THE ORIGINS OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY OF LEGAL PERSONS – A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE

  • Magdalena Catargiu Magdalena Catargiu “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iaşi, Romania

Abstract

The criminal liability of legal persons is an intrinsic reality of everyday life. However,this particular institution had a rather tumultuous evolution which is essential inunderstanding its organic mechanisms.Through this study we aim to analyze the concept of criminal liability of the legalperson from both diachronic and comparative perspective in order to determine the role ofthis fiction in contemporary legal systems. We shall focus on the legal framework in bothEuropean and Anglo-American systems. We also intend to identify the factors that have led tothe consecration of criminal liability.

Author Biography

Magdalena Catargiu Magdalena Catargiu, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iaşi, Romania
Faculty of Law

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Published
2013-10-01
How to Cite
MAGDALENA CATARGIU, Magdalena Catargiu. THE ORIGINS OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY OF LEGAL PERSONS – A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE. AGORA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF JURIDICAL SCIENCES, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 3, oct. 2013. ISSN 2067-7677. Available at: <http://univagora.ro/jour/index.php/aijjs/article/view/695>. Date accessed: 22 may 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.15837/aijjs.v7i3.695.

Keywords

legal personal, criminal liability;European regulations;Anglo-American legal system