Flashcards - The Legal Environment

Flashcards - The Legal Environment
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corporate crime
In criminology, corporate crime refers to crimes committed either by a corporation , or by individuals acting on behalf of a corporation or other business entity
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Fraud
In law, fraud is deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain, or to deprive a victim of a legal right
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Extortion
Extortion is a criminal offense of obtaining money, property, or services from an institution, through coercion
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ethics
Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct
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Ethical decision making
In the context of decision making, ethics are personal standards of right and wrong
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Ethical decision making
In the context of decision making, ethics are personal standards of right and wrong
ethics
Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct
Extortion
Extortion is a criminal offense of obtaining money, property, or services from an institution, through coercion
Fraud
In law, fraud is deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain, or to deprive a victim of a legal right
corporate crime
In criminology, corporate crime refers to crimes committed either by a corporation , or by individuals acting on behalf of a corporation or other business entity
Care ethics
The ethics of care is a normative ethical theory: a theory about what makes actions morally right or wrong
Moral absolutism
Moral absolutism is an ethical view that particular actions are intrinsically right or wrong
Malpractice
In the law of torts, malpractice is an "instance of negligence or incompetence on the part of a professional"
cybercrime
Cybercrime, or computer crime, is crime that involves a computer and a network
White collar crimes
White-collar crime refers to financially motivated nonviolent crime committed by business and government professionals
Corporate liability
In criminal law, corporate liability determines the extent to which a corporation as a legal person can be liable for the acts and omissions of the natural persons it employs

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