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Defending the Means Principle

Victor Tadros

in The Ends of Harm: The Moral Foundations of Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199554423
eISBN:
9780191731341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554423.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

One central objection to general deterrence as a justification of punishment is that it is wrong to harm offenders as a means to the greater good. This requires us to evaluate the principle that it ... More


Responsibility and Self-Defence

Victor Tadros

in The Ends of Harm: The Moral Foundations of Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199554423
eISBN:
9780191731341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554423.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Earlier chapters began to explore the view that responsibility for an unjust threat renders a person liable to be harmed in self-defence. This view has the revisionist implication that it is wrong to ... More


Punishment and Duty

Victor Tadros

in The Ends of Harm: The Moral Foundations of Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199554423
eISBN:
9780191731341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554423.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter defends the permissibility of punishing offenders for reasons of general deterrence, drawing on earlier discussions of self-defence and the restrictions on harming a person as a means. ... More


Modes of Participation

Kevin Jon Heller

in The Nuremberg Military Tribunals and the Origins of International Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199554317
eISBN:
9780191728624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554317.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins the discussion of the tribunals' jurisprudence concerning the modes of participation in a war crime or a crime against humanity by focusing on Article II(2)(a), (b), and (c) of ... More


Honour, Anger, and Virtue

Jeremy Horder

in Provocation and Responsibility

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256960
eISBN:
9780191681707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256960.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the links between honour, anger, and virtue in three ways. First, it comments on virtues and virtuous behaviour, an understanding central to an appreciation of the argument ... More


Excusing Action in Anger

Jeremy Horder

in Provocation and Responsibility

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256960
eISBN:
9780191681707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256960.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

The excusing element in provocation cases is focused on the fact that defendants have only done what they did in anger, in outrage, or following a loss of self-control. This chapter examines what it ... More


Diminished Capacity

STEPHEN J. MORSE

in Action and Value in Criminal Law

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258063
eISBN:
9780191681783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258063.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Stress, intense emotion, mental disorder and defect, intoxication, trauma, and other causes of abnormal mental states can impair rationality and self-control, abilities which are thought crucial to ... More


A Road Map of the Catalina Interviews

in Language of the Gun: Youth, Crime, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316086
eISBN:
9780226316079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316079.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

It is crucial to explore how the different discourses of guns are associated within different environments (gang membership or youth incarceration, for example) in order to analyze how the contexts ... More


Symbolic Dimensions and Primary Meanings

in Language of the Gun: Youth, Crime, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316086
eISBN:
9780226316079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316079.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the symbolic dimensions of guns among the the Catalina youths—at Catalina Mountain School in Tucson, Arizona. The chapter sets forth nineteen primary meanings associated with ... More


Placing the Clusters in Practice Contexts

in Language of the Gun: Youth, Crime, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316086
eISBN:
9780226316079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316079.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores how different clusters of primary meanings associated with guns and youths' gun carrying coalesce and fragment in different practice contexts. The the Catalina interviews of ... More


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