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Corporate Crime, Overcriminalization, and the Failure of American Public Morality

Jeffrey S. Parker

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses corporate crime and overcriminalization. It first discusses the concept of corporate crime and its historical background. Corporate crimes include entity criminal liability, ... More


The Causes of Corporate Crime: An Economic Perspective

Cindy R. Alexander and Mark A. Cohen

in Prosecutors in the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787038
eISBN:
9780814709375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787038.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the causes of corporate crime from an economic perspective. More specifically, it considers why corporate misconduct occurs and looks at the factors that law enforcement ... More


Removing Prosecutors from the Boardroom: Limiting Prosecutorial Discretion to Impose Structural Reforms

Jennifer Arlen

in Prosecutors in the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787038
eISBN:
9780814709375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787038.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that prosecutors can effectively deter corporate crimes if they are given the combined power to prosecute firms for their employees' corporate crimes and the power to offer ... More


Community safety and corporate crime

Steve Tombs and Dave Whyte

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter argues that some of the more specific, recent processes associated with community safety, and the wider problematic of which it is a part — namely, ‘governing through crime’ — have ... More


The state, corporations and organised crime

Mark Monaghan and Simon Prideaux

in State crime and immorality: The corrupting influence of the powerful

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447316749
eISBN:
9781447316770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316749.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter argues that one of the main difficulties in delineating state criminality from other forms of crime is that many forms of criminality involve the collusion of State and other non-State, ... More


Introduction

Donald Palmer

in Normal Organizational Wrongdoing: A Critical Analysis of Theories of Misconduct in and by Organizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199573592
eISBN:
9780191738715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573592.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter very briefly outlines the book's five contributions. First, the book identifies two broad perspectives on organizational wrongdoing and misconduct, conceived broadly as corporate crime, ... More


Introduction: some starting points

Steve Tombs

in Social Protection After the Crisis: Regulation without enforcement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447313755
eISBN:
9781447313786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313755.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introductory chapter provides an outline of key historical, political, and social contexts for the remainder of the book. It provides some key observations on the relationship between the state ... More


Criminal Law and Civil Society: Law and Morality

Neil MacCormick

in Institutions of Law: An Essay in Legal Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198267911
eISBN:
9780191714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267911.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter reviews the most essential functions of law, including criminal law, within a contemporary constitutional state. It suggests that the most basic demand citizens ought to make of criminal ... More


Corporations and the Duty to Obey the Law

in The Failure of Corporate Law: Fundamental Flaws and Progressive Possibilities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306933
eISBN:
9780226306988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306988.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Most corporate law scholars seem not to care much about corporate crime. While courts hearing corporate law cases do occasionally talk in principle about the firm's duty to obey the law, these cases ... More


Corporate and white-collar crime in Ireland: A new architecture of regulatory enforcement

Joe McGrath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090660
eISBN:
9781781708378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090660.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This is the first definitive examination of the practice of corporate regulation and enforcement from the foundation of the Irish State to the present day. It analyses the transition in Ireland from ... More


Introduction

Joe McGrath

in Corporate and white-collar crime in Ireland: A new architecture of regulatory enforcement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090660
eISBN:
9781781708378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090660.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introduces the reader to the argument in this monograph. It outlines the need for this project by locating it within the existing literature on corporate and white-collar crime and regulatory ... More


Comparative and international solutions

Celia Wells

in Corporations and Criminal Responsibility

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267935
eISBN:
9780191683411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267935.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents the developments in corporate liability in other common law jurisdictions, in the civil law states of Europe. It also provides an introduction to international and supra ... More


The Criminal Responsibility of Corporations

Nina H. B. Jørgensen

in The Responsibility of States for International Crimes

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298618
eISBN:
9780191685491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298618.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the concept of corporate crime and corporate criminal responsibility. It also describes two major theories of corporate criminal liability: identification and imputation. Under ... More


Legitimacy, Crimes, And Compliance In ‘The City’: De Maximis Non Curat Lex?

Michael Levi

in Legitimacy and Criminal Justice: An International Exploration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198701996
eISBN:
9780191772887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701996.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Legitimacy has the enormous advantage that its opposite, illegitimacy (like ‘uncritical criminology’) is on the face of it plainly undesirable. The assertion that legitimacy is obtained to a large ... More


Corporations and Criminal Responsibility

Celia Wells

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267935
eISBN:
9780191683411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267935.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Contemporary concern about technological hazards posed by business enterprises has intensified interest in the criminality of corporations. Incorporating ideas from a wide range of literature, this ... More


Food crime in the context of cheap capitalism

Joseph Yaw Asomah and Hongming Cheng

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The production and sale of unsafe food, which typifies the concept of cheap capitalism, has become a global concern due to the increasing integration and interdependence of contemporary societies. ... More


Mass Salmonella poisoning by the Peanut Corporation of America: Lessons in state-corporate food crime

Paul Leighton

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In 2008-9, the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) caused a salmonella outbreak that killed nine, hospitalised hundreds and lead to the recall of 4,000 products. It first provides an overview of ... More


Inside-Out Enforcement

Lisa Kern Griffin

in Prosecutors in the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787038
eISBN:
9780814709375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787038.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the role of private parties in criminal law enforcement of corporations,with particular emphasis on the compliance industry and corporate monitors. More specifically, it ... More


Normal Organizational Wrongdoing: A Critical Analysis of Theories of Misconduct in and by Organizations

Donald Palmer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199573592
eISBN:
9780191738715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573592.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Normal Organizational Wrongdoing critically reviews theory and research on wrongdoing in and of organizations, focusing on the individual level of analysis. The book considers a wide ... More


Reforming the Corporate Monitor?

Vikramaditya Khanna

in Prosecutors in the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787038
eISBN:
9780814709375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787038.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter offers suggestions for reforming and regulating the corporate monitor so as to improve the prosecution of corporate crime and corporate regulation more generally. It first examines the ... More


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