United States v. Kay

Brief of amicus curiae National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in Support of Appellants.

Brief filed: 10/06/2006

Documents

United States v. Kay

5th Circuit Court of Appeals; Case No. 05-20604

Prior Decision

Appeal after remand by 359 F. 3d 738 (5th Cir. 2004) (No. 02-20588), original case below 200 F.Supp.2d 681 (S.D.Tex. Apr. 18, 2002).

Argument(s)

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) requires proof of knowledge of illegality. The FCPA, as applied, denied appellants fair warning.

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Author(s)

John D. Cline and Peter E. Davids, Jones Day, San Francisco, CA; William E. Rittenberg, Rittenberg, Samuel & Phillips, LLC, New Orleans, LA.