“Collective Knowledge” of a Corporation

The Concept of Collective Knowledge The issue of whether a corporation’s conduct is “knowing” is often an important step in determining whether a corporation can be found guilty of criminal conduct.  But how does a corporation “know” something?  While this concept is sometimes difficult to discern for individuals, it is extremely complicated when the defendant […]

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Corporate Personhood & Public Opinion

Corporate personhood is the most widely known legal fiction, and the most likely to trigger strong opinions.  In jury selections that we’ve conducted, most potential jurors appear willing to treat a corporation the same as individuals. 

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