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The Rhetoric of Criminal Law: Sloganism and Other Coping Mechanisms

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/9780198744290.003.0003
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 first part of the book ... More


Engaging Scholarship: Criminal Law and the Legitimation of Penal Power

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/9780198744290.003.0002
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 first part of the book ... More


Introduction: Grounding Criminal Law: Foundational Texts in Comparative-Historical Perspective

Markus D Dubber

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/9780199673612.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

This introduction lays out the book’s animating idea: to contribute to the emergence of a transnational canon of criminal law by documenting its intellectual and disciplinary history and, at the same ... More


Domesticating Atrocity Law: A Brief Global History

Mark S. Berlin

in Criminalizing Atrocity: The Global Spread of Criminal Laws against International Crimes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198850441
eISBN:
9780191885525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850441.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the history of efforts to domesticate international atrocity law, which provides initial plausibility for the book’s central argument. The chapter locates the origins of atrocity ... More


Explaining the Criminalization of Atrocities

Mark S. Berlin

in Criminalizing Atrocity: The Global Spread of Criminal Laws against International Crimes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198850441
eISBN:
9780191885525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850441.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a theory explaining why states criminalize atrocity offenses in national law. It identifies and theorizes two different pathways to criminalization: targeted legislation and ... More


Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law

Markus D Dubber (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199673612
eISBN:
9780191751745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673612.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

This book presents chapters which critically engage with formative texts in criminal legal thought since Hobbes. It aims to contribute to the emergence of a transnational canon of criminal law by ... More


The Model Penal Code, Legal Process, and the Alegitimacy of American Penality

Markus D Dubber

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/9780199673612.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

The Model Penal Code, drafted under the auspices of Herbert Wechsler, is the most significant text in the history of American criminal law. Yet, in an important and revealing sense, it is not a ... More


Pathways and Determinants of Atrocity Criminalization

Mark S. Berlin

in Criminalizing Atrocity: The Global Spread of Criminal Laws against International Crimes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198850441
eISBN:
9780191885525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850441.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a new, comprehensive dataset on the global spread of atrocity laws. It uses time-series statistical analyses to systematically test the book’s theory of atrocity criminalization ... More


When Criminal Code Reform Does Not Lead to Atrocity Criminalization

Mark S. Berlin

in Criminalizing Atrocity: The Global Spread of Criminal Laws against International Crimes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198850441
eISBN:
9780191885525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850441.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines three negative cases—cases in which new criminal codes did not include atrocity offenses—to explore why the legal borrowing thesis does not hold in some otherwise favorable ... More


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