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Aggressive Interrogation and Retributive Justice: A Proposed Psychological Model

Avani Mehta Sood and Kevin M. Carlsmith

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The use of aggressive interrogation techniques on terrorism suspects is typically justified on utilitarian grounds. This chapter presents evidence that those who support such techniques are actually ... More


Punishment and Injustice

Hyman Gross

in Crime and Punishment: A Concise Moral Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644711
eISBN:
9780191738944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644711.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is devoted to the basic principles of injustice that must be guarded against in the criminal process. In opposition to the moralistic approach, it argues that a claim that punishment is ... More


Multiple Offenders and the Question of Desert

Youngjae Lee

in Sentencing for Multiple Crimes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190607609
eISBN:
9780190607630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607609.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter advances the proposition that while multiple offenders are more culpable than single-crime offenders and should thus be treated differently, multiple offenders should not be punished to ... More


Punishment, Retribution, and Shame

Frederic G. Reamer

in On the Parole Board: Reflections on Crime, Punishment, Redemption, and Justice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177337
eISBN:
9780231543323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177337.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Focuses on the role of punishment and retribution in parole board decisions, prison sentencing guidelines, and philosophical perspectives on just deserts and retribution. It includes extensive case ... More


Against Moral Responsibility

Bruce N. Waller

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016599
eISBN:
9780262298940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016599.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book launches a spirited attack on a system that is profoundly entrenched in our society and its institutions, deeply rooted in our emotions, and vigorously defended by philosophers from ancient ... More


Creative Authorship without Ultimate Responsibility

Bruce N. Waller

in Against Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016599
eISBN:
9780262298940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016599.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the repercussions of giving up the belief in moral responsibility and how this can negatively affect human life. Giving up the belief in moral responsibility entails also ... More


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