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Author Horder, Jeremy.

Title Excusing crime / Jeremy Horder
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004


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Description xx, 295 pages ; 25 cm
Series Oxford monographs on criminal law and justice
Oxford monographs on criminal law and criminal justice.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Table of cases -- Introduction -- 1. The domain of excuses: A theoretical overview -- 2. An anatomy of excuses -- 3. Which theory of excuses? -- 4. Liberalism, partial excuses, and short-comers -- 5. Liberalism and the demands-of-conscience excuse -- 6. Excusing strict liability crime: a liberal account beyond the common law agenda -- Bibliography -- Index of authors -- General Index
Summary "When should someone who may have intentionally or knowingly committed criminal wrongdoing be excused? Excusing Crime examines what excusing conditions are, and why familiar excuses, such as duress, are thought to fulfil those conditions." -- BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [271]-288) and index
Subject Criminal law -- Great Britain -- Philosophy.
Criminal law -- Great Britain.
Extenuating circumstances -- Great Britain.
Aggravating circumstances -- Great Britain.
Clemency -- Great Britain.
Criminal behaviour -- Great Britain
Criminal liability -- Great Britain.
Criminal liability -- England.
Criminal liability -- Wales.
Criminal law.
Criminal law -- Philosophy.
Extenuating circumstances -- England.
Extenuating circumstances -- Wales.
Defense (Criminal procedure)
Criminal liability.
LC no. 2004558832
ISBN 0198264828
9780199225781 paperback