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Glanville Llewelyn Williams 1911–1997

P. R. Glazebrook

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0021
Subject:
History, Historiography

Glanville Williams was an eminent jurist, specialising in criminal law, the publication of whose Criminal Law: The General Part in 1953 transformed scholarly and professional attitudes to its ... More


Surveying the foundations of medical law: a reassessment of Glanville Williams’ The Sanctity of Life and the Criminal Law

John Keown

in The Law and Ethics of Medicine: Essays on the Inviolability of Human Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199589555
eISBN:
9780191741036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589555.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter notes the foundational importance to the discipline of medical law of Glanville Williams’ book The Sanctity of Life and the Criminal Law (1957). It argues that the book’s defects have ... More


Intention and Side Effects

John Finnis

in Intention and Identity: Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580064
eISBN:
9780191729386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580064.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

With a focus on English criminal law, particularly in terms of murder, as expounded at the highest level in recent decades, this chapter distinguishes in detail between intention and desire, and ... More


Sir Ian Kennedy and the value of life: building on Glanville Williams’ shaky foundations?

John Keown

in The Law and Ethics of Medicine: Essays on the Inviolability of Human Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199589555
eISBN:
9780191741036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589555.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The chapter begins by noting Ian Kennedy’s status as a key figure in the development of medical law in the UK and beyond. It considers his approach to the evaluation of human life by examining ... More


The Modest Ambition of Glanville Williams

Lindsay Farmer

in Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199673612
eISBN:
9780191751745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673612.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

Glanville Williams is commonly regarded as the leading British academic criminal lawyer of the twentieth century, and a man who had a profound impact on the development of Anglophone criminal law ... More


Intention and the Allocation of Risk

Neil M. Gorsuch

in Reason, Morality, and Law: The Philosophy of John Finnis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199675500
eISBN:
9780191757228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675500.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In this chapter, originally delivered as a speech, Judge Neil Gorsuch discusses Finnis' gifts and generosity as a teacher before turning to examine his contributions to our understanding of the legal ... More


The Emergence of Criminal Law

Lindsay Farmer

in Making the Modern Criminal Law: Criminalization and Civil Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199568642
eISBN:
9780191801945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568642.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the relationship between the criminal law and civil order in the period since the late eighteenth century to map out broad and significant shifts in understandings of the aims ... More


Responsibility

Lindsay Farmer

in Making the Modern Criminal Law: Criminalization and Civil Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199568642
eISBN:
9780191801945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568642.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the development of concepts of responsibility in the criminal law. The first section looks at responsibility as a legal institution, specifically its role in designating ... More


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