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NCJ Number: 147755 Find in a Library
Journal: Washington University Law Quarterly  Volume:71  Issue:2  Dated:(Summer 1993)  Pages:complete issue
Editor(s): P D Hunt
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 492
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Corporate sentencing issues and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines are discussed.
Abstract: This issue contains seven articles addressing numerous issues regarding corporate criminal liability and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines (Guidelines). Included in the discussions are the Guidelines and publicly held and close corporations, the Sentencing Reform Act, innovative corporate sentences under the Guidelines, a proposed Model Federal Corporate Criminal Code, the advantages and disadvantages of implementing an effective compliance program, and a basic framework for establishing a compliance program to satisfy the Guidelines' requirements. Also included are four case comments analyzing United States v. Johnson, 964 F.2d 124 (2d Cir. 1992), Big Country Foods v. Board of Education, 952 F.2d 1173 (9th Cir. 1992), Westinghouse Electric Corp. v. Republic of the Philippines, 951 F.2d 1414 (3d Cir. 1991), and United States v. Harris, 959 F.2d 246 (D.C. Cir.), cert. denied, 113 S.Ct. 362 (1992).
Main Term(s): Courts
Index Term(s): Corporate crimes; Criminology; Sentencing guidelines
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