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NCJ Number: 120557 Find in a Library
Title: White-Collar Crime: Fifth Survey of Law
Journal: American Criminal Law Review  Volume:26  Issue:3  Dated:(Winter 1989)  Pages:661-1258
Editor(s): A J Gildea
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 598
Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume explores criminal sentencing policies and practices relating to corporations and reports on recent statutory and case law developments relating to specific white collar crimes and procedures for prosecuting those crimes.
Abstract: The volume contains two articles on United States Sentencing Commission policies and practices as well as the fifth survey of law on white collar crime. Status reports on and analyses of current statutory and case law relating to each of 21 substantive white collar crimes are provided. Offenses surveyed include such white collar crimes as antitrust violations, bank fraud, conspiracy, Federal food and drug violations, mail and wire fraud, securities fraud, and tax fraud. Procedural issues arising from the investigation, prosecution, and sentencing of white collar crimes are also discussed in detail. The procedural issues included in this volume include administrative summons, attorney-client privilege, discovery, attorney fee forfeiture, fifth amendment limitations on compelled production of evidence, grand jury subpoenas, immunity, initiation of criminal proceedings, parallel civil and criminal suits, and sentencing.
Main Term(s): White collar crime
Index Term(s): Corporate criminal liability; Legal doctrines; Sentencing disparity; Sentencing guidelines
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