Corporate Crime Under Attack

Corporate Crime Under Attack

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In exploring the criminalization of corporations, this book uses the landmark qFord Pinto caseq as a centerpiece for exploring corporate violence and the long effort to bring such harm within the reach of the criminal law. Corporations that illegally endanger human life now must negotiate the surveillance of government regulators and risk civil suits from injured parties seeking financial compensation. They also may be charged with criminal offenses and their officials sent to prison.Clearly the most nagging problem has concerned allegations duringthe past 20 yearsof high rollover propensity in anumber ofFord ... the rollover problemAband adverse publicityAbreached its zenith in the mid- to late 1990s with the Ford Explorer, which came equipped with ... and Bronco (1994-2002, not all models for all years)Abcruise control switch suspected of causing engine fires; Explorer, Explorer Sport, anbsp;...

Title:Corporate Crime Under Attack
Author:Francis T. Cullen, Gray Cavender, William J. Maakestad, Michael L. Benson
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-09-25


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