R A Duff's Answering for Crime: Responsibility and Liability in the PDF

By R A Duff

ISBN-10: 1849460337

ISBN-13: 9781849460330

during this long-awaited publication, Antony Duff bargains a brand new viewpoint at the constructions of legal legislation and legal legal responsibility. His place to begin is a contrast among accountability (understood as answerability) and legal responsibility, and a perception of accountability as relational and practice-based. This specialise in accountability, as an issue of being answerable to people who have the status to name one to account, throws new mild on a number questions in legal legislations thought: at the query of criminalisation, that may now be forged because the query of what we should always need to solution for, and to whom, less than the specter of legal conviction and punishment; on questions about the legal trial, as a strategy during which defendants are referred to as to respond to, and concerning the stipulations (bars to trial) given which an ordeal will be illegitimate; on questions on the constitution of offences, the excellence among offences and defences, and the phenomena of strict legal responsibility and strict accountability; and on questions on the buildings of felony defences. the web result's no longer a idea of felony legislations; however it is an account of the constitution of felony legislations as an establishment wherein a liberal polity defines a realm of public wrongdoing, and calls those that perpetrate (or are accused of perpetrating) such wrongs to account.

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