Given the prevalance of controversial criminal justice topics in the news, this timely reference is an important resource for anyone interested in crime and justice. Entries include: Boot Camps, Corporal Punishment, DNA Evidence, Domestic Violence, Expert Testimony, Eye Witness Identifications, Gun Control, Homeland Security, International Criminal Court, Legalization of Marijuana, Mental Health and Insanity, Police Brutality, Prison Violence, Racial Profiling, School Violence, Sex Offender Laws, Stalking Laws, Supermax Prisons, Three Strikes, Treating Juveniles as Adults, War on Drugs, and more.
Gregg Barak is professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at Eastern Michigan University. His publications include Violence, Conflict and World Order: Critical Conversations on State Sanctioned Justice 2006, Crime, Inequality, and Justice: Integrating Class, Race, and Gender, 2nd edition, Violence and Nonviolence: Pathways to Understanding, Class, Race, Gender, and Crime, Crime and Crime Control: A Global View, Varieties of Criminology: Readings from a Dynamic Discipline, Gimme Shelter: A Social History of Homelessness in Contemporary America, among other titles. He is widely published in academic journals and has contributed many book chapters.
In this book, Walby and Lippert conceptualize various types of corporate security, including its public and private forms, and analyze a range of practices, such as asset protection and physical security provision. The authors explore a number of heretofore neglected themes, including use of legal knowledge, professionalization, legitimation work, and corporate security links with other security agencies and public police. The book provides empirical analyses of developments in several countries, but especially Canada and the US, where corporate security - including its entry into municipal government - is particularly advanced.
Because corporate security cuts across security, policing, law, and government, as well as issues of professionalization, public space and democracy, the readership for Municipal Corporate Security in International Context spans disciplinary and national boundaries. It is essential reading for academics and students engaged in studying security, urban governance, politics and legal regulation. It will be of great interest to corporate security professionals and government policymakers too.
Key Features:Over 20 new cases, including Shawe v. Elting (Del. 2017). All principal cases are less than 20 years old. Corporation chapters reflect MBCA (2016), and Partnership materials reflect UPA (2013). LLC chapter has been revised and updated. New materials on ultra vires and ultimate beneficiaries. New discussion of DGCL §§ 204 and 205 and MBCA (2016) Subchapter E (ratifying defective acts) New real-life examples: Kate Spade acquired by Coach and Toys “R” Us bankruptcy.
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Drawing upon their collective experiences in the classroom and the boardroom as well as in law-firm and in-house practice, authors David Zarfes and Michael L. Bloom, in Contracts and Commercial Transactions, explore actual agreements between sophisticated parties. Along the way, they teach the reader to read and understand contracts, with an emphasis on how a decision maker--be it a judge, arbitrator, corporate executive, or senior partner--might later understand those same contracts.
Contracts and Commercial Transactions features:Actual agreements, formatted as whole documents, that support the exercise of contract reading and analysisInsight and advice from expert practitioners, from law firms such as Sidley Austin and Simpson Thacher and companies such as Microsoft and JPMorgan Chase , that emphasize the realities of legal practice from the perspective of "real-world" lawyers Explanations and analysis from esteemed academics, at law schools such as Chicago and NYU, that explain the nuances of legal matters that pertain to contractual documentsFocus points that preface each contract highlight key aspects of the documentMethodical and repeated exposure to provisions that teach the reader to recognize and understand contractual conceptsA consistent emphasis on the "building block" provisions typically found in contracts Drafting tips integrated throughout the book
Written from the perspective of global sustainability and as an unflinching and unforgiving exposé of the full range of the crimes of the powerful, Unchecked Corporate Power reveals how legalized authorities and political institutions charged with the duty of protecting citizens from law-breaking and injurious activities have increasingly become enablers and colluders with the very enterprises they are obliged to regulate. Here, Gregg Barak explains why the United States and other countries are duplicitous in their harsh reactions to street crimes in comparison to the significantly more harmful and far-reaching crimes of the powerful, and why the crimes of the powerful are treated as beyond incrimination.
What happens to nations that surrender ever-growing economic and political power to the globally super rich and the mammoth multinational corporations they control? And what can people from around the world do to resist the criminality and victimization perpetrated by multinationals, and generated by the prevailing global political economy? Barak examines an array of multinational crimes—corporate, environmental, financial, and state—and their state-legal responses, and outlines policies and strategies for revolutionizing these contradictory relations of capital reproduction, criminality, and unsustainability.