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Corporate Manslaughter

Tombs, Steve (2016). Corporate Manslaughter. In: Cotreen, Karen; Morley, Sharon; Taylor, Paul and Turner, Joanne eds. A Companion to Crime, Harm and Victimisation. Companions in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Bristol: Policy Press, pp. 28–29.

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On 8 December 1994, OLL Ltd became the first company in English legal history to be convicted of homicide after three schoolchildren were killed while canoeing in the "care" of the company. OLL Ltd was small, so it was relatively easy to find its "controlling minds", while the risks to which the students were exposed were both serious and obvious, and there was clear evidence that the managing director was aware of these. A handful of such convictions followed, all against small organisations.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2016 Policy Press
ISBN: 1-4473-2572-9, 978-1-4473-2572-7
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)
Item ID: 46995
Depositing User: Steve Tombs
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2016 08:38
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2017 09:09
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