The Thin Line between Love and Hate: Why Affinity-Based Securities and Investment Fraud Constitutes a Hate Crime

72 Pages Posted: 31 Jul 2006

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Lisa M. Fairfax

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School - Institute for Law and Economics

Abstract

The Thin Line Between Love and Hate: Why Affinity-Based Securities and Investment Fraud Constitutes a Hate Crime, 36 U.C. Davis 1073 (2003) explores the parallels between the prototypical hate crime and affinity fraud - securities and investment fraud that targets identifiable religious, racial and ethnic groups - and asserts that those parallels justify treating affinity fraud as a hate crime.

Keywords: securities fraud, investment fraud, hate crime

Suggested Citation

Fairfax, Lisa M., The Thin Line between Love and Hate: Why Affinity-Based Securities and Investment Fraud Constitutes a Hate Crime. U C Davis Law Review, Vol. 36, p. 1073, 2003, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 921045, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=921045

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