Mary Kreiner Ramirez Publications, Presentations, and Other Activity

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Prioritizing Justice: Combating Corporate Crime from Task Force to Top Priority," 93 Marquette Law Review 971 (2010).

"Into the Twilight Zone: Informing Judicial Discretion in Federal Sentencing," 57 Drake Law Review 591 (2009).

"Blowing the Whistle on Whistleblower Protection: A Tale of Reform Versus Power," 76 University of Cincinnati Law Review 183 (2007). [593 KB PDF]

"The Science-Fiction of Corporate Criminal Liability: Containing the Machine Through the Corporate Death Penalty," 47 Arizona Law Review 993 (2005). [4 MB PDF]

"Just in Crime: Guiding Economic Crime Reform After the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002," 34 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal 359 (Winter 2003). [3.6 MB PDF]

Other Publications

"Oversight and Rule Making as Political Conflict" in The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime (forthcoming 2014).

"Enron & The New Paradigm of Economic Crime," 40 The Circuit Rider 4 (Fall/Winter 2002) (Washburn University School of Law alumni magazine).

Media

Interview/Quoted, "Mary Ramirez on Flashing The Green Light to Corporate Criminals," (Russell Mokhiber) 27 Corporate Crime Reporter 12(12), March 25, 2013.

Quoted, "Ticket case’s legal aspects unclear," (George Diepenbrock) Lawrence Journal-World (February 22, 2012).

Quoted, "Suspended Police Officers' Names Not Released," (George Diepenbrock) Lawrence Journal-World (February 17, 2012).

Quoted, "Revolving Door at S.E.C. is Hurdle to Crisis Cleanup," (Andrew Ross Sorkin) New York Times, (August 1, 2011, at B1).

Quoted, "As Wall St. Polices Itself, Prosecutors Use Softer Approach," (Gretchen Morgenson and Louise Story) New York Times, (July 7, 2011, at A1).

"Criminal Affirmance: Going Beyond the Detterence Paradigm to Examine the Social Meaning of Declining Prosecution of Elite Crime," Citizen Warriors, WSBR Radio South Florida 740AM, February 19, 2011.

Quoted, "Law Professor Proposes Corporate Death Penalty Act," (Russell Mokhiber) 20 Corporate Crime Reporter 43(3), October 31, 2006

Presentations

"Competition Law in the United States: Regulating Unilateral Acts and Horizontal Agreements," Commercial Law Week, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, May 17, 2013.

"The international fight against money laundering," Commercial Law Week, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, May 14, 2013.

Reader/Responder, "Police Efficiency and the Fourth Amendment," LatCrit XVI: The Sixteenth Annual LatCrit Conference, San Diego, California, October 8, 2011.

Panelist, "Street Law," Center for Excellence in Acovcacy, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, October 21, 2009.

"Combating Corporate Crime: From Task Force to Top Priority," Faculty Development Presentation, DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, March 4, 2009.

"Prioritizing Justice: Combating Corporate Crime from Task Force to Top Priority," Faculty Scholarship Development Workshop, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, Dec. 1, 2008.

"Federal Sentencing," U.S. Attorney’s Citizen’s Academy, U.S. Federal Courthouse, Topeka, Kansas, November 12, 2008.

"Does Justice Blink? Training Judicial Discretion," Northern Kentucky University, Chase College of Law, Faculty Development Workshop (April 14, 2008).

"Federal Sentencing," United States Attorney's Citizens Academy, Frank Carlson Federal Courthouse, Topeka, Kansas (November 2007).

"Recent Developments in Whistle-Blower Protection," Recent Developments in the Law, 2005 (Washburn University School of Law CLE).

"The Science-Fiction of Corporate Criminal Liability: Containing the Machine Through the Corporate Death Penalty," Washburn University School of Law School, Faculty Scholarship Seminar, 2004.

Moderator, "Red Hot Issues in White Collar Crime," Enron Three Years Later: A White Collar Crime Scoreboard, 2004 (Washburn University School of Law symposium).

"Recent Reforms Aimed at Achieving Transparency, Improved Ethics and Deterrence in Corporations," Enron Three Years Later: A White Collar Crime Scoreboard, 2004 (Washburn University School of Law symposium, Kansas City, Missouri).

"Guiding Economic Crime Reform," Washburn University School of Law, Faculty Scholarship Seminar, 2003.

Panelist, "Women in the Law, Negotiating Dual Careers," Washburn University School of Law, Women's Legal Forum, 2003.

"Search & Seizure Law in Kansas," Kansas County & District Attorneys Association Conference, 2002.

Moderator, "Death Penalty Forum," Washburn Association of Public Interest Law, Criminal Justice Society, 2002.

"Sentencing White Collar Criminals," Washburn University School of Law, Faculty Scholarship Forum, 2002.

"Prisoner Litigation & the PLRA," Constitutional Torts Issues Seminar, 2000 (Department of Justice, Office of Legal Education).

Workshop Moderator, "Sexual Harassment, Title VII & Bivens Cases," Constitutional Torts Issues Seminar, 2000 (Department of Justice, Office of Legal Education).

"Prisoner Litigation Update," U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Kansas Conference, 2000.

"Inmate Litigation," Constitutional Torts Issues Seminar, 1998 (Department of Justice, Office of Legal Education).

Professional Service

Member, Kansas Judicial Council, Ad Hoc Antitrust Advisory Committee, 2012.