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Fall 2021
7397 WRS: Corporate Criminal Liability (Distance Education) - GILCHRIST- 28248

Professor(s): Gregory Gilchrist (VISITING)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law 
Criminal Law

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  MW  Location: 113  BLB

Course Outline: This seminar will explore issues surrounding holding corporations criminally accountable. It will discuss the basic rules of corporate criminal liability, the principles guiding the decision whether to prosecute a corporation, and the role of culture in corporate wrongdoing. It will ask students to consider the costs and benefits of, and rationales for, applying criminal law to non-persons, and to consider the role of criminal law more generally.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: DistanceEd   The instructor for this course has expressed a preference to operate the course as distance education. This means no physical classroom is assigned for this course. This also most likely means synchronous internet videoconferencing class sessions during the day(s) and time(s) when the course is scheduled to meet. However, other, more flexible modalities are possible, such as not using some of the scheduled class sessions to meet but instead supplementing with asynchronous distance education techniques. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.


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First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule:    

This course will have:
Paper: YES

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: Yes

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)

Course Materials (4/16/2021 4:12:40 PM)

No book required for this course