The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Government Lawyer Section present
Where Do We Go From Here? Public Corruption and Honest Services Fraud Post-Skilling

Course Classification: Intermediate
Telephonic Seminar: Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST

Course No. 1238R

The recent Supreme Court decisions in the Black, Skilling and Weyhrauch cases have changed the landscape of the law governing “honest services fraud.” This CLE will examine the decisions, discuss their implications, and present state and private practice perspectives on future prosecutions of unethical acts and corruption undertaken by public officials.

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Connection Time

12:00 -12:05 – Introduction of the Issues and Participants
Sheryl Wood – General Counsel, South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach

12:05-12:20 – State of the Federal Law Before and After the Recent SCOTUS Decisions
Stephen Carlton - Assistant United States Attorney, West Palm Beach

12:20-12:35 – Private Practitioner’s Perspective
Bruce Reinhart – Bruce Reinhart, P.A., West Palm Beach

12:35-12:45 – State Ramifications
Alan Johnson - Executive Director, Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics, West Palm Beach

12:45-1:00 – Questions and Comments from the Audience

***Please note audio CD includes materials on CD-Rom***

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Effective July 1, 2010, every CLE course will feature an electronic course book in lieu of a printed book for all live presentations, live webcasts, webinars, teleseminars, audio CDs and video DVDs. This searchable, downloadable, printable material will be available via e-mail several days in advance of the live course presentation or thereafter for purchased products. We strongly encourage you to purchase the book separately if you prefer your material printed but do not want to print it yourself.

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Credit may be applied to more than one of the programs above but cannot exceed the maximum for any given program. Please keep a record of credit hours earned. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CLER AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO CLER REPORTING DATE (see Bar News label). (Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.5).

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