Corporate culpable homicide: Transco plc v HM Advocate
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This article considers the decision of the High Court of Justiciary in Transco plc v HM Advocate, the first Scottish case to fully consider the potential criminal liability of corporations for culpable homicide. It considers the future prospects for such charges being successfully brought either within the existing legal framework, or after legislative reform.
James Chalmers, 'Corporate culpable homicide: Transco plc v HM Advocate. Edinburgh Law Review, 2004, vol.8, pp. 262-266