Accountability Lost and the Problem(s) of Asymmetry
17 Pages Posted: 12 Jul 2019
Date Written: October 11, 2018
Professor Gilchrist argues that calls for more individual prosecutions in cases of corporate malfeasance are ultimately misguided. In this Essay, Gilchrist discusses the asymmetries of information and power within corporations that make criminal prosecutions of high-level executives particularly difficult and often inappropriate.
Keywords: Criminal Law, White Collar Crime, Corporate Criminal Liability, Yates Memo, Individual Prosecutions
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