The philosophy of criminal law : selected essays /

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Main Author: Husak, Douglas N., 1948-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Table of Contents:
  • Does criminal liability require an act?
  • Motive and criminal liability
  • The costs to criminal theory of supposing that intentions are irrelevant to permissibility
  • Transferred intent
  • The nature and justifiability of nonconsummate offenses
  • Strict liability, justice, and proportionality
  • The sequential principle of relative culpability
  • Willful ignorance, knowledge, and the 'equal culpability' thesis : a study of the deeper significance of the principle of legality
  • Rapes without rapists : consent and reasonable mistake
  • Mistake of law and culpability
  • On the supposed priority of justification to excuse
  • Partial defenses
  • The 'but everybody does that!' defense
  • The de minimis 'defense' to criminal liability
  • Why punish the deserving?
  • Malum prohibitum and retributivism
  • 'Already punished enough'