Knowing the Corners: The Relevance of the Common Law to the Caribbean Anticorruption Project
West Indies Law Journal, Vol. 34, No. 1, p. 119, 2009
50 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2011
Date Written: March 6, 2009
This article discusses the legal regime on anticorruption in the Commonwealth Caribbean, including the common law rules on bribery and misconduct in public office, the tort of misfeasance in public office, judicial misconduct, and anticorruption legislation. The article concludes that the common law offences on bribery and misconduct in public office are still useful to the developing anticorruption project.
Keywords: Legal Regime, Anticorruption, Commonwealth, Caribbean, Common Law, Bribery, Misconduct, Public Office, Tort, Misfeasance, Judicial Misconduct, Legislation
JEL Classification: D73, D74, K10, K11, K12, K13, K14, K19, K40, K42, K49
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