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Appraising Strict Liability

Appraising Strict Liability

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Presents a collection of essays offering consideration of the problem of strict liability in the criminal law: that is, the problem of criminal offences that allow a defendant to be convicted without proof of fault. Because of its potential to convict blameless persons, strict liability is a highly controversial phenomenon in the criminal law.
1. Six Senses of Strict Liability: A Plea for Formalism; 2. Is Strict Liability Always Wrong?; 3. Wrongs and Faults; 4. Strict Liability, Justice and Proportionality; 5. Whose Values should Determine when Liability is Strict?; 6. Strict Liability, Legal Presumptions and the Presumption of Innocence; 7. Strict Liability and the Presumption of Innocence; 8. Strict Liability for Criminal Offences in England and Wales Following Incorporation into English Law of the European Convention on Human Rights; 9. Imposing Constitutional Limits on Strict Liability: Lessons from the American Experience; 10. Approaches to Strict and Constructive Liability in Continental Criminal Law
This book is a collection of original essays offering the first full-length consideration of the problem of strict liability in the criminal law: that is, the problem of criminal offences that allow a defendant to be convicted without proof of fault. Because of its potential to convict blameless persons, strict liability is a highly controversial phenomenon in the criminal law. Including Anglo-American and European perspectives, the contributions provide a sustained
and wide-ranging examination of the fundamental issues. The breadth and depth of the chapters combine to present readers with a sophisticated analysis of the place and legitimacy of strict liability in the criminal law.

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Autor: A. P. Simester
ISBN-13: 9780199278510
ISBN: 0199278512
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 298
Gewicht: 603 g
Format: 234x156x18 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Editiert von: A. P. Simester
Andrew Simester is Professor of Legal Philosophy at the University of Nottingham and Senior Fellow of the Centre for Penal Theory and Penal Ethics, University of Cambridge. His main interests lie in the fields of jurisprudence, criminal law, and private law theory, and he has published in these areas in every major common law jurisdiction. He is the author of two leading criminal law textbooks, in the United Kingdom and New Zealand, and has edited a number ofcollections of essays.

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Autor: A. P. Simester
ISBN-13:: 9780199278510
ISBN: 0199278512
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.05.2005
Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
Gewicht: 603g
Seiten: 298
Sprache: Englisch
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Sonstiges: Buch, 234x156x18 mm