CRJ 330 — White Collar Crime
White collar crime in contemporary society will be explored. Explanations for white collar crimes, the principal focus of these crimes, prosecutorial and defense practices, and the response of the criminal justice system to these crimes will be studied. Emphasis will be placed on corporate fraud, environmental crimes, unsafe products, fiduciary fraud, corruption of public officials, securities fraud, and institutional corruption, mass media and religion. A case study approach will be utilized throughout the course.
Requirements and Prerequisites
Prerequisites: CRJ 120 and Junior or Senior status