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Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law

Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law

Markus D Dubber (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199673612
eISBN:
9780191751745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673612.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

This book presents chapters which critically engage with formative texts in criminal legal thought since Hobbes. It aims to contribute to the emergence of a transnational canon of criminal law by ... More

The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial

The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial

John H. Langbein

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287239
eISBN:
9780191718137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287239.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

The adversary system of trial, now the defining feature of Anglo-American criminal procedure, developed late in English legal history. For centuries, defendants were forbidden to have trial counsel. ... More

Women, Crime, and CharacterFrom Moll Flanders to Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Women, Crime, and Character: From Moll Flanders to Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Nicola Lacey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199544363
eISBN:
9780191720185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544363.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

In this book, the disappearance of Moll Flanders, and her supercession in the annals of literary female offenders in the realist tradition by heroines like Tess of the d'Urbervilles, serves as a ... More

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