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Causation and Responsibility: An Essay in Law, Morals, and Metaphysics

Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199256860
eISBN:
9780191719653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256860.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book is about the role causation plays in the attribution of both moral responsibility and legal liability (in the law of crimes, torts, and to a lesser extent, contracts). The book strips away ... More


Command Responsibility as a Sui Generis Form of Liability for Omission

Guenael Mettraux

in The Law of Command Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559329
eISBN:
9780191705304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559329.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter outlines the discussion surrounding the debate over the nature of the doctrine of superior responsibility as a form of criminal liability. It argues that command or superior ... More


The Superfluity of Accomplice Liability

Michael S. Moore

in Causation and Responsibility: An Essay in Law, Morals, and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199256860
eISBN:
9780191719653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256860.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter raises the question of what should become of the criminal law doctrines of accomplice liability once the supposition on which those doctrines are based — that of intervening causation — ... More


Shared and Collective Responsibility

J. R. LUCAS

in Responsibility

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198235781
eISBN:
9780191679117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235781.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The shareability of reasons makes it possible to share responsibility, and this chapter considers the ways we can be responsible for actions taken by another, either on our instructions or on our ... More


Complicity and Causality

John Gardner

in Offences and Defences: Selected Essays in the Philosophy of Criminal Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199239351
eISBN:
9780191716959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239351.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter continues the argument according to which the definitions of crimes may defencibly differ according to the different causal contributions made by offenders. It concentrates on the ... More


Langston Hughes and American Lynching Culture

W. Jason Miller

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035338
eISBN:
9780813038704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035338.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Langston Hughes never knew of an America where lynching was absent from the cultural landscape. This book investigates the nearly three dozen poems written by Hughes on the subject of lynching to ... More


The Law of Criminal Evidence

John H. Langbein

in The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287239
eISBN:
9780191718137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287239.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

In addition to admitting defense counsel, English judges undertook a further effort to safeguard against the mounting dangers of 18th-century prosecutorial practice, by creating the law of criminal ... More


Complicity in Genocide and the Duality of Responsibility

Nina HB Jørgensen

in The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199573417
eISBN:
9780191728822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573417.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In 2007, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) upheld the notion that the Genocide Convention provides for state as well as individual responsibility for genocide, referring to the ‘duality of ... More


Murderers and their Motives

Murray Colin and Sanders Peter

in Medicine Murder in Colonial Lesotho: The Anatomy of a Moral Crisis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622849
eISBN:
9780748652952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622849.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Who instigated medicine murders? What did they want to achieve, and why? Who were drawn in as accomplices? Were they driven by loyalty or fear? In considering these questions, this chapter looks at ... More


Plots, Murders, Mutilations and Medicine

Murray Colin and Sanders Peter

in Medicine Murder in Colonial Lesotho: The Anatomy of a Moral Crisis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622849
eISBN:
9780748652952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622849.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter describes the process of instigating a murder; choosing a victim; beer-drinks and ambushes; mutilating and killing; disposing of the body; and the making the medicine, all in relation to ... More


The Judicial Process

Murray Colin and Sanders Peter

in Medicine Murder in Colonial Lesotho: The Anatomy of a Moral Crisis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622849
eISBN:
9780748652952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622849.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

The judicial process began with the preparatory examination, which was usually held in the small courtroom attached to the District Commissioner's office in the headquarters of the district in which ... More


The Planning of Crime

in Criminals and Victims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyzes criminal planning behavior, focusing on the factors that shape the choices made by criminals in planning a crime. Using convenience store robberies as the setting for empirical ... More


The Homicide Rule and the Case Against Agoratos

Edwin Carawan

in The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672769
eISBN:
9780191758348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672769.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 6 takes up the case of Agoratos whose information had led to the deaths of prominent democrats opposed to the oligarchy. Lysias’ speech (13) for one of the prosecutors anticipates the claim ... More


The Special Accountings and Lysias Against Eratosthenes

Edwin Carawan

in The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672769
eISBN:
9780191758348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672769.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Lysias 12 attacks the oligarch Eratosthenes at ‘accounting’ for his official duties (euthyna). This chapter argues that the speech was not intended for trial in 403/2 (as usually supposed) but for an ... More


Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael S. Moore

Kimberly Kessler Ferzan and Stephen J. Morse (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198703242
eISBN:
9780191773068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703242.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Michael Moore is one of the world’s leading legal theorists. Working in law, morality, metaphysics, psychiatry, and neuroscience, Moore has made significant and lasting contributions in these ... More


Responses and Appreciations

Michael S. Moore

in Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198703242
eISBN:
9780191773068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703242.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter responds to each of the twenty-one articles making up the body of the volume. In the order in which the book proceeds, the topics covered are: general themes of the body of Moore’s work, ... More


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