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Lawyers, Legislators and Theorists

K. J. M. Smith

Published in print October 1998 | ISBN: 9780198257233
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191681738 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257233.001.0001

Series: Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice

Lawyers, Legislators and Theorists

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This book describes 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 attention to the activities of legislators and reformers, to parallel developments in the study of punishment and human psychology, to general social and political changes, and to the growth of an organized police force and its reliance upon formal rules of procedure and evidence.

Keywords: criminal law; nineteenth century; jurisprudence; legislators; reformers

Book.  424 pages. 

Subjects: Criminal Law

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Legal Theory and Legal Culture in Lawyers, Legislators and Theorists

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Developments in Criminal Theory in Lawyers, Legislators and Theorists

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Notions of Subjective Criminal Fault in Lawyers, Legislators and Theorists

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Objective and Constructive Criminal Fault in Lawyers, Legislators and Theorists

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Criminal Fault in Lawyers, Legislators and Theorists

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