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  • Policing the Borders Within

    Policing the Borders Within

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198868828

    Policing the Borders Within offers an in-depth, comprehensive exploration of the everyday working of inland border controls in Britain, informed by extensive empirical material viewed through the lens of wide-ranging interdisciplinary debates. In pa…

  • Structure and Function in Criminal Law

    Structure and Function in Criminal Law
    av Paul H. Robinson

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198258865

    Professor Robinson provides a new critique of the often neglected problem of classification within the criminal law. He presents a discussion of the present conceptual framework of the law, and offers explanations of how and why formal structures do…

  • Fundamentals of Sentencing Theory

    Fundamentals of Sentencing Theory

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198262565

    The Oxford Monographs On Criminal Law And Justice series aims to cover all aspects of criminal law and procedure including criminal evidence. the scope of the series is wide, encompassing both practical and theoretical works. Series Editor: Professo…

  • Excusing Crime

    Excusing Crime
    av Jeremy Horder

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199225781

    When should someone who may have intentionally or knowingly committed criminal wrongdoing be excused? Excusing Crime examines what excusing conditions are, and why familiar excuses, such as duress, are thought to fulfil those conditions. The 'classi…

  • Excusing Crime

    Excusing Crime
    av Jeremy Horder

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198264828

    When should someone who may have intentionally or knowingly committed criminal wrongdoing be excused? Excusing Crime examines what excusing conditions are, and why familiar excuses, such as duress, are thought to fulfil those conditions. The 'classi…

  • Harm and Culpability

    Harm and Culpability

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198260578

    The present volume draws together original and significant essays from a number of leading authorities which identify areas of the modern criminal law where there are significant conceptual difficulties. The project developed from a series of semina…

  • Criminal Responsibility

    Criminal Responsibility
    av Victor Tadros

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199261598

    This book considers the proper nature and scope of criminal responsibility in the light of its institutional and political role. Tadros begins by providing a general account of criminal responsibility which is based on the relationship between the a…

  • Criminal Responsibility

    Criminal Responsibility
    av Victor Tadros

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199225828

    This book considers the proper nature and scope of criminal responsibility in the light of its institutional and political role. Tadros begins by providing an account of the foundations, both ethical and political, of criminal responsibility, and mo…

  • Hearsay and Confrontation in Criminal Trials

    Hearsay and Confrontation in Criminal Trials
    av Andrew L.-T. Choo

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198258919

    The law of Criminal Hearsay is one of the most controversial and topical areas of English law today. Following closely on the heels of the publication of the Law Commission's consultation paper on Criminal Hearsay, this timely book takes a critical…

  • Rethinking Imprisonment

    Rethinking Imprisonment
    av Richard L. Lippke

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199209125

    Drawing on philosophical arguments, criminological evidence, and the legal literature on prisoners' rights, Rethinking Imprisonment defends a normative theory of imprisonment. Such a theory provides an account of the justified conditions of prison c…

  • Contrasting Prisoners' Rights

    Contrasting Prisoners' Rights
    av Liora Lazarus

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199259830

    This volume aims to provoke reflection on the English conception and treatment of prisoners' rights, through juxtaposition with the conception of prisoners' rights in Germany. First, the German and English understandings of prisoners' legal status a…

  • Punishment and Freedom

    Punishment and Freedom
    av Alan Brudner

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199207251

    This book sets out a new understanding of the penal law of a liberal legal order. The prevalent view today is that the penal law is best understood from the standpoint of a moral theory concerning when it is fair to blame and censure an individual c…

  • Corporations and Criminal Responsibility

    Corporations and Criminal Responsibility
    av Celia Wells

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199246199

    Concern about technological hazards posed by business enterprises has intensified interest in the criminality of corporations. Taking a panoptic approach, this book argues that there is no easy legal answer to the question of corporate power and per…

  • Corporations and Criminal Responsibility

    Corporations and Criminal Responsibility
    av Celia Wells

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198267935

    Contemporary concern about technological hazards posed by business enterprises has intensified interest in the criminality of corporations. Incorporating ideas from a wide range of literature, the book argues that there is no magic answer to corpora…

