Jul 14, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJC 3210 - White-Collar Crime

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): CJC 1010

Description: Students will examine white-collar crime and its lack of punishment as well as its impact on individuals, businesses and society. Various types of white-collar crimes such as governmental corruption, organization fraud, consumer and environmental offenses, anti-trust violations, tax evasion, embezzlement, pyramid schemes, and medical fraud will be explored. Legal issues, including corporate liability and the range of civil and criminal penalties will also be reviewed. Students will survey law enforcement responses to white-collar crime and examine theoretical explanations. The course focuses on how the law evolves as criminal behaviors evolve in a technical age where transnational and internet crime are growing trends in the modern era. There is an emphasis on how these criminal and legal changes influence governmental institutions and society in general.

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