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LAWS 3383 Selected Topics in White Collar Crime (Fall: 2 )

Course Description

This seminar will examine emerging issues in the prosecution and defense of white collar crimes. We will first examine the concept of white collar crime and its import on other areas of the both criminal and business law. We will next study the concepts of corporate and individual liability. Our examination of white collar crime will also include several substantive offenses including conspiracy, tax fraud, mail/wire fraud, bribery, RICO, and financial crimes (including bank fraud and securities fraud). We will also conduct a study of the grand jury system and its role in both the prosecution and defense of white collar crime. Finally, we will intertwine an analysis of federal sentencing throughout the semester.


Prerequisites: Criminal Law.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17