Circuit Review Symposium Program  

Overcriminalization in Practice: Trends and Recent Controversies

Date of Symposium:  Tuesday, March 13, 2012

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Registration at 8:30 a.m.)
Lunch will follow the conclusion of the program.

3.5 NY/NJ CLE Credits

8:30-9:00 a.m. Breakfast is Served
9:00-9:10 a.m.
Dean lillquist

PANEL 1 — Public Corruption Legislation and the Importance of Mens Rea

This panel will discuss the rise of broad public corruption legislation and the weakening of the Mens Rea requirement.

Moderator: Professor Franzese, Seton Hall Law

9:10-10:10 a.m.
  Matt Troiano, Esq.
Assistant Prosecutor, Morris County Prosecutor's Office
  Ross Garber, Esq.
Criminal Defense Attorney, Shipman & Goodwin LLP
10:10-10:20 a.m.
Administrative break


10:20-11:05 a.m.
  The Honorable Edwin Meese, III
Former Attorney General of the United States and Counselor to the President
11:05-11:25 a.m.
Coffee Break

PANEL 2 — Who is "Exceeding Authorization"?: Balancing Overcriminalization and Cybersecurity

This panel will discuss safeguarding cybersecurity while avoiding the pitfalls of overcriminalization.

Moderator: Professor Opderbeck, Seton Hall Law

11:25-12:25 p.m.
  Lee Vartan, Esq.
Counsel to the Governor of New Jerseyand Former Federal Prosecutor
  Paul Larkin, Esq.
Heritage Foundation
12:25-12:35 p.m.
Administrative break

PANEL 3 — Practice Notes: Overcriminalization Issues to Look Out For

This panel will address current and future issues in the field of overcriminalization, including deferred prosecution agreements and the use of foreign law.

Moderator: Professor Baldassare, Seton Hall Law Adjunct, Criminal Defense Attorney

12:35-1:35 p.m.
  Jim Copland, Esq.
Manhattan Institute

Andrew Grossman, Esq.
Heritage Foundation
  Robyn Mar, Esq.
Criminal Defense Attorney, The Bronx Defenders
1:35-2:05 p.m.
Lunch is served