Featured Guest
Michael Chase

Michael Chase is a member of the firm’s Government Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense group. He represents organizations...

Your Host
Lee Rawles

Lee Rawles joined the ABA Journal in 2010 as a web producer. She has also worked for the Winston-Salem...

Episode Notes

The good news for anyone aspiring to a life of crime is that you may be a multiple offender of federal criminal laws without even being aware of it. Mike Chase, a white-collar defense attorney, launched his popular Twitter account @CrimeADay in an attempt to begin counting how many federal crimes are on the books in the Unites States. Five years later, he’s still going strong, and the exercise led him to write How to Become a Federal Criminal: An Illustrated Handbook for the Aspiring Offender. In this episode, Chase talks with the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles about crimes like impersonating a mailman; importing pregnant polar bears; selling mail-order dentures; and letting your falcon be filmed for a movie.

Special thanks to our sponsor, Headnote.

Brought to You by
Newsletter

Notify me when there’s a new episode!

Episode Details
Published: June 19, 2019
Podcast: ABA Journal: Modern Law Library
Category: Legal News
Podcast
ABA Journal: Modern Law Library
ABA Journal: Modern Law Library

ABA Journal: Modern Law Library features top legal authors and their works.

Listen & Subscribe
Recent Episodes
01/08/20
How to kick off 2020 with more productive business meetings

Donald Tortorice has offered a solution with his new book, The Modern Rules of Order, which shares a modern and streamlined approach to business...

12/18/19
Our favorite reads of 2019

Lee Rawles brings our audience a glimpse at what they've been reading around the ABA offices.

12/04/19
What goes on in the mind of a sentencing judge?

Frederic Block talks about sentencing issues, the details surrounding the cases covered in the book, and the most important case that he has ever...

11/27/19
The Education of Brett Kavanaugh

Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly talk about their book The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation, discuss their report on Kavanaugh's nomination in real...

11/06/19
How to master the jury selection process

Jeffrey Frederick talks about the significance of nonverbal cues during questioning, why open-ended questioning is the best way to obtain necessary information, and how...

10/30/19
Fighting for 9/11’s first responders

William Groner talks about how legal battle with billion-dollar stakes changed him personally, the challenge of "being ahead of the science," and why the...