The Impact of Corruption Investigations of Public Officials; Recent Congressional Developments to Aid the Economy; Pro Bono Legal Success Stories for the Holidays

December 11, 2008
Hosted by Squire Patton Boggs

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Episode Description

The arrest of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich (D-IL) has riveted the > nation this week. Noted white-collar defense attorney Bob Luskin > joins the show to talk about the FBI and its ongoing nationwide series > of public integrity and anti-corruption investigations. Then Kirsten > Wegner, from the Patton Boggs Financial Services policy practice, is > back for a discussion of Congressional developments for the Troubled > Assets Relief Program that is at the center of the federal > government's efforts to help our ailing economy. Finally, with the > holiday season full of grim news, we share some of the great stories > in the legal world this year. First up are Dan Mulvihill and Jason > Rockwell who share a story about their pro bono efforts to keep an > abused child in the country and out of the hands of the abuser.

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