Legal Aspects of Combating Corruption (LCC)

Hosted by:
Defense Institute of International Legal Studies
When:
11/22/2021 - 12/17/2021
Where:
DIILS Education Center (DEC)
Description:
This four-week course for military commanders, legal advisors and their civilian counterparts gain knowledge and skills that will enhance their ability to raise awareness of public corruption; explore mechanisms for improving national efforts to prevent, detect, investigate and prosecute corrupt practices; understand the international legal framework for combating corruption and the interplay of national law and policy within that framework. LCC builds more effective partner institutions to combat corruption by promoting interaction among participants and with policy-makers, corruption prevention experts and law enforcement officials. Themes for the LCC Resident Program include: Mechanisms of Transparency and Accountability, Standards of Conduct, Investigation and Prosecution of Corruption Offenses, the International Legal Framework for Anti-Corruption Programs, and International Cooperation and Assistance. LCC features visits to the United Nations and will take part in cultural familiarization activities under the DIILS Field Studies Program (FSP) in Newport, Boston, New York City and Washington DC. Recommended Attendees: Mid- and senior-level military and government officials engaged in activities intended to prevent, detect, investigate, and prosecute corruption in the defense. Course Focus: Mechanisms of Transparency and Accountability, Standards of Conduct, Investigation and Prosecution of Corruption Offenses, the International Legal Framework for Anti-Corruption Programs, and International Cooperation and Assistance. Case studies from international and domestic settings, such as defense contractor Leonard Glenn Francis (a.k.a. Fat Leonard) and former U.S. Air Force procurement executive Darleen Druyun.