Punishing Corporate Crime: Legal Penalties for Criminal and Regulatory Violations

Punishing Corporate Crime: Legal Penalties for Criminal and Regulatory Violations

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Overview

Punishing Corporate Crime: Legal Penalties for Criminal and Regulatory Violations by James T. O'Reilly, James Patrick Hanlon, Ralph F. Hall, Steven L. Jackson

Punishing Corporate Crime: Legal Penalties for Criminal and Regulatory Violations provides a practical discussion of criminal punishment trends directed at the corporate entity. Corporate punishment, for the most part, has traditionally occurred either in the form of a fine or, in the extreme, a heavy sanction that terminates the business. This timely book analyzes the historical and statutory bases of corporate punishment and reviews the latest remedies now employed by the government, including receivership and monitoring, disgorgement of profits, restitution, integrity agreements, and disbarment from regulated fields. Punishing Corporate Crime explores the new and evolving area of corporate criminal punishment that has emerged in the post- Enron era. This book offers key advice in addressing the new and evolving punishments that face corporations, as well as a consideration of preventative programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195386790
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/28/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

James T. O'Reilly has been a successful legal author since 1977, when his first treatise on privacy and information law became a widely used reference, and the U.S. Supreme Court quoted his FDA text in 2000 with the words, "The experts have written..." He is a former state police officer in New York and has taught criminal law, among other courses, at the University of Cincinnati. His articles have appeared in law journals at Yale, Columbia, Harvard, Cornell, and other schools, for a total of 164 published articles, and his 35 texts have earned more than a million dollars in author royalties and have been widely cited by federal and state courts. He formerly served at Procter & Gamble as Associate General Counsel and is Vice-Mayor of a small Ohio city. In 2008, he completed work as Assistant Chief Reporter of the Project on European Union Administrative Law, funded by the EU and the American Bar Association. He was Section Chair of the 16,000-member Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice of the American Bar Association in 1996-97. He is a graduate of Boston College and the University of Virginia School of Law, where he is a member of the Dean's Council.

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