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Conclusion

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It is because white-collar criminal law is informed by everyday moral concepts such as cheating, deceiving, coercing, and the like that ... More


Some Generalizations About the Moral Content of White-Collar Crime

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

This chapter begins the task of looking at white-collar crime through the lens of criminal law theory. It discusses the place of retribution in criminal law theory and moral ambiguity in white-collar ... More


Disobedience

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

Having considered the concepts of cheating, deception, stealing, coercion, exploitation, disloyalty, and promise-breaking, the discussion now turns to the final moral norm, that against disobedience. ... More


Obstruction of Justice

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The moral ambivalence that the public feels towards white-collar crime is nowhere more apparent than in the case of obstruction of justice. In one high profile obstruction prosecution after another, ... More


Extortion and Blackmail

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

From the perspective of criminal practice, blackmail and extortion seem like fairly exotic offenses; prosecution for either is a relatively rare event. Yet no white-collar offense has received more ... More


Fraud

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The concept of fraud is ubiquitous in white-collar criminal law, reflecting a protean and proliferating range of meanings. Not only are the fraud offenses among the most frequently charged, but they ... More


Bribery

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

Bribery has a claim to being the quintessential white-collar crime: its perpetrators are typically upper-income professionals; it is invariably committed in the context of governmental or commercial ... More


Stealing

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

This chapter argues that the norm against stealing is clearly an essential ingredient in a wide range of criminal law offenses, often combined with some other moral norm to create a distinctive ... More


Promise-Breaking

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

Legal theorists have made significant contributions to our understanding of the concept of promising. But their focus has almost invariably been on the law of contract. In light of the minimal degree ... More


A Final Thought on Moral Wrongfulness

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The focus in Part II has been on the various distinct ways in which people commit wrongful acts. The attempt has been to think about each kind of wrong in isolation — separated both from harms and ... More


Disloyalty

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The significance of the norm against disloyalty (and the closely related concept of breach of trust) to our understanding of white-collar crime has been both over- and underestimated in the scholarly ... More


Regulatory Offenses

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

This chapter focuses on those penal statutes that make it a crime to engage in prohibited conduct, subject to regulation, that would not be viewed as entailing significant moral wrongfulness ... More


Tax Evasion

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

Even compared to other white-collar crimes, tax crimes seem ambiguous in their moral character: no one likes to pay taxes, and most people take steps to minimize their liability; however, we ... More


Coercion and Exploitation

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

There are at least two ways in which the concept of coercion figures in the criminal law. One is as an excusing condition: a defendant who, under the effects of coercion or duress, commits what would ... More


Perjury

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

At common law, perjury was considered one of the most odious of offenses. According to William Hawkins, perjury ‘is of all Crimes whatsoever the most Infamous and Detestable’. Under the Code of ... More


False Statements

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

This chapter turns to an offense that reflects elements of both lying and misleading — the crime of making false statements. Codified most prominently in 18 USC § 1001, as well as in numerous kindred ... More


Insider Trading

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The law of insider trading demonstrates the doctrinal relevance of the concept of moral wrongfulness. The question of whether and how insider trading wrongs its victims bears directly on the scope of ... More


Migrants, Unfree Labour, and the Legal Construction of Domestic Servitude: Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK

Judy Fudge and Kendra Strauss

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter examines the 2012 changes to the United Kingdom’s Overseas Domestic Workers visa, changes which increased the vulnerability of domestic workers to exploitation by prohibiting them from ... More


Migrant Workers in Agriculture: A Legal Perspective

ACL Davies

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter examines three key aspects of the legal regime applicable (until recently) to agricultural workers in the UK: Agricultural Wages Orders, which applied to employees in agriculture, local ... More


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