The Resource The chickenshit club : why the Justice Department fails to prosecute executives, Jesse Eisinger

The chickenshit club : why the Justice Department fails to prosecute executives, Jesse Eisinger

Label
The chickenshit club : why the Justice Department fails to prosecute executives
Title
The chickenshit club
Title remainder
why the Justice Department fails to prosecute executives
Statement of responsibility
Jesse Eisinger
Title variation
Chicken shit club
Creator
Contributor
Author
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Why were no bankers put in prison after the financial crisis of 2008? Why do CEOs seem to commit wrongdoing with impunity? The problem goes beyond banks deemed "Too Big to Fail" to almost every large corporation in America-- to pharmaceutical companies and auto manufacturers and beyond. The Chickenshit Club-- an inside reference to prosecutors too scared of failure and too daunted by legal impediments to do their jobs-- explains why. A character-driven narrative, the book tells the story from inside the Department of Justice. The complex and richly reported story spans the last decade and a half of prosecutorial fiascos, corporate lobbying, trial losses, and culture shifts that have stripped the government of the will and ability to prosecute top corporate executives. Exposing one of the most important scandals of our time, [this book] provides a clear, detailed explanation as to how our Justice Department has come to avoid, bungle, and mismanage the fight to bring these alleged criminals to justice."--Amazon
Cataloging source
TLC
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Eisinger, Jesse
Dewey number
345.73/0268
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9351
LC item number
.E37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • United States
  • Corporations
  • Corporation law
  • White collar crimes
  • Commercial crimes
  • Executives
  • Prosecution
  • Prosecution
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Corporations
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Law
  • LAW / Banking
  • TRUE CRIME / White Collar Crime
Label
The chickenshit club : why the Justice Department fails to prosecute executives, Jesse Eisinger
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Publication
Copyright
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"There is no Christmas" -- "That dog don't hunt" -- The silver age -- "Unitedly yours" -- The backlash -- Paul Pelletier's white whale -- KPMG destroys careers -- The hunt for AIG -- No truth and no reconciliation -- The law in the city of results -- Jed Rakoff's radicalization -- "The government failed" -- A tollbooth on the bankster turnpike -- The process is polluted -- Rakoff's fall and rise -- "Fight for it."
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501121388
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FC2100CD-FDB7-4ECF-B2F8-DC1B07637EA3
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000554035
  • 1654534
Label
The chickenshit club : why the Justice Department fails to prosecute executives, Jesse Eisinger
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"There is no Christmas" -- "That dog don't hunt" -- The silver age -- "Unitedly yours" -- The backlash -- Paul Pelletier's white whale -- KPMG destroys careers -- The hunt for AIG -- No truth and no reconciliation -- The law in the city of results -- Jed Rakoff's radicalization -- "The government failed" -- A tollbooth on the bankster turnpike -- The process is polluted -- Rakoff's fall and rise -- "Fight for it."
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501121388
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FC2100CD-FDB7-4ECF-B2F8-DC1B07637EA3
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000554035
  • 1654534

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