Sharon L. McCarthy participated on the panel "Mental Defense to Tax Crimes – Declination or Mitigation” at the 36th Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud/The 9th Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy in Las Vegas, NV

Sharon L. McCarthy participated on the panel "Mental Defense to Tax Crimes – Declination or Mitigation” at the 36th Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud/The 9th Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy in Las Vegas, NV.

Tax crimes are specific intent crimes—requiring the violation of a known legal duty. The panel will explore when a potential mental impairment should be considered as a defense or as mitigation in sentencing. For more information about this event, please click here.