Justice through apologies : remorse, reform, and punishment /

"In this follow up to I Was Wrong: The Meanings of Apologies, Nick Smith expands his ambitious theories of categorical apologies to civil and criminal law. After rejecting court-ordered apologies as unjustifiable humiliation, this book explains that penitentiaries were originally designed to br...

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Main Author: Smith, Nick, 1972 January 14-
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction. 1. The categorical apology revisited
  • Part one. The penitent and the penitentiary : apologies in criminal law
  • 2. Against court-ordered apologies
  • 3. Apology reductions in criminal law
  • Part two. Apologies in civil law
  • 4. The institutional framework : economic outcomes and non-economic values
  • 5. A practical framework for evaluating apologies in civil contexts
  • Concluding call for collaboration