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The Constitution of the Criminal Law

The Constitution of the Criminal Law

R.A. Duff, Lindsay Farmer, S.E. Marshall, Massimo Renzo, and Victor Tadros (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673872
eISBN:
9780191752032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673872.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This third book in the Criminalization series examines the constitutionalization of criminal law. It considers how the criminal law is constituted through the political processes of the state; how ... More

Crime and PunishmentA Concise Moral Critique

Crime and Punishment: A Concise Moral Critique

Hyman Gross

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644711
eISBN:
9780191738944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644711.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

It is generally assumed that we are justified in punishing criminals because they have committed a morally wrongful act. Determining when criminal liability should be imposed calls for a moral ... More

Criminal Attempts

Criminal Attempts

R. A. Duff

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262688
eISBN:
9780191682384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262688.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This book reflects the belief that a careful study of the Law of Attempts should be both interesting in itself, as well as being a productive route into a number of larger and deeper issues in ... More

Criminal Law in the Age of the Administrative State

Criminal Law in the Age of the Administrative State

Vincent Chiao

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190273941
eISBN:
9780190273965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190273941.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

What is the criminal law for? At its most elemental, criminal law secures the possibility of a shared life under stable and just public institutions. In the age of the administrative state, criminal ... More

CriminalizationThe Political Morality of the Criminal Law

Criminalization: The Political Morality of the Criminal Law

R A Duff, Lindsay Farmer, S E Marshall, Massimo Renzo, and Victor Tadros (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198726357
eISBN:
9780191793677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726357.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

The fourth book in the series examines the political morality of the criminal law, exploring general principles and theories of criminalization. Chapters provide accounts of the criminal law in the ... More

Criminally Ignorant

Criminally Ignorant

Alexander Sarch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190056575
eISBN:
9780190056605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056575.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Criminally Ignorant: Why the Law Pretends We Know What We Don’t is about the legal fiction that we know what we don’t. If you bury your head in the sand rather than learn you’re committing a crime, ... More

The Culture of ControlCrime and Social Order in Contemporary Society

The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society

David Garland

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199258024
eISBN:
9780191698491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book charts the changes in crime control and criminal justice that have occurred in Britain and America. It then explains these transformations by showing how the social organization of late ... More

The Ends of HarmThe Moral Foundations of Criminal Law

The Ends of Harm: The Moral Foundations of Criminal Law

Victor Tadros

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199554423
eISBN:
9780191731341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554423.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Victor Tadros sets out to defend the ‘duty view’ of punishment. On this view, the permission to punish offenders is grounded in the duties that they incur in virtue of their wrongdoing. The most ... More

The Ethics of Capital PunishmentA Philosophical Investigation of Evil and its Consequences

The Ethics of Capital Punishment: A Philosophical Investigation of Evil and its Consequences

Matthew H. Kramer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199642182
eISBN:
9780191732188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642182.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Though much of this book is devoted to impugning all the standard rationales for capital punishment, the chief purpose of the volume is to advance an alternative justification for such punishment in ... More

Hate Crime and Restorative JusticeExploring Causes, Repairing Harms

Hate Crime and Restorative Justice: Exploring Causes, Repairing Harms

Mark Austin Walters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199684496
eISBN:
9780191783005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684496.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This monograph presents new findings from an innovative empirical study into the use of restorative justice for hate crime. The book provides original data on the contextual variables that are ... More

Ignorance of LawA Philosophical Inquiry

Ignorance of Law: A Philosophical Inquiry

Douglas Husak

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190604684
eISBN:
9780190604714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604684.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book argues for the thesis that ignorance of law should usually be a complete excuse from criminal liability. This conclusion is defended by invoking two presumptions: first, the content of the ... More

Imposing RiskA Normative Framework

Imposing Risk: A Normative Framework

John Oberdiek

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199594054
eISBN:
9780191813351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594054.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Human life has always been shadowed by risks like disease and natural disaster, but modern life is distinctively risky. The risks we now face are morally cognizable. For they are, in the main, ... More

In Search of Criminal ResponsibilityIdeas, Interests, and Institutions

In Search of Criminal Responsibility: Ideas, Interests, and Institutions

Nicola Lacey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199248209
eISBN:
9780191823282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248209.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Building on Lacey’s previous analysis in Women, Crime and Character (2008), this book brings together philosophical, historical, and socio-legal methods in legal scholarship. Distinguishing between ... More

Intuitions of Justice and the Utility of Desert

Intuitions of Justice and the Utility of Desert

Paul H. Robinson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199917723
eISBN:
9780199332854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917723.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Research suggests that people of all demographics have nuanced and sophisticated notions of justice. This book demonstrates that judicial decisions that deviate from public conceptions of justice and ... More

Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical TruthsThe Philosophy of Michael S. Moore

Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael S. Moore

Kimberly Kessler Ferzan and Stephen J. Morse (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198703242
eISBN:
9780191773068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703242.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Michael Moore is one of the world’s leading legal theorists. Working in law, morality, metaphysics, psychiatry, and neuroscience, Moore has made significant and lasting contributions in these ... More

Legitimacy and Criminal JusticeAn International Exploration

Legitimacy and Criminal Justice: An International Exploration

Justice Tankebe and Alison Liebling (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198701996
eISBN:
9780191772887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701996.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This book arises out of an international interdisciplinary conference held at the University of Cambridge in May 2012. Theoretically, the conference brought together internationally-renowned scholars ... More

Making the Modern Criminal LawCriminalization and Civil Order

Making the Modern Criminal Law: Criminalization and Civil Order

Lindsay Farmer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199568642
eISBN:
9780191801945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568642.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This is a book about what and who should be treated as criminal under the law and the ways that this can be justified. The approach engages with, but is quite different to, much contemporary work ... More

Offences and DefencesSelected Essays in the Philosophy of Criminal Law

Offences and Defences: Selected Essays in the Philosophy of Criminal Law

John Gardner

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199239351
eISBN:
9780191716959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239351.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book collects together a selection of John Gardner's best-known and most provocative writings on the theory of criminal law. Gardner tackles persistent and troublesome questions about the ... More

Philosophical Foundations of Criminal Law

Philosophical Foundations of Criminal Law

R.A. Duff and Stuart Green (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559152
eISBN:
9780191725265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559152.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The challenges facing criminal law are many. There are crises of over-criminalization and over-imprisonment; penal policy has become so politicized that it is difficult to find any clear consensus on ... More

A Philosophy of Evidence LawJustice in the Search for Truth

A Philosophy of Evidence Law: Justice in the Search for Truth

H. L. Ho

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228300
eISBN:
9780191711336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228300.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The dominant approach to evaluating the law of evidence takes the standpoint of a detached observer and focuses on how the trial system should be structured to guard against the production of wrong ... More

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