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LAW 638 GO - White Collar Crime

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


This course will focus on the federal statutes commonly invoked in corporate and white collar prosecutions, including those used in prosecutions for conspiracy, mail and wire fraud, RICO, extortion, bribery, tax offenses, obstruction of justice, and false statements. The class will investigate the theoretical and policy framework for individual and institutional responsibility in our criminal justice system and will also explore emerging theories of corporate criminal liability and the principles undergirding the sanctions imposed for white collar crime. Course Information: 3 to 4 graduate hours. 2 to 4 professional hours. Prerequisite: This course is appropriate for law students who have completed introductory courses in criminal law and procedure. Some students have found it helpful to complete the course in LAW 633 before taking this course, but it is not a prerequisite.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring


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