to coming
to Ave Maria, Professor Bonner served as a Senior Advisor in the United States
Department of Homeland Security’s Office of International Affairs, where he
oversaw the Department’s activities within the Group of 8 (G8) countries. He
also taught as an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center
for 13 years.
Laurie Levenson, professor of Law, David W.
Burcham chair in Ethical Advocacy, Loyola School of Law. Laurie Levenson joined
the Loyola faculty in 1989 and served as Loyola's associate dean for academic
affairs from 1996-99. She has been a visiting professor at UCLA School of Law
and a D&L Straus distinguished visiting professor at Pepperdine University
School of Law. Professor Levenson
currently leads the following programs at Loyola Law School: Capital Habeas Litigation Clinic, The Fidler
Institute annual symposium, and the Project for the Innocent.
Prior to joining Loyola, she was appointed assistant
United States Attorney, Criminal Section, in Los Angeles in 1981, where she was
a trial and appellate lawyer for eight years and attained the position of
senior trial attorney and assistant division chief. Levenson was a member of the adjunct faculty
of Southwestern University Law School from 1982-89. While in law school, she
was chief articles editor of the UCLA Law Review and served after graduation as
law clerk to the Honorable James Hunter III of the United States Court of
Appeals for the Third Circuit.
"Professor Gurulé has written the type of comprehensive but accessible reference work much needed, but rarely found, by practitioners in complex criminal cases. His chapter on money laundering is destined to become the go-to guide for laywers in this field. His chapters on international and transnational criminal investigations plainly decipher an often perplexing area of litigation. I only wish I'd had this book when I was a prosecutor."
- Duncan DeVille, Former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Organized Crime Strike Force, Los Angeles, Former Anti-Money Laundering Practice Director, Booz Allen Hamilton, Adjunct Professor Law, Georgetown University