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Permit But Discourage

W.A. Bogart

in Permit But Discourage: Regulating Excessive Consumption

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195379877
eISBN:
9780199869060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379877.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter begins with an overview of consumption and its centrality in postindustrial nations, particularly the United States. It then turns to how excessive consumption is marketed to unwary ... More


The Justification for Punishment's Existence: Censure and Prevention

Andrew von Hirsch and Andrew Ashworth

in Proportionate Sentencing: Exploring the Principles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272600
eISBN:
9780191709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272600.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses why the institution of punishment should exist at all. It argues that a workable theory of why the criminal sanction should exist needs to rest primarily on normative, ... More


The Causes of Corporate Crime: An Economic Perspective

Cindy R. Alexander and Mark A. Cohen

in Prosecutors in the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787038
eISBN:
9780814709375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787038.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the causes of corporate crime from an economic perspective. More specifically, it considers why corporate misconduct occurs and looks at the factors that law enforcement ... More


Why Only the State may Inflict Criminal Sanctions: The Case Against Privately Inflicted Sanctions

Alon Harel

in Criminal Law Conversations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199861279
eISBN:
9780190260071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861279.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explains why only the state may inflict criminal sanctions and presents arguments against privately inflicted criminal punishment. It suggests that there is a link between the state's ... More


General Theory, Public Policy, and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi

in Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069797
eISBN:
9780190069834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069797.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Gerontology and Ageing

In this chapter, the general theory of crime depicted in self-control theory is taken as valid, and the implications for criminal justice are explored. The historical connections between classical ... More


Criminal Punishment and Cognition

Mark Kelman

in The Heuristics Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755608
eISBN:
9780199895236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755608.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Because fast and frugal heuristics theorists believe that people make all decisions, including decisions about whether to comply with legal regulations, by looking to a small number of ... More


Potentially Perverse Effects of Corporate Civil Liability

Samuel W. Buell

in Prosecutors in the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787038
eISBN:
9780814709375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787038.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the potentially adverse effects of corporate civil liability and the role of prosecutors in regulating corporate behavior. After considering the distinction between a criminal ... More


Institutional Requirements for Effective Imposition of Fines

Anne Morrison Piehl and Geoffrey Williams

in Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226115122
eISBN:
9780226115139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115139.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyzes the role of fines as a criminal sanction in the United States and the potential for fines to play a larger role in crime control. The main conclusions are: fines are economical ... More


The Economics of Crime Control

Doron Teichman

in Criminal Law Conversations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199861279
eISBN:
9780190260071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861279.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents an authoritative overview of the economics of crime control, with particular emphasis on Gary Becker's arguments as set forth in his seminal paper, Crime and Punishment: An ... More


Transitional Justice as Liberal Narrative

Ruti G. Teitel

in Globalizing Transitional Justice: Contemporary Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195394948
eISBN:
9780199378777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394948.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter was written the summer before September 11th for an interdisciplinary art theory conference on transitional justice, which was part of the major contemporary art event Documenta 11. The ... More


Introduction

Richard L. Lippke

in Rethinking Imprisonment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199209125
eISBN:
9780191695766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209125.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to encourage a normative rethinking of imprisonment as a criminal sanction. The book's main focus is an examination of the restrictions ... More


Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069797
eISBN:
9780190069834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069797.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Gerontology and Ageing

Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice updates and extends the authors’ classic general theory of crime (sometimes referred to as “self-control theory”). In Part I, contemporary ... More


Criminalization and Sharing Wrongs

S.E. Marshall and R.A. Duff

in Criminal Law Conversations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199861279
eISBN:
9780190260071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861279.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents an authoritative overview of criminalization and sharing wrongs as well as the idea that crime should be a “public” wrong. It includes comments by some of the nation's top legal ... More


Criminal Law: Criminal Procedure

Steve Peers

in EU Justice and Home Affairs Law: Volume II: EU Criminal Law, Policing, and Civil Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198776840
eISBN:
9780191841910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776840.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

To ensure that substantive criminal law achieves its intended objectives, it is necessary both to investigate alleged crimes and to prosecute the alleged offenders, and then to carry out any sentence ... More


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