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Principles and Values in Criminal Law and Criminal JusticeEssays in Honour of Andrew Ashworth$
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Lucia Zedner and Julian V. Roberts

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199696796

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696796.001.0001

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Fair Labelling and Social Solidarity

Fair Labelling and Social Solidarity

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(p.67) 5 Fair Labelling and Social Solidarity
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Principles and Values in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice
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Victor Tadros

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696796.003.0005

This chapter focuses on ‘fair labelling’ in criminal law. It builds upon Ashworth's exposition of fair labelling to explore variant forms of unfairness in the labelling of crimes and the holding of perpetrators to account. It examines the principles which should guide the definition of offences and why fair labelling is important: both in fulfilling the condemnatory function of the criminal law and also in securing public solidarity and confidence in law.

Keywords:   criminal law, unfairness, offences, condemnatory function, public solidarity

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