Topics in White Collar Crime

This course examines the federal laws and policies that have been enacted in response to corporate and white collar crime. Students will explore the substantive and procedural aspects of corporate and white collar criminal law enforcement, including: the federal mail fraud and money laundering statutes; the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; the Bank Secrecy Act; deferred prosecution agreements; bounties and protections for federal whistleblowers; parallel prosecutions by multiple federal and state agencies; and other relevant topics.

Grading and Method of Evaluation:
Letter grade with pass/fail option. A paper may be completed for either the Substantial or Additional Upper Level Writing Requirement.