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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1350/jcla.2010.74.3.629|
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This article critically examines the new guidelines on how to punish corporations for manslaughter. It is a widely shared principle that the worse the crime, the worse should be the punishment.In general, a serious crime entails a serious sentence. In light of the principle that the worse the crime, the worse the punishment, one might expect that unlawfully killing people would be among the most seriously punished offences. It certainly is where individuals commit murder or manslaughter, but where a corporation is found guilty of manslaughter it is now not certain that the culprit would, under a new sentencing guideline, receive an appropriately serious sentence.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2010 Vathek Publishing|
|Keywords:||corporate manslaughter; corporate crime; corporate punishment;|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Law
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
|Depositing User:||Gary Slapper|
|Date Deposited:||11 Jun 2010 08:40|
|Last Modified:||04 Aug 2016 01:44|
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