1st Edition

Justice, Liability, And Blame
Community Views And The Criminal Law





ISBN 9780367009953
Published June 7, 2019 by Routledge
326 Pages

USD $159.95

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Book Description

This book examines shared intuitive notions of justice among laypersons and compares the discovered principles to those instantiated in American criminal codes. It reports eighteen original studies on a wide range of issues that are central to criminal law formulation.

Table of Contents

1. Community Standards and the Criminal Law 2. Doctrines of Criminalization: What Conduct Should Be Criminal? 3. Doctrines of Justification: When Should It Be Lawful for One to Engage in Conduct That Normally Would Constitute a Violation? 4. Doctrines of Culpability: When Is One's Violation of a Legal Rule Blameworthy? 5. Doctrines of Excuse: When Is One's Rule Violation Blameless? 6. Doctrines of Grading: What Degree of Punishment Is Deserved for One's Blameworthy Violation? 7. Conflict Between Community Views and Criminal Codes

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