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Fall 2021
5310 White Collar Crime - KWOK- 27105

Professor(s): David Kwok (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Constitutional and Criminal Law 

Time: CANCELLED    Location:  

Course Outline: White collar offenses are typically non-violent, economically motivated conduct occurring in the course of business. Focusing on federal law, the course includes traditional offenses such as fraud and regulatory offenses such as healthcare violations. Students also analyze issues raised by white collar crime, such as the criminal liability of corporations, managerial liability, and prosecutorial discretion. The course is recommended to students who plan to represent business clients and to those who plan careers in criminal law.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Whether this course will be distance education, or will have a physical room assigned, and if so the extent to which the instructor might use the room during the semester, is not determined at the time when registration initially opens for this course.  You may see contrary indications in the UH systems where you actually register for the course.  In other words, this course might be distance education with no use of a physical classroom. It might be the “HyFlex” mode in which some Law Center courses used a physical room during 2020-21. As we get closer to the start of the term/semester for this course, this course note will be updated as decisions are determined. The instructors will be involved in those decisions, but decisions about modalities may not be invariant throughout the term/semester or between now and when the course starts. Quota=15


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Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (4/5/2021 3:15:59 PM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: Jerold H. Israel, Ellen S. Podgor, Paul D. Borman, Peter J. Henning. White Collar Crime: Law and Practice, 4th ed. (2015). ISBN: 9780314283580