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a length of flawed or damaged cloth removed from the main piece
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As with the briber, the judge will calculate expected loss by
Likewise, federal law should punish the briber who corruptly offers, gives, or agrees to give property to a public official.
The hard truth is that in many cases both the briber and the bribed are corrupt.
But prior analysis did not appreciate that the parties' ex ante agreement could endogenously determine the identity of who would have to bribe whom and that manipulating the identity of the briber could have important impacts on the efficient breach.
What a sad joke the Democratic Party has become when not one of its voices is raised to even question the immoral pardon by President Clinton of Marc Rich - a man even the liberal press denounces as a fugitive crook and briber who is completely disloyal to his country - but on the other hand a tidal wave of noise is blared by the Democratic lynch mob that has defamed a decent American like John Ashcroft.
The Construction Ministry on Tuesday banned alleged briber Wakachiku Construction Co.
If it's wrong for an MP to take bribes, the briber is just as bad.
25) The FCPA is violated even if an official does not select the course of action preferred by the person making the bribe, so long as the briber possesses the requisite intent to wrongfully influence a recipient's actions.
In partial contrast to the political focus on power, discretion, and accountability, the economic theory of corruption locates the main determinants at the level of available benefits, the risk of corrupt deals, and the relative bargaining power of briber and bribee.
If a judge accepts a payment to decide a case in a certain way, we think corruption is present even if the judge would decide the same way without the payment, and even if the judge is so conscientious that he never accepts a payment unless he has already determined to decide the case the way the briber wishes.
He is a serial liar, briber of politicians and thinks nothing of indulging in a bit of sexual harassment when the mood suits him, which it often does.
The statute of limitations has run out for the alleged briber.