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Deserved Criminal Sentences

Author : Andreas von Hirsch
ISBN : 9781509902675
Genre : Law
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This book provides an accessible and systematic restatement of the desert model for criminal sentencing by one of its leading academic exponents. The desert model emphasises the degree of seriousness of the offender's crime in deciding the severity of his punishment, and has become increasingly influential in recent penal practice and scholarly debate. It explains why sentences should be based principally on crime-seriousness, and addresses, among other topics, how a desert-based penalty scheme can be constructed; how to gauge punishments' seriousness and penalties' severity; what weight should be given to an offender's previous convictions; how non-custodial sentences should be scaled; and what leeway there might be for taking other factors into account, such as an offender's need for treatment. The volume will be of interest to all those working in penal theory and practice, criminal sentencing and the criminal law more generally.

Criminal Law In The Age Of The Administrative State

Author : Vincent Chiao
ISBN : 9780190920838
Genre : Law
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What is the criminal law for? One influential answer is that the criminal law vindicates pre-political rights and condemns wrongdoing. On this account, the criminal law has an intrinsic subject matter-certain types of moral wrongdoing-and it provides a distinctive response to that wrongdoing, namely condemnatory punishment. In Criminal Law in the Age of the Administrative State, Vincent Chiao offers an alternative, public law account. What the criminal law is for, Chiao suggests, is sustaining social cooperation with public institutions. Consequently, we only have reason to support the use of the criminal law insofar as its use is consistent with our reasons for valuing the social order established by those institutions. By starting with the political morality of public institutions rather than the interpersonal morality of private relationships, this account shows how the criminal law is continuous with the modern administrative and welfare state, and why it is answerable to the same political virtues. Chiao sketches a democratic egalitarian account of those virtues, one that is loosely consequentialist, egalitarian but not equalizing, and centered on a form of freedom-effective access to central capabilities-as its currency of evaluation. From this point of view, the role of the criminal law is to help public institutions create a society in which each person can lead a life as a peer among peers. Chiao shows how a democratic egalitarian approach to criminal justice provides a fresh perspective on a range of contemporary problems, from mass incarceration to overcriminalization, due process and the collateral consequences of a criminal conviction.

Criminal Justice And Deserved Sentences

Author : Andrew Ashworth
ISBN : OCLC:24870296
Genre : Criminal justice, Administration of
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Punishment And Ethics

Author : J. Ryberg
ISBN : 9780230290624
Genre : Philosophy
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A collection of original contributions by philosophers working in the ethics of punishment, gathering new perspectives on various challenging topics including punishment and forgiveness, dignity, discrimination, public opinion, torture, rehabilitation, and restitution.

Responsibility And Punishment

Author : J. Angelo Corlett
ISBN : 9789401598514
Genre : Philosophy
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A provocative and lucid defense of retributivism against several long-standing criticisms. The author explores the matter of reparations for past wrongs in the case of crimes committed against Native Americans by the United States Government. Unequaled in its depth and scope of discussion the book delves deeply into particular concerns with retributivism, responsibility, and certain areas of compensation.

Wer Strafe Verdient

Author : Elizabeth George
ISBN : 9783641225322
Genre : Fiction
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Die Bürger des englischen Städtchens Ludlow sind zutiefst entsetzt, als man den örtlichen Diakon eines schweren Verbrechens beschuldigt und ihn verhaftet. Kurz darauf wird er in Polizeigewahrsam tot aufgefunden. Im Auftrag Scotland Yards versucht Sergeant Barbara Havers Licht ins Dunkel um die geheimnisvollen Vorfälle zu bringen. Zunächst weist tatsächlich alles auf den Selbstmord eines Verzweifelten hin – doch Barbara und mit ihr DI Thomas Lynley trauen dieser Version der Ereignisse nicht. Gemeinsam werfen sie einen genaueren Blick hinter die idyllische Fassade Ludlows – und entdecken, dass fast jeder hier etwas zu verbergen hat ...

China S Legal Reforms And Their Political Limits

Author : Ingrid Hooghe
ISBN : 9781136124501
Genre : Social Science
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Presents new insights into recent changes in China's legal framework in areas crucial to the modernisation process. Topics include law reform to accommodate foreign interests and convert China to a market economy, the judicial system and its treatment of human rights issues, the introduction of non-tariff barriers for foreign companies, and the current privatisation process.

Student Solutions Manual For Neal Gustafson Hughes Precalculus

Author : Samaha, Joel
ISBN : 9781285950648
Genre : Social Science
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Maximize your study time with this extensive study guide! Because students learn in different ways, the study guide presents a variety of pedagogical tools to help you do your best, including outlines and summaries of each chapter, definitions of major terms and figures, and self-tests. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Previous Convictions At Sentencing

Author : Julian V Roberts
ISBN : 9781782256069
Genre : Law
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This latest volume in the Penal Theory and Penal Ethics series addresses one of the oldestquestions in the field of criminal sentencing: should an offender's previous convictions affect the sentence? Although there is an extensive literature on the definition and use of criminal history information, the emphasis here is on the theoretical and normative aspects of considering previous convictions at sentencing. Several authors explore the theory underlying the practice of mitigating the punishments for first offenders, while others put forth arguments for enhancing sentences for recidivists.

Past Or Future Crimes

Author : Andrew Von Hirsch
ISBN : 0719017122
Genre : Aggravating circumstances
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