J.S. Nelson

Villanova Law School

Associate Professor of Law (Business Ethics)

299 N. Spring Mill Road

Villanova, PA 19085

United States

Villanova School of Business

Management & Operations (Courtesy Appointment)

800 Lancaster Avenue

Villanova, PA 19085-1678

United States

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Senior Fellow, Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research

3730 Walnut Street

Room 668 Jon M. Huntsman Hall

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6340

United States

Institute for Corruption Studies

Stevenson Hall 425

Normal, IL 61790-4200

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

The Criminal Bug: Volkswagen's Middle Management

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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Volkswagen, VW, scandal, emissions, defeat device, emissions-control, case study, middle management, management, insulation, entrenchment, coordination, fraud, large-scale wrongdoing, disclosure-based regulation, drive, suppress, dissent, patterns, multinational, cat-and-mouse game, repeat behavior

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'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Corporate Crime

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2017
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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Volkswagen, VW, multinational, scandal, emissions, defeat device, disclosure-based regulation, emissions-control, case study, middle management, management, insulation, coordination, fraud, large-scale wrongdoing, whistleblower, dissent, cat-and-mouse game, repeat behavior

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The Intracorporate Conspiracy Trap

36 Cardozo L. Rev. 3, 969 (2015).
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2015
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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Paper Dragon Thieves

105 Geo. L.J. 4, 871 (2017)
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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The Corporate Shell Game

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 05 Feb 2016
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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Citizens United, corporate law, Hobby Lobby, criminal conspiracy, civil conspiracy, corporate conspiracy, Volkswagen, Libor, financial crisis, DOJ, SEC, securities fraud, securities crime, intracorporate conspiracy, wrongdoing, corporate social responsibility, paper dragon, animation

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The Normalization of Corruption

J.S. Nelson, The Normalization of Corruption, 25 Journal of Management Inquiry 5, 1 (Special Issue on Corruption, Management and Organizations), (2016)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Nov 2016
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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behavioral theory, business and government/political economy, law, corporate social responsibility, ethics, corporate culture

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The Corporate Conspiracy Vacuum

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 249, 2015
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2016
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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The Conflict of Interest Inherent in a Corporation Paying for its Employee's Counsel: A Better Model for Preventing and Addressing Corporate Crime

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. Network, No. Blog, 2013
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2014
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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Protecting Employee Rights and Prosecuting Corporate Crimes: A Proposal for Criminal Cumis Counsel

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2014
J.S. Nelson and Richard O. Parry
Villanova Law School and California State University, Fullerton
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Law, Management, and Strategy: Collapsing Boundaries and Managing the Interstices

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Aug 2017
Babson College, Yale University, Villanova Law School, Oregon State University, College of Business, Concordia University, Quebec - John Molson School of Business and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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law, management, strategy, interstices

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The Normalization of Corruption and Wells Fargo's 2 Million False Accounts

Management INK (Forthcoming)
Posted: 07 Dec 2016
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School

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behavioral theory, business and government/political economy, law, corporate social responsibility, ethics, corporate culture

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When Criminal Prosecution of a Business and its Employees Creates a Conflict of Interest: Does Independent Counsel Address the Conflict?

Journal of Legal Studies in Business, Forthcoming
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2014
J.S. Nelson and Richard O. Parry
Villanova Law School and California State University, Fullerton

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Faulty Liability Frameworks for Organizational Employees

Posted: 10 Sep 2014
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School

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Other Papers (12)

Total Downloads: 64    Citations: 0
1.

JPMorgan's Witness and the Holes in Corporate Criminal Law

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2016
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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The Intracorporate Conspiracy Doctrine and CEO Turnover

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Mar 2015
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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The Intracorporate Conspiracy Doctrine and D&O Litigation Incentives

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Mar 2015
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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Frustration with the Intracorporate Conspiracy Doctrine Distorts Other Areas of Law

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Mar 2015
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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Fumigating the Criminal Bug: New Research on the Insulation of Volkswagen’s Middle Management

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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Where are the Prosecutions for Corporate Conspiracy?

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Mar 2015
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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Sex Abuse, Priests, and Corporate Conspiracy

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Mar 2015
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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Corporate Conspiracy Charges for the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Mar 2015
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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Notes on the Origin of 'The Normalization of Corruption'

Management INK, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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Law, Business, Government, Politics, Political Economy, Corruption, Ethics, Business, Norms, Social Theory, Courts

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The Silenced Connecticut Sex-Abuse Case

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Mar 2015
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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How We Should Have Tried Monsignor Lynn

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Mar 2015
J.S. Nelson
Villanova Law School
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