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Sitting in Judgement: The Sentencing of White-Collar Criminals
     

Sitting in Judgement: The Sentencing of White-Collar Criminals

by Stanton Wheeler, Kenneth Mann, Austin Sarat
 
When judges confront convicted white-collar criminals, their sentencing world becomes particularly complicated. The cases are enormously heterogeneous. It is harder to speak of a typical bribery or securities fraud than a typical drug deal or mail theft. There are no acts of violence and usually no prior convictions on which to base a sentence. And in white-collar

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When judges confront convicted white-collar criminals, their sentencing world becomes particularly complicated. The cases are enormously heterogeneous. It is harder to speak of a typical bribery or securities fraud than a typical drug deal or mail theft. There are no acts of violence and usually no prior convictions on which to base a sentence. And in white-collar cases, far more often than in common crimes, matters of intent and motivation are often ambiguous.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300039832
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1988
Series:
Yale Studies on White-Collar Crime Serie
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.81(w) x 8.55(h) x 0.82(d)

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