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Corporate manslaughter: the changing legal scenery

Slapper, Gary (2002). Corporate manslaughter: the changing legal scenery. Asia Pacific Law Review, 10(2) pp. 161–170.

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Abstract

These are times of growing intolerance of any corporate recklessness that results in death. This intolerance exists in the UK, and many other jurisdictions. Commercially related deaths are now often followed by prosecutions of the relevant companies. Scotland's first prosecution for culpable homicide against a company was launched in March 2002, following the deaths of four family members in an explosion caused by a leaking gas pipe.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2002 Kluwer Law International
ISSN: 1019-2557
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
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Item ID: 1495
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Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2014 10:48
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/1495
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