  • Criminal Law Theory

    Criminal Law Theory

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199243495

    Written by leading philosophers and lawyers from the United States and the United Kingdom, this collection of original essays offers new insights into the doctrines that make up the general part of the criminal law. It sheds theoretical light on the…

  • Criminal Justice and Taxation

    Criminal Justice and Taxation
    av Peter Alldridge

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198755838

    The fallout from the financial crisis of 2007-8, HSBC Suisse in 2015, and the Panama Papers in 2016 has generated calls for far more vigorous and punitive responses to tax evasion and greater international co-operation against mechanisms for giving…

  • In Search of Criminal Responsibility

    In Search of Criminal Responsibility
    av Nicola Lacey

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199248216

    What makes someone responsible for a crime and therefore liable to punishment under the criminal law? Modern lawyers will quickly and easily point to the criminal law's requirement of concurrent actus reus and mens rea, doctrines of the criminal law…

  • In Search of Criminal Responsibility

    In Search of Criminal Responsibility
    av Nicola Lacey

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199248209

    What makes someone responsible for a crime and therefore liable to punishment under the criminal law? Modern lawyers will quickly and easily point to the criminal law's requirement of concurrent actus reus and mens rea, doctrines of the criminal law…

  • Lying, Cheating, and Stealing

    Lying, Cheating, and Stealing
    av Stuart P. Green

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199225804

    The picture of crime that dominates the popular imagination is one of unambiguous wrong-doing - manifestly harmful acts that are clearly worthy of condemnation. The accompanying picture of the criminal - the thief, the murderer - is a picture of soc…

  • Lying, Cheating, and Stealing

    Lying, Cheating, and Stealing
    av Stuart P. Green

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199268580

    Where should the line between serious criminal fraud and lawful 'puffing' be drawn? What constitutes tax evasion beyond mere 'tax avoidance'? What separates obstruction of justice from 'zealous advocacy', or insider trading from 'savvy investing'? C…

  • Rape and the Legal Process

    Rape and the Legal Process
    av Jennifer Temkin

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198763550

    Public disquiet has been intermittently but vehemently expressed about the crime of rape and the way it is handled by the criminal justice system. But in the 21st century the legal process still fails to provide an adequate response to sexual violat…

  • Public Prosecutors and Discretion

    Public Prosecutors and Discretion
    av Julia Fionda

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198259152

    The role of the public prosecutor in sentencing has become the subject of intense debate in recent years. Experts recognize that their influence on sentencing practice is profound, and that the implications of their influence is far reaching. In thi…

  • Character in the Criminal Trial

    Character in the Criminal Trial
    av Mike Redmayne

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199228898

    If a defendant is on trial for a crime such as burglary, to what extent should the fact that he has a previous conviction for burglary feature in his trial? Should the prosecution be allowed to tell the jury about the previous conviction as evidence…

  • Abuse of Process and Judicial Stays of Criminal Proceedings

    Abuse of Process and Judicial Stays of Criminal Proceedings
    av Andrew L.-T. Choo

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199280834

    The criminal courts have a power to stop a prosecution from proceeding altogether where it would be inappropriate for it to continue. This power to stay proceedings which constitute an abuse of the process of the court has assumed great practical si…

  • Silence, Confessions and Improperly Obtained Evidence

    Silence, Confessions and Improperly Obtained Evidence
    av Peter Mirfield

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198262695

    This important new book examines in some detail the law relating to confessions, unlawful evidence, and the 'right to silence' in the police station. The author also looks at the principles which lie behind this branch of the law. As well as his clo…

  • Rethinking English Homicide Law

    Rethinking English Homicide Law

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198299042

    The law of homicide is probably the most high-profile area of the criminal law, and yet in recent years it has been relatively neglected by law reform agencies. Rethinking English Homicide Law brings together six top English criminal lawyers to disc…

  • Rethinking English Homicide Law

    Rethinking English Homicide Law

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198299158

    The law of homicide is probably the most high-profile area of the criminal law, and yet in recent years it has been relatively neglected by law reform agencies. Rethinking English Homicide Law brings together six top English criminal lawyers to disc…

  • Criminalizing Sex

    Criminalizing Sex
    av Stuart P. Green

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197507483

    Starting in the latter part of the 20th century, the law of sexual offenses, especially in the West, began to reflect a striking divergence. On the one hand, the law became significantly more punitive in its approach to sexual conduct that is noncon…

