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

72 Pages Posted: 31 Jul 2006  

Lisa M. Fairfax

George Washington University - Law School

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

Lisa M. Fairfax (Contact Author)

George Washington University - Law School ( email )

2000 H Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20052
United States
202-994-4630 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.gwu.edu/Faculty/profile.aspx?id=16144

Paper statistics

Downloads
119
Rank
194,360
Abstract Views
1,167