Too big to jail : how prosecutors compromise with corporations / Brandon L. Garrett.
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|Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library||345.7302 GAR (Text)||78551000527026||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780674659919
- ISBN: 0674659910
- Physical Description: ix, 365 pages : charts ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Cambridge : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014.
- Copyright: ©2014.
|General Note:|| Originally published: 2014.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographic references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| United States vs. Goliath -- The company in the courtroom -- What happens to a prosecution deferred? -- The ostriches -- The victims -- The carrot and the stick -- Enter the monitors -- The constitutional rights of corporations -- The future of corporate prosecutions.
|Summary, etc.:|| American courts routinely hand down harsh sentences to individuals, but a very different standard of justice applies to corporations. Too Big to Jail takes readers into a complex, compromised world of backroom deals, for an unprecedented look at what happens when criminal charges are brought against a major company in the United States.
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