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The American IllnessEssays on the Rule of Law$
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F. H. Buckley

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780300175219

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300175219.001.0001

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Corporate Crime, Overcriminalization, and the Failure of American Public Morality

Corporate Crime, Overcriminalization, and the Failure of American Public Morality

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(p.407) Corporate Crime, Overcriminalization, and the Failure of American Public Morality
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The American Illness
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Jeffrey S. Parker

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0019

This chapter discusses corporate crime and overcriminalization. It first discusses the concept of corporate crime and its historical background. Corporate crimes include entity criminal liability, corporate agent criminal liability, and white-collar crime. Next, it discusses the recent expansion of corporate crime and enforcement. This is followed by criminalization and its factors. The failure of American public morality is also examined.

Keywords:   corporate crime, overcriminalization, entity criminal liability, corporate agent criminal liability, white-collar crime, enforcement, public morality, corporate liability, criminalization

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