p. 76513. The Criminal Liability of Corporations
- Jonathan HerringJonathan HerringProfessor of Law, Exeter College, Oxford
This chapter begins with a discussion of the law on corporate criminality, covering the difficulty in convicting companies of crimes; corporate killing; and vicarious liability. The second part of the chapter focuses on theoretical issues in corporate liability, covering the reality of corporate crime; the clamour for corporate liability; whether a company should be guilty of a crime; and what form corporate crime should take.