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    The legal parameters of the Martha Stewart Case

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    Martha Stewart was convicted of lying to investigators (obstruction of justice and perjury) and also charged with securities fraud for selling stock of a company called ImClone.

    What were the crimes involved in this case?

    Should Stewart have been prosecuted? Why or why not?

    Do you think that being famous made things better or worse for her?

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    What were the crimes involved in this case?

    Martha Stewart was charged with obstruction of justice, conspiracy, and securities fraud (Richman, 2003).

    Should Stewart have been prosecuted? Why or why not?

    Stewart should not have been prosecuted for the offenses because in reference to obstruction of justice the co-conspirators in the case both initially backed up her assertions that she was previously informed to sell her stock if the price dropped below 60. The stock ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution provides an overview of the criminal charges that Martha Stewart was convicted of.

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