The article discusses the problematic of the fight against the corruption by the criminal justice system of the United States, mainly the white-collar crimes. It is emphasized, first, that in most of the cases does not result in trial, but in plea bargains, and, second, in many cases the encouragement from an undercover agent has served as an effective defense instrument. Finally, it is discussed the problematic of the use of information obtained from the technological devices and its probable violation to the right privacy.
This article is in Portuguese.
3 Revista Eletrônica de Direito Penal & Política Criminal 111-118 (2015)
Marcus, Paul, "Combatendo a Corrupção Nos Estados Unidos" (2015). Faculty Publications. 1798.