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Criminalization as Regulation: The Role of Criminal Law

Nicola Lacey

in Regulating Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264070
eISBN:
9780191698903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264070.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on the norms and doctrines of criminal law in order to ask three questions which echo those raised in Hugh Collins's Regulating Contracts. The argument begins by sketching out ... More


A Criminal Code: Must We Wait for Ever? *

Tom Bingham

in The Business of Judging: Selected Essays and Speeches

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299127
eISBN:
9780191685620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299127.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Philosophy of Law

This chapter calls for the enactment of a comprehensive, modern, and intelligible code of criminal law. Most countries in the world, including ... More


Ethics and Criminal Justice

Andrew Ashworth

in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259312
eISBN:
9780191681936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259312.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter describes the ethical problems in the criminal law jurisdictions. The concern of this chapter is with one particular kind of criticism — that certain conduct in criminal justice is ... More


Common Law Retrospectivity

Andrew Burrows

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0041
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on two areas, one in civil law (restitution for mistake of law) and the other in criminal law (marital rape), where decisions of the courts have raised especially interesting ... More


Lord Rodger and the Criminal Law

Paul Cullen

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on Alan Rodger's contributions to the development of Scots criminal law. It begins by describing his early career at the Scots Bar. It then details his time in the Crown Office; ... More


U.S. Attorneys, Political Control, and Career Ambition

Banks Miller and Brett Curry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190928247
eISBN:
9780190928278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928247.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

United States Attorneys (USAs), the chief federal prosecutors in each judicial district, are key in determining how the federal government uses coercive force against its citizens. How much control ... More


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