Preface

This is not an “academic” book. If it were (and I have written several such books), it would have three times the footnotes and much more jargon. Instead the footnotes have been trimmed (reluctantly) and the jargon avoided (hopefully) to reach a broader audience. At least by design, this book is intended to be accessible to anyone interested in (1) white collar crime, (2) criminal justice administration in the real world, (3) why high-ranking executives seldom seem to be prosecuted, and (4) why certain aspects of contemporary corporate governance tend to be criminogenic. Thus, this book’s focus is on both corporate and criminal law, and this book is the product of the author’s work in the field of white collar crime for over forty years ...

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