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White Collar or Blue? Differences in Criminal Law

White Collar or Blue? Differences in Criminal Law

by¬†Stacy Aspen   (U.S. Criminal Law and generally) The distinction between white collar and blue collar crime is an important one for police and for criminologists; in seeking to develop initiatives to prevent crime, society must understand how criminals operate. The legal system rarely makes distinctions between blue and white collar crime; in fact, colors […]

Is It Worth It To Risk Court?

Is It Worth It To Risk Court?

  Before Bernie Madoff, white collar crime drifted high above the clouds of public consciousness. Pyramid and ponzi schemes occurred, but ruffled few feathers. Most people simply had no reason, and lacked the desire, to take the time to understand them.     The Madoff scandal came at an especially sensitive time for the country. […]