Wall Street Fraud and Fiduciary Duties: Can Jail Time Serve as an Adequate Deterrent for Willful Violations?
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs
Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Time: 09:30 AM
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Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs has scheduled a hearing on "Wall Street Fraud and Fiduciary Duties: Can Jail Time Serve as an Adequate Deterrent for Willful Violations?" for Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Chairman Specter to preside.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)

Witnesses


Morning Panel I

  1. The Honorable Richard Blumenthal
    Connecticut Attorney General
    Hartford , CT
  2. Andrew Weissman
    Partner
    Jenner & Block
    New York , NY
  3. Barbara Roper
    Director of Investor Protection
    Consumer Federation of America
    Pueblo , CO
  4. Damon Silvers
    Associate General Counsel
    AFL-CIO
    Washington , DC

Morning Panel II

  1. Professor John C. Coffee, Jr.
    Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law
    Columbia Law School
    New York , NY
  2. Henry N. Pontell
    Professor of Criminology, Law & Society, and Sociology
    University of California (Irvine)
    Irvine , CA
  3. Larry Ribstein
    Mildred Van Voorhis Jones Chair, Associate Dean for Research
    University of Illinois College of Law
    Champaign , IL
  4. Professor J.W. Verret
    Assistant Professor of Law
    George Mason University
    Arlington , VA

Afternoon Panel

  1. The Honorable Lanny A. Breuer
    Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division
    U.S. Department of Justice
    Washington , DC