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The Ethics of Plea Bargaining

Richard L. Lippke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641468
eISBN:
9780191732195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641468.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The Ethics of Plea Bargaining offers a sustained argument for restrained forms of plea bargaining and against the freewheeling kinds of it that predominate in the United States. Rewards ... More


The Right to Security in Criminal Law Theory

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter assesses the penal protection of the right to security in the terms of thee recently published broadly liberal theories of criminal law: Douglas Husak's theory of the limits of ... More


Introduction

Richard L. Lippke

in The Ethics of Plea Bargaining

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641468
eISBN:
9780191732195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641468.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The ubiquity of plea bargaining in the United States and in England and Wales is noted, as is its emergence in other countries. The issues that a normative analysis of plea bargaining must confront ... More


Waiver Rewards and Deserved Punishment

Richard L. Lippke

in The Ethics of Plea Bargaining

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641468
eISBN:
9780191732195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641468.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The questions addressed concern whether and to what extent waiver rewards comport with a desert-based justification of legal punishment. They might if such rewards are appropriate responses to ... More


Waiver Rewards and the Reduction of Crime

Richard L. Lippke

in The Ethics of Plea Bargaining

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641468
eISBN:
9780191732195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641468.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Large and variable waiver rewards have also been defended on the grounds that they enable state officials to process significantly more criminal cases given their fixed resources, thereby ... More


Rewarding Cooperation

Richard L. Lippke

in The Ethics of Plea Bargaining

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641468
eISBN:
9780191732195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641468.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Waiver rewards are also used by state officials to secure the cooperation of defendants in providing incriminating evidence against their accomplices in crime. Such “cooperation rewards” have been ... More


The Dual Penal State: The Crisis of Criminal Law in Comparative-Historical Perspective

Markus D. Dubber

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198744290
eISBN:
9780191805752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744290.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Dual Penal State: The Crisis of Criminal Law in Comparative-Historical Perspective addresses one of today’s most pressing social and political issues: the rampant, at best haphazard, and ... More


Corporate Crime, Overcriminalization, and the Failure of American Public Morality

Jeffrey S. Parker

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses corporate crime and overcriminalization. It first discusses the concept of corporate crime and its historical background. Corporate crimes include entity criminal liability, ... More


Introduction: A Theory of Criminalization?

R A Duff

in The Realm of Criminal Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199570195
eISBN:
9780191859595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199570195.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This introductory chapter provides the context for the book—the widely held belief that we face a crisis of (over)criminalization, and a criminal law that has become chaotic and unprincipled. One ... More


European Antitrust Criminalization and the Challenge of Deterrence Theory

Peter Whelan

in The Criminalization of European Cartel Enforcement: Theoretical, Legal, and Practical Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199670062
eISBN:
9780191749445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670062.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines the extent to which the employment of criminal sanctions for cartel activity can be justified on the basis of deterrence. It outlines the deficiencies of the current approach to ... More


Abuse of Position

Stuart P. Green

in Criminalizing Sex: A Unified Liberal Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197507483
eISBN:
9780197507513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507483.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on abuse of position statutes, under which it is a crime for a person in a position of authority (such as a police officer, prison guard, health care professional, educator, or ... More


Introduction: The Crisis of the Modern Penal State

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/9780198744290.003.0001
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 introduction introduces key ... More


America’s Internal Penal Exceptionalism

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/9780198744290.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Part III of Dual Penal State uses dual penal state analysis to generate a comparative-historical account of American penality. With comparative glimpses at Germany and, to a lesser extent, England, ... More


The Model Penal Code and the War on Crime

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/9780198744290.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Part III of Dual Penal State uses dual penal state analysis to generate a comparative-historical account of American penality. With comparative glimpses at Germany and, to a lesser extent, England, ... More


Racial Justice and Criminal Justice

Andrew Valls

in Rethinking Racial Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190860554
eISBN:
9780190860592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860554.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

The criminal justice system in the United States both reflects racial inequality in the broader society and contributes to it. The overrepresentation of African Americans among those in prison is a ... More


No One Defends the Status Quo

Christopher Heath Wellman

in Rights Forfeiture and Punishment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190274764
eISBN:
9780190274788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274764.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 8 assesses the current US criminal legal system. The chapter argues that when we evaluate this system through the lens of moral side constraints rather than in terms of general justifying ... More


The Political Economy of Criminal Law and Procedure: The Pessimists’ View

Richard H. Mcadams

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/9780199861279.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents an authoritative overview of the political economy of criminal law and procedure, with particular emphasis on Bill Stuntz's critique of the modern American criminal justice ... More


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