Criminal Liability

Edward Elgar Research Handbook on Corporate Liability (M. Petrin and C. Witting eds. 2022)

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2022-17

19 Pages Posted: 21 Mar 2022 Last revised: 11 Apr 2022

Date Written: March 16, 2022

Abstract

This research handbook chapter provides a brief introduction to corporate criminal liability as a subject of academic inquiry. The chapter surveys and critiques the theoretical arguments for and against the practice, the doctrinal alternatives and complications involved in bringing the theory to ground, the central influence of the structure and behavior of enforcement institutions, and the role of political economy in the development of this legal phenomenon.

Keywords: Corporate Liability, Corporate Enforcement, White Collar Crime, Business Crime, Compliance

Suggested Citation

Buell, Samuel W., Criminal Liability (March 16, 2022). Edward Elgar Research Handbook on Corporate Liability (M. Petrin and C. Witting eds. 2022), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2022-17, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4059481 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4059481

Samuel W. Buell (Contact Author)

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