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 ebook, Antony Duff bargains a brand new viewpoint at the constructions of legal legislations and felony legal responsibility. His start line is a contrast among accountability (understood as answerability) and legal responsibility, and a belief of accountability as relational and practice-based. This specialise in accountability, as an issue of being answerable to those that have the status to name one to account, throws new gentle on a variety of questions in felony legislation thought: at the query of criminalisation, which could now be forged because the query of what we must always need to resolution for, and to whom, below the specter of felony conviction and punishment; on questions about the legal trial, as a procedure wherein defendants are referred to as to reply to, and in regards to the stipulations (bars to trial) given which a tribulation 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 constructions of legal defences. the internet result's now not a idea of felony legislations; however it is an account of the constitution of felony legislation as an establishment by which 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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