Corpus ID: 14967685

Deferred Prosecution and Non-Prosecution Agreements and the Erosion of Corporate Criminal Liability

@article{Uhlmann2013DeferredPA,
  title={Deferred Prosecution and Non-Prosecution Agreements and the Erosion of Corporate Criminal Liability},
  author={David M. Uhlmann},
  journal={Maryland Law Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={72},
  pages={1295}
}
The Justice Department has made frequent use of deferred and non-prosecution agreements in recent years, a disturbing trend where corporations avoid criminal charges, even for egregious crimes, by entering agreements that previously had been reserved for minor cases involving first-time offenders. The practice is not consistent across the Department: in the Environment and Natural Resources Division and the Antitrust Division, deferred prosecution and non-prosecution agreements are rarely used… Expand
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