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Criminal Law Conversations

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ISBN-10: 0199861277

ISBN-13: 9780199861279

Edition: 2011

Authors: Paul H. Robinson, Stephen Garvey, Kimberly Kessler Ferzan

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Criminal Law Conversations provides an authoritative overview of contemporary criminal law debates in the United States. This collection of high caliber scholarly papers was assembled using an innovative and interactive method of nominations and commentary by the nation's top legal scholars.Virtually every leading scholar in the field has participated, resulting in a volume of interest to those both in and outside of the community. Criminal Law Conversations showcases the most captivating of these essays, and provides insight into the most fundamental and provocative questions ofmodern criminal law.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 762
Size: 0.12" wide x 0.12" long x 0.12" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

One of the nation's leading criminal justice experts, Paul H. Robinson has written influential commentary for the "New York Times "(on the Unabomber case), the "Wall Street Journal" (on the beating of Reginald Denny after the O.J. verdict), and for "Atlantic Monthly". The author of several books, he is currently the Edna B. and Ednyfed H. Williams Professor of Law at Northwestern University.

Decision Rules and Conduct Rules: On Acoustic Separation in Criminal Law
Empirical Desert
Defending Preventive Detention
The Economics of Crime Control
The Difficulties of Deterrence as a Distributive Principle
Why only the State may Inflict Criminal Sanctions: The Case Against Privately Inflicted Sanctions
Results Don't Matter
Post-Modern Meditations on Punishment: On the Limits of Reason and the Virtue of Randomization Bernard E. Harcourt
Remorse, Apology, and Mercy
Interpretive Construction in the Substantive Criminal Law
Criminalization and Sharing Wrongs
Monstrous Offenders and the Search for Solidarity Through Modern Punishment
Against Negligence Liability
Rape Law Reform Based on Negotiation: Beyond the No and Yes Models
Provocation: Explaining and Justifying the Defense in Partial Excuse, Loss of Self-Control Terms
Objective Versus Subjective Justifi cation: A Case Study in Function and Form in Constructing a System of Criminal Law Theory
Self-Defense and the Psychotic Aggressor
Self-Defense Against Morally Innocent Threats
Self- Defense, Imminence, and the Battered Woman
Reasonable Provocation and Self-Defense: Recognizing the Distinction Between Act Reasonableness and Emotion Reasonableness
Against Control Tests for Criminal Responsibility
Abolition of the Insanity Defense
Entrapment and the "Free Market" for Crime
The Political Economy of Criminal Law and Procedure: The Pessimists' View
Against Jury Nullification
Race-Based Jury Nullification: Black Power in the Criminal Justice System
In Support of Restorative Justice
The Virtues of Offense/Offender Distinctions
The Heart has its Reasons: Examining the Strange Persistence of the American Death Penalty
Mercy's Decline and Administrative Law's Ascendance
Criminal Law Comes Home