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Author Garrett, Brandon, author.

Title Too big to jail : how prosecutors compromise with corporations / Brandon L. Garrett.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (365 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-356) and index.
Contents United states vs. Goliath -- The company in the courtroom -- What happens to a prosecution deferred? -- The ostriches -- The victims -- The carrot and the stick -- Enter the monitors -- The constitutional rights of corporations -- Foreign corporate criminals -- The future of corporate prosecutions.
Summary American courts routinely hand down harsh sentences to individuals, but a very different standard of justice applies to corporations. Too Big to Jail takes readers into a complex, compromised world of backroom deals, for an unprecedented look at what happens when criminal charges are brought against a major company in the United States.
Note Print version record.
Subject Corporation law -- United States -- Criminal provisions.
Tort liability of corporations -- United States.
Corporate governance -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Criminal liability of juristic persons -- United States.
Prosecution -- United States.
LAW -- Criminal Law -- General.
Corporate governance -- Law and legislation. (OCoLC)fst00879652
Corporation law -- Criminal provisions. (OCoLC)fst00879734
Corporations -- Corrupt practices. (OCoLC)fst00879825
Criminal liability of juristic persons. (OCoLC)fst00883418
Prosecution. (OCoLC)fst01079361
Tort liability of corporations. (OCoLC)fst01152877
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
LAW / Corporate.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Garrett, Brandon, author. Too big to jail 9780674368316 (DLC) 2014013351 (OCoLC)875771532
ISBN 9780674735712 (electronic book)
0674735714 (electronic book)
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