Whistleblowing Law

Whistleblowing Law

Elgar Research Reviews in Law

Robert G. Vaughn

This research review presents an overview of the key literature published in the last thirty years discussing the topic of whistleblowing law. The review analyses the contours of the field, including perspectives from which to examine whistleblower laws, the issues arising in the implementation of these laws and the character of global whistleblower laws. Additionally, the author further provides an introduction to a number of disputed issues and an examination of two areas of recent interest including national security whistleblowers and financial incentives.

Review Article

Robert G. Vaughn

Subjects: law - academic, comparative law, criminal law and justice, corruption and economic crime, labour, employment law

This research review presents an overview of the key literature published in the last thirty years discussing the topic of whistleblowing law. The review analyses the contours of the field, including perspectives from which to examine whistleblower laws, the issues arising in the implementation of these laws and the character of global whistleblower laws. Additionally, the author further provides an introduction to a number of disputed issues and an examination of two areas of recent interest including national security whistleblowers and financial incentives.

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