  • Preventive Justice

    Preventive Justice
    av Andrew Ashworth

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198712534

    This book arises from a three-year study of Preventive Justice directed by Professor Andrew Ashworth and Professor Lucia Zedner at the University of Oxford. The study seeks to develop an account of the principles and values that should guide and lim…

  • Preventive Justice

    Preventive Justice
    av Andrew Ashworth

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198712527

    This book arises from a three-year study of Preventive Justice directed by Professor Andrew Ashworth and Professor Lucia Zedner at the University of Oxford. The study seeks to develop an account of the principles and values that should guide and lim…

  • Homicide and the Politics of Law Reform

    Homicide and the Politics of Law Reform
    av Jeremy Horder

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199561919

    What makes murder, murder? How should we understand the difference between intentional and reckless killing? Should offenders be punished differently according to the perceived severity of their crime and when should they be excused? These questions…

  • Standing Accused

    Standing Accused
    av Mike McConville

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198258681

    Criminal cases are commonly seen as a fight between adversaries of equal strength: the intrusive power of the State versus skilled defence lawyers advocating their clients' cause. The reality, according to this major new study, is rather different.…

  • Jurisdiction and the Ambit of the Criminal Law

    Jurisdiction and the Ambit of the Criminal Law
    av Michael Hirst

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199245390

    In the modern world, it is increasingly difficult for criminal law to be applied on a narrow territorial basis. This is especially apparent in the context of international fraud, drug smuggling, internet crime, and international terrorism. Against t…

  • Reasons to Doubt

    Reasons to Doubt
    av Carolyn Hoyle

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198794578

    This book reveals what happens to applications for post-conviction review when those in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland who believe they are wrongfully convicted apply to the Criminal Cases Review Commission, the only body that can refer a case…

  • The Ethics of Plea Bargaining

    The Ethics of Plea Bargaining
    av Richard L. Lippke

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199641468

    The practice of plea bargaining plays a hugely significant role in the adjudication of criminal charges and has provoked intense debate about its legitimacy. This book offers the first full-length philosophical analysis of the ethics of plea bargain…

  • Killing in Self-Defence

    Killing in Self-Defence
    av Fiona Leverick

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199283460

    This book is a comprehensive analysis of the criminal defence of self-defence from a philosophical, legal and human rights perspective. The primary focus is on self-defence as a defence to homicide, as this is the most difficult type of self-defensi…

  • Provocation and Responsibility

    Provocation and Responsibility
    av Jeremy Horder

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198256960

    Provocation and Responsibility breaks new ground by drawing on historical and philosophical sources not normally linked in analysis of the criminal law, to provide the first detailed study of the effect of provocation on culpability in morality and…

  • Lawyers, Legislators and Theorists

    Lawyers, Legislators and Theorists
    av K. J. M. Smith

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198257233

    This book descibes in detail the development of substantive criminal law during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The author examines the forces which shaped criminal jurisprudence throughout the course of this period, paying particular…

  • Delayed Prosecution for Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Delayed Prosecution for Childhood Sexual Abuse
    av Penney Lewis

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199282289

    Recent years have seen a growing number of criminal prosecutions for sexual offences against children which are alleged to have occurred many years before the time of prosecution. This is a relatively new phenomenon within the criminal justice syste…

  • Understanding Miscarriages of Justice

    Understanding Miscarriages of Justice
    av Richard Nobles

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198298939

    Understanding Miscarriages of Justice explores a paradox. In a society in which justice is uncertain and contested, how can we talk meaningfully about miscarriage of justice? The book examines the structural conditions that inevitably produce high-p…

  • Censure and Sanctions

    Censure and Sanctions
    av Andrew von Hirsch

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198262411

    A number of jurisdictions, including England and Wales after their adoption of the 1991 Criminal Justice Act, require that sentences be `proportionate' to the severity of the crime. This book, written by the leading architect of `just deserts' sente…

  • The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

    The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199228294

    This book examines questions of medical accountability and ethics. It analyses how the criminal justice system regulates health care practice, and to what extent it can and should be used as a tool to resolve ethical conflict in health care. For mos…

