Protecting Corporate Employees: The Need for a New Bill of Rights

Over the last several years there has been a dramatic change in the practice of white collar criminal defense. The highly publicized corporate scandals involving Enron, WorldCom, and others, and the federal government’s reaction to those events have resulted in an enormous shift of power away from protecting corporate employees’ rights.

After the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation and the Justice Department’s issuance of the so-called Thompson Memorandum, the focus has been on enhancing the power of big government and protecting the existence of big corporations.

Source: New York Law Journal

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