Corporate Criminal Liability 2.0: Expansion Beyond Human Responsibility by ELI LEDERMAN
"Is corporate criminal liability expanding beyond that of human responsibility? Anglo-American law sought to make the scope of corporate criminal liability (but not corporate punishment), during its development in the 20th century, equal to that of humans in almost all infringements of the law. Since the late 1980s, and especially in the last decade, however, in certain areas, the scope of criminal liability that can be imposed on legal entities has exceeded that which can be imposed on humans."
Professor Lederman explores this fundamental question in his brilliant new paper "Corporate Criminal Liability 2.0: Expansion Beyond Human Responsibility". He concludes as follows:
Professor Lederman is a Professor of Law (Emeritus), Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv Uni., Israel.