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Modern histories of crime and punishment

Modern histories of crime and punishment

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > Administration of criminal justice. Reform of criminal law, enforcement, and procedure

Edition Details

  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): California
  • Publication Information: Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, 2007
  • Publication Type (Medium): Kongress, History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Critical perspectives on crime and law.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/modern-histories-of-crime-and-punishment/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

IX, 335 pages ; 23 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Modern histories of crime and punishment is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: edited by Markus D. Dubber and Lindsay Farmer.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Country/State: California
  • Number of Editions: 5 editions
  • First edition Date: 2007
  • Last edition Date: 2007
  • General Notes: Includes index.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7876
  • Dewey Code: 345.009
  • ISBN: 9780804754118 080475411X 9780804754125 0804754128
  • OCLC: 122715477

Main Contents

Character, capacity, outcome : toward a framework for assessing the shifting pattern of criminal responsibility in modern English law / Nicola Lacey
Criminal responsibility and the proof of guilt / Lindsay Farmer
“An inducement to morbid minds” : politics and madness in the Victorian courtroom / Joel Peter Eigen
The meaning of killing / Guyora Binder
“An extraordinarily beautiful document” : Jefferson's bill for proportioning crimes and