REMEMBER ME, “PART C”?: HONEST SERVICES FRAUD SCHEMES INVOLVING BRIBERY UNDER “PART C” OF THE FEDERAL BRIBERY STATUTE POST-MCDONNELL

55 Am. Crim. L. Rev. Online 35

Bridget Vuona* 

This article focuses on the state of the law in the wake of McDonnell. Ultimately, this article predicts that because the McDonnell Court limited the realm of acts satisfying the definition of bribery contained in the more-commonly-charged provisions of the federal bribery statute, federal prosecutors will now attempt to make more use of the lesser-charged, broader sections of the statute in prosecuting public officials for engaging in honest services fraud schemes involving bribery.

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