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Pa. Courts and the Limits of Corporate Criminal Liability in ‘Pi Delta Psi’

On August 1, 2019 by Schnader

Danielle T. Bruno and Laurel Gift published “Pa. Courts and the Limits of Corporate Criminal Liability in ‘Pi Delta Psi’” in The Legal Intelligencer, examining a case where the trial court imposed a sentence outlawing the Pi Delta Psi corporate entity from operating within the state. Bruno and Gift wrote:

“What are the limits of criminal liability for corporate entities in the Pennsylvania courts? Can a business be banned from the state? These questions were raised in a recent decision by the Pennsylvania Superior Court in the case of Commonwealth v. Pi Delta Psi. One of the crucial lessons of this case is that businesses should protect themselves by assessing potential vulnerability to litigation and enacting internal controls to promote ethical behavior.”

Read the full article online here.