A Three-Part Framework for Analysis


in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing

Published in print March 2007 | ISBN: 9780199225804
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191708411 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice

A Three-Part Framework for Analysis

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This chapter focuses on three kinds of moral element found in any criminal offense: (1) mens rea (or omission of mens rea), (2) harmfulness, and (3) moral wrongfulness. This three-part framework is used as an analytical framework for describing white-collar crime's moral complexity.

Keywords: white-collar crime; criminal offense; mens rea; harmfulness; moral wrongfulness

Chapter.  9437 words. 

Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law

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