- Identify and discuss the principal sources of lawmaking pertaining to White Collar Crime and the specific influences involved in this lawmaking process.
- Identify and discuss the essential differences and similarities between civil and criminal law in relation to White Collar Crime, then identify and discuss the principal trends in terms of civil and criminal response to such crimes.
- Compare and contrast the role of state and federal enforcement agencies with that of federal regulatory agencies in matters relating to White Collar Crime, then identify and discuss factors that inhibit, and factors that contribute, to their effectiveness.
- Identify and discuss the various forms of self-regulation and internal control as they pertain to White Collar Crime.
- Compare and contrast the role of the key government agencies responsible for the prosecution of White Collar Crime at the local, state, and federal levels, and discuss the legal processes involved.
- What roles do trial juries and judges play in the prosecution and sentencing of White Collar criminals?
- Identify and discuss some of the principal factors governing the sentencing of White Collar Crime offenders.
- Discuss the fate of White Collar Crime offenders who are sent to prison, then discuss the role of civil suits in the response to White Collar Crime and the major recent trends pertaining to such suits.
- Why is raising consciousness of White Collar Crime important, and what are some specific strategies that might be useful in achieving greater awareness of this type of crime?
- Identify and discuss some of the benefits and the limitations of both the positive and the negative sanctions in response to White Collar Crime convictions.
- Define the coercive response and deterrence as they relate to White Collar Crime, and discuss the main advantages and disadvantages of both.
- Discuss the specific role of the following as responses to White Collar Crime cases: Just Deserts, General Deterrence, Probation, Self-regulation, Fines, Restitution, Community Service, Occupational Disqualification, Incarceration, and Corporate Dissolution