  • Mental Condition Defences in the Criminal Law

    Mental Condition Defences in the Criminal Law
    av R. D. Mackay

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198259954

    Mental condition defences have been used in several high-profile and controversial criminal trials in recent years. indeed, mental abnormality is increasingly an important yet complex source of defence within the criminal trial process. The author o…

  • Fitness to Plead

    Fitness to Plead

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198788478

    The law relating to fitness to plead is an increasingly important area of the criminal law. While criminalization may be justified whenever an offender commits a sufficiently serious moral wrong requiring that he or she be called to account, the doc…

  • Criminal Attempts

    Criminal Attempts
    av R. A. Duff

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198262688

    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 criminal law theory and in the philosophy of action. By…

  • The Preventive Turn in Criminal Law

    The Preventive Turn in Criminal Law
    av Henrique Carvalho

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198737858

    This book presents a theoretical examination of the rise and expansion of preventive criminal offences that has gained momentum in Anglo-American criminal justice since the late-twentieth century. It shows how recent transformations in criminal law…

  • Expert Evidence and Criminal Justice

    Expert Evidence and Criminal Justice
    av Mike Redmayne

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198267805

    As an increasing range of expert evidence becomes available to it, the criminal justice system must answer a series of challenging questions: should experts be permitted to give evidence on the credibility of witnesses? How should statistical eviden…

  • Prosecuting Domestic Violence

    Prosecuting Domestic Violence
    av Michelle Madden Dempsey

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199562169

    What should public prosecutors do when victims withdraw support for domestic violence prosecutions? The answer to this question that motivates the investigation undertaken in this book defends the claim that (other things being equal) domestic viole…

  • Appraising Strict Liability

    Appraising Strict Liability

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199278510

    Strict liability is a controversial phenomenon in the criminal law because of its potential to convict blameless persons. Offences are said to impose strict liability when, in relation to one or more elements of the actus reus, there is no need for…

  • Judge Without Jury

    Judge Without Jury
    av John Jackson

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198258896

    Cases connected with the troubles in Northern Ireland have been tried by a judge sitting without a jury in `Diplock Courts'. Given the symbolic importance of the jury within the common law tradition, this study offers the first systematic comparison…

  • The Adversarial Process and the Vulnerable Witness

    The Adversarial Process and the Vulnerable Witness
    av Louise Ellison

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198299097

    Until quite recently it was commonplace to describe the witness as the 'forgotten man' in the criminal justice system. The last few years have seen a dramatic shift in thinking with an increasing recognition of the legitimate expectations and rights…

  • A Philosophy of Evidence Law

    A Philosophy of Evidence Law
    av H. L. Ho

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199228300

    The dominant approach to evaluating the law on evidence and proof focuses on how the trial system should be structured to guard against error. This book argues instead that complex and intertwining moral and epistemic considerations come into view w…

  • Criminal Misconduct in Office

    Criminal Misconduct in Office
    av Jeremy Horder

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198823704

    Should the criminal law be used to deter and punish corruption in politics: from employing family members at public expense to improper spending on elections, lobbying, and cronyism? How did so many MPs avoid facing charges after the 2009 government…

  • The Insecurity State

    The Insecurity State
    av Peter Ramsay

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199581061

    The Insecurity State is a book about the recent emergence of a 'right to security' in the UK's criminal law. The Insecurity State sets out from a detailed analysis of the law of the Anti-Social Behaviour Order and of the Coalition government's propo…

  • Punishment, Responsibility, and Justice

    Punishment, Responsibility, and Justice
    av Alan Norrie

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198259565

    Punishment, Responsibility and Justice builds on Alan Norrie's previous work in the philosophy of punishment and criminal law to develop a challenging and ground-breaking critique of Kantian justice thinking. It casts a bold new light on recent deba…

  • Defining Crimes

    Defining Crimes

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199269228

    This collection of original essays, by some of the best known contemporary criminal law theorists, tackles a range of issues about the criminal law's 'special part' - the part of the criminal law that defines specific offences. One of its aims is to…

  • Manifest Madness

    Manifest Madness
    av Arlie Loughnan

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199698592

    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 International licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. Whether it is a questi…