Jul 16, 2018  
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020) 
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CRM 440 - Seminar: White Collar Crime

Three Credits
Fall Semester

The course focuses on crimes committed by persons of respectability and high social status as opposed to traditional “street crimes” normally spotlighted in criminal justice courses. Such crimes include: restraint of trade, misrepresentation in advertising, infringement of patents and copyrights, unfair labor practices, financial fraud, and violations of trust. The extent, societal costs, and enforcement practices of such crimes are evaluated. Implications for prevention and for the punishment of offenders are presented for class discussion. The case method is used as the basis of class structure.

Prerequisite(s): CRM 201  and one additional CRM course.