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Foundations of State Punishment in Modern Liberal Democracies: Toward a Genealogy of American Criminal Law

Markus D Dubber

in Philosophical Foundations of Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559152
eISBN:
9780191725265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559152.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on how we should conceive of the inquiry into the foundations of criminal law, whether legal, philosophical, historical, genealogical, or political. It argues that we cannot hope ... More


An Introduction to the Model Penal Code

Markus D. Dubber

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190243043
eISBN:
9780190243081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243043.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This second edition of this text retains the book’s original aim, approach, and structure as a companion to the Model Penal Code. Reflecting the Code’s attempt to present an accessible, ... More


Limited Liberty, Durable Patriarchy

Mark E. Kann

in Police and the Liberal State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759328
eISBN:
9780804779777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759328.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents an account of the failure of American criminal law to rethink the patriarchal foundations of English criminal law in light of the liberal principles of the Revolution. Despite ... More


Current Law’s Deference to Lay Judgments of Justice

Paul H. Robinson

in Intuitions of Justice and the Utility of Desert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199917723
eISBN:
9780199332854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917723.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses how current American criminal law often quietly defers to lay judgments of justice. It first considers three sorts of rules common in modern criminal codes that reflect a ... More


The Origins of Different Penological Identities

Michele Pifferi

in Reinventing Punishment: A Comparative History of Criminology and Penology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198743217
eISBN:
9780191803079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743217.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter examines the causes of the formation of two different penological identities in Europe and the United States and their characteristics, focusing on the distinction between US pragmatism ... More


Introduction: The Crisis of the Modern Penal State

Markus D. Dubber

in The Dual Penal State: The Crisis of Criminal Law in Comparative-Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198744290
eISBN:
9780191805752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744290.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Dual Penal State is about the collective failure to address the fundamental challenge of legitimating the threat and use of penal violence in modern liberal states. The introduction introduces key ... More


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