Rogue Workers Don't Make Corps. Liable: Prosecutor

Law360, New York (November 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a case involving illegal dumping by workers at a shipping company, the one-time federal prosecutor who led the task force that probed Enron Corp.'s demise has asked a U.S. appeals court to re-examine the liability standards for corporations whose employees commit crimes.

On Friday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Andrew Weissmann argued for six organizations, including the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, that filed an amicus curiae in a case against a Greek shipping company fined $4.9 million for...
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