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Too big to jail : how prosecutors compromise with corporations / Brandon L. Garrett.

Garrett, Brandon (author.).

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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 345.7302 GAR (Text) 78551000527026 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780674659919
  • ISBN: 0674659910
  • Physical Description: ix, 365 pages : charts ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Cambridge : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014.

Content descriptions

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.
Subject: Corporation law > United States > Criminal provisions.
Tort liability of corporations > United States.
Corporations > Corrupt practices > United States.
Criminal liability of juristic persons > United States.
Prosecution > United States.

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