Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

Corruption and Government

535AP | 2.0 credits


This course analyzes the legal, political and economic aspects of corruption in both economically developing countries such as Argentina and developed countries like the U.S. The course offers a conceptual framework for understanding corruption, draws comparisons between different legal and constitutional settings, and examines the strengths and weaknesses of the different legal mechanisms used to fight corruption and white collar crime. The course examines corruption both in government operations and the private sector.