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SAVINGS & LOAN/BANK FRAUD CASES TO BE TOPIC OF ABA PROGRAM

 SAVINGS & LOAN/BANK FRAUD CASES TO BE TOPIC OF ABA PROGRAM
 The savings and loan crisis, the BCCI scandal, and other financial institution fraud cases will be explored at a two-day program co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section and the Georgetown University Law Center.
 "Prosecuting and Defending Savings & Loan/Bank Fraud Cases," will be held on Jan. 23-24 at Georgetown University Law Center, Washington.
 Among the issues to be discussed will be criminal and civil parallel proceedings; pre-indictment asset seizures in light of the Caplin & Drysdale and Noriega decisions; pros and cons of multiple representation; discussion of U.S. Department of Justice guidelines of forfeiture and money laundering; dealing with the government in grand jury proceedings; dealing with pretrial publicity; the importance of submitting creative jury instructions and federal sentencing guidelines.
 Heading the list of government and private sector speakers is Judge Richard M. Bilby, District of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.; Judge A. Joe Fish, Northern District of Texas, Dallas; Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt, Southern District of Texas, Houston; Judge Walter S. Smith, Western District of Texas, Waco, Texas; Gerilyn Brill, First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia; Richard Fishkin, former S&L Task Force Chief, Dallas; Faith Hochberg, Office of Thrift Supervision, Newark, N.J.; Laurence A. Urgenson, chief, Fraud Section, U.S. Department of Justice; Harris B. Weinstein, general counsel, Office of Thrift Supervision; and Ronald G. Woods, U.S. attorney, S.D. Texas.
 For more information concerning the program, contact Continuing Legal Education Division, Georgetown University Law Center, 777 N. Capitol St., N.E., Suite 405, Washington, DC 20002-4239, or call 202-408-0990.
 CONTACT: Diane Church of American Bar Association, 202-331-2294.
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