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Notions of Subjective Criminal Fault

K. J. M. Smith

in Lawyers, Legislators and Theorists

Published in print October 1998 | ISBN: 9780198257233
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191681738 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257233.003.0004

Series: Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice

Notions of Subjective Criminal Fault

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The first part of this chapter has three prime functions: to identify the nature and circumstances of the theorists and proto-legislators of the period; to indicate their broad approach to reconceptualizing the criminal law; and to review their treatment of notions of subjective fault. The second part discusses judicial conceptions of subjective fault.

Keywords: criminal law; subjective fault; criminal responsibility

Chapter.  26606 words. 

Subjects: Criminal Law

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