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Are Takeover Premiums Really Premiums? Market Price, Fair Value, And Corporate Law, Lynn A. Stout Apr 1990

Are Takeover Premiums Really Premiums? Market Price, Fair Value, And Corporate Law, Lynn A. Stout

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

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Attitudes Toward Corporate Responsibility: A Psycholegal Perspective, Valerie P. Hans Jan 1990

Attitudes Toward Corporate Responsibility: A Psycholegal Perspective, Valerie P. Hans

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

One of the most striking phenomena in the contemporary legal world is the shift toward holding businesses and corporations responsible for harm. Legal theorists and historians maintain that today business corporations are expected to provide compensation for injuries that in earlier times would have been attributed to individuals or to fate. Furthermore, criminal charges against businesses and business executives are becoming commonplace.

Despite a good deal of legal scholarship on the shift toward holding businesses culpable for harms, psychologists have conducted little systematic research on public views of corporate responsibility. How do people conceptualize the civil liability or criminal responsibility ...