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White collar crime 6 the laws in the current criminal

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WHITE COLLAR CRIME 6 The laws in the current criminal law and jurisdiction also borrows from the ruling of two court cases, United States v. Dotterweich, 320 U.S. 277 (1943), and United States v. Park, 421 U.S. 658 (1975) ( Lerner, 2018). In the rulings, it is asserted that the high ranking corporate officer is aware of his illegal activities within a corporate environment. The assumptions is that the corporate officer understands the laws and guidelines of corporate activities and in case of any corporate criminal activity, they are held responsible ( Lerner, 2018). This is thus one of the major sources of criminal laws that has assisted in the reduction of white collar crimes. Conclusion In summary, Understanding the root causes, forms and prevalence of white collar crimes can help in curbing and minimizing and enactment of corporate law. White collar crimes is a form or corporate crime in which a high social status person within a business. White collar crime was first coined by a renowned socialists Edwin Sutherland in the year 1939. The contemporary criminological definitions of a crime helps in classifying crime so that particular relevant laws and guidelines can be applied in seeking justice and taking the offender responsible for a criminal activity they committed. The corporate laws that manages and resolves issues regarding the white collar crimes are stipulated by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the federal bureau of investigations and the state laws on business conducts within a state. This has assisted in minimizing the financial implications of white collar crime.
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WHITE COLLAR CRIME 7 References Brickey, K. F., & Taub, J. (2017). Corporate and white collar crime: cases and materials . Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. Cliff, G., & Wall-Parker, A. (2017). Statistical analysis of white-collar crime. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice . Kane, J., & Wall, A. D. (2006). The 2005 national public survey on white collar crime . Fairmont: National White Collar Crime Center. Lerner, C. S. (2018). The Trial of Joseph Dotterweich: The Origins of the “Responsible Corporate Officer” Doctrine. Criminal Law and Philosophy , 12 (3), 493-512. McGurrin, D., Jarrell, M., Jahn, A., & Cochrane, B. (2013). White collar crime representation in the criminological literature revisited, 2001-2010. W. Criminology Rev. , 14 , 3. Payne, B. K. (2016). White-collar crime: The essentials . Sage Publications. Smith, K. (2017). White‐Collar Crime. The Wiley‐Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory , 1-2. Sutherland, E. H. (2017). Is “White-Collar Crime” Crime?. In White-collar Criminal (pp. 3- 19). Routledge.
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