The right not to be criminalized : demarcating criminal law's authority /

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Main Author: Baker, Dennis J
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011
Series:Applied legal philosophy
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245 1 4 |a The right not to be criminalized :  |b demarcating criminal law's authority /  |c by Dennis J. Baker 
260 |a Burlington, VT :  |b Ashgate,  |c c2011 
300 |a xi, 297, p. ;  |c 24 cm. 
490 0 |a Applied legal philosophy 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index 
505 0 |a Unprincipled criminalization -- The problem: unprincipled criminalization -- The right not to be criminalized -- The retributive foundations of individualized criminalization -- Principled criminalization -- The structure of this book -- Taking harm seriously as a fairness constraint -- Harm and wrongdoing -- Feinberg's account of objectively wrongful harm -- Wronging non-human animals -- Non-objective and objective conceptions of harm -- Constitutionalizing the harm principle -- Wrongful harm as a normative justification for penal detention -- Distinguishing criminal harm from private law harm: culpability and collective enforcement -- The moral dimensions of constitutional rights -- Harm as a constitutional requirement -- Can courts determine objective accounts of harm? -- Drawing the line -- The limits of remote harm and endangerment criminalization -- Criminal responsibility for the acts of another -- Empirical evidence of remote harmfulness -- Fairly imputing aggregate harm to individuals -- Endangerment as a justification for criminalizing gun possession -- Conclusion -- The harm principle vs. Kantian criteria for ensuring fair criminalization -- Kantian criteria for ensuring fair criminalization -- Kant's second formulation of the categorical imperative -- Dan-Cohen and Ripstein's criticisms of the harm principle -- Harm and wrongdoing to non-humans -- Ripstein's sovereignty principle -- The moral limits of consent as a defense to criminal harm doing -- Objectivity and consent -- Harm and consent: stubborn counterexamples -- Objectivity and the limits of consent in R.V. Konzani -- Objectivity and wanton use of humans -- Other normative considerations -- Criminalizing harmless wrongs -- The hollowness of Feinberg's offense principle -- Feinberg's mediating maxims and critical morality -- The vacuity of moral realism as an explanation of criminalization's normativity -- Conventionally contingent harms -- The normative badness of offense doing -- The wrongness of conventionally contingent bad acts -- Conclusion 
650 0 |a Criminal law  |x Philosophy 
650 0 |a Law and ethics 
650 0 |a Criminal liability  |x Philosophy 
650 0 |a Criminal justice, Administration of  |x Moral and ethical aspects 
852 |b lower 
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