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Criminal Law Conversations

Edited by Paul H. Robinson, Stephen Garvey and Kimberly Kessler Ferzan

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780199861279
Published online April 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780190260071 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861279.001.0001
Criminal Law Conversations

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This book provides an overview of contemporary criminal law debates in the United States. The chapters were assembled using an innovative and interactive method of nominations and commentary. The book showcases the most captivating of these essays, and provides insight into the most fundamental and provocative questions of modern criminal law. Topics range from decision rules and conduct rules to preventive detention, the economics of crime control, self-defense, insanity defense, deterrence, objective versus subjective justification, race-based jury nullification, provocation, criminal responsibility, and death penalty.

Keywords: criminal law debates; United States; decision rules; conduct rules; preventive detention; crime control; self-defense; insanity defense; deterrence; provocation

Book.  762 pages. 

Subjects: Criminal Law

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