Robert H. Burch entered the publishing business in September 2000, when he incorporated Corpus Juris Publishing Company in the State of Georgia. Mr. Burch is a retired Federal Special Agent, having served with distinction the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, the U.S Departments of Energy, Defense and State and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, a career spanning five decades. Mr. Burch was the recipient of numerous Federal awards and commendations; and was recognized for his volunteer service with the American Red Cross. His investigative assignments have included white-collar crime, drug and narcotics trafficking, waste, abuse and fraud in the Government workplace, discriminatory practices and personnel security issues.
Mr. Burch, while an Agent with the NRC was assigned to the office of the United States Attorney in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands for two years. During this period, Mr. Burch successfully brought to prosecution a company and officials that were in violation of nuclear safety under the U.S. Atomic Energy Act. This case involved the first successful use of the “wrong doers rule” and the first prosecution in the Caribbean of a violator under the Atomic Energy Act. During this same investigation, Mr. Burch identified violations of immigration, social security, US and Virgin Island tax laws by these same perpetrators.
Prior to beginning his career with the Federal government, Mr. Burch served on active duty with the United States Navy. He received an honorable discharge in 1962, after 6 years of active and reserve duty.
Corpus Juris Publishing Company under the leadership of Mr. Burch, has published Proving Federal Crimes, and Follow The Money. The 2001 edition of Proving Federal Crimes was selected by Amazon.com as one of the 10 top law books for that year. Proving Federal Crimes has appeared as a feature selection in professional law enforcement and bar journals. The U.S. Department of Justice has purchased bulk quantities of both editions, as have other departments and agencies of the Federal government. Follow The Money, A Guide to Financial and Money Laundering Investigations is used by the DEA in its financial investigations classes at its national academy in Quantico, Virginia.