White Collar Crime

White Collar Crime

Course Number: LAW 807
Course Credits: 3
Prosecutions for “white collar” and corporate crimes are one of the major growth industries of the twenty-first century. This course surveys major areas of business crimes, including mail and wire fraud, securities fraud, False Claims Act and “qui tam” prosecutions, perjury and obstruction of justice, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Particular emphasis is placed on environmental crimes, health care fraud and abuse, and crimes affecting workplace health and safety.
Criminal Law