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Definition in the Criminal Law
Language: en
Pages: 219
Authors: Andrew Halpin
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-10 - Publisher: Hart Publishing

This book undertakes an investigation of the role and scope of definition within the criminal law set within a wider examination of the nature of legal materials and the diversity of perspectives on law. It offers an account of how the rules and principles found within legal materials provide practical
Harm and Culpability
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Smith Simester
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This volume draws together essays, from a number of leading authorities, which identify areas of the modern criminal law where there are significant conceptual difficulties. The subjects covered include justification, excuses, coercion complicity, drug-dealing and criminal harm.
Punishment, Communication, and Community
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Antony Duff
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Studies in Crime and Public Policy

This text examines the main trends in penal theorising over the past three decades. It asks what can justify criminal punishment and then explores the legitemacy of actual practices by examining what would count as adequate justification for them.
Sentencing Guidelines
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Andrew Ashworth, Julian V. Roberts
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-18 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

The politics of criminal sentencing has recently crystallised around the issue of whether and how a system of structured sentencing should inform judicial approaches to punishing criminals. Increasingly, structured sentencing guidelines are being introduce to frame judicial discretion. This volume is the first to examine the experience in England and
Estimates of Cost of Crime
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Jacek Czabanski
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-20 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The mental suffering and agony, the ruined lives, the broken homes and hearts, the desolation and yearning and despair – who can measure the cost of crime? Eugene Smith, 1901 The anxiety people feel towards another people – the fear of crime – lies at the foundations of human society.