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A Culpable State of Mind

Guenael Mettraux

in The Law of Command Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559329
eISBN:
9780191705304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559329.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter discusses each and every aspect of the relevant mens rea or state of mind relevant to the doctrine of superior responsibility both under customary international law and in the Statute of ... More


The Nature of Testimony

Jennifer Lackey

in Learning from Words: Testimony as a Source of Knowledge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199219162
eISBN:
9780191711824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219162.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses various views of the nature of testimony found in philosophical literature and shows how each has importantly different problems. A diagnosis is then offered of why the ... More


Legislators’ Intentions and Unintentional Legislation

Jeremy Waldron

in Law and Disagreement

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262138
eISBN:
9780191682308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262138.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter looks at the issue of the intentionality of statutes. It argues that, under the conditions of modern legislation, it is often implausible to describe legislative acts as intentional ... More


Intention in Interpretation

Joseph Raz

in The Autonomy of Law: Essays on Legal Positivism

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267904
eISBN:
9780191683404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267904.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is a jurisprudential reflection on intention in legal interpretation. The aim of this chapter is to explore an aspect of legal interpretation, so that the theory of law may be ... More


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