Module 2 Introduction: (CU3 M2) Criminal Law and Business
Like torts, criminal law deals with what happens when an individual or group of individuals commits a wrong against another individual or group of individuals. However, criminal laws are enforceable through prosecution by the state. Criminal law pertains to the direct violation of an existing law. In criminal law cases, there is a prosecution, a defense, and, in many cases, a jury of peers. This Credit Unit will focus on criminal law in the business community.
Compare and contrast misdemeanors and felonies, and identify examples of each.
Identify criminal acts related to the business world.
- Define and discuss white collar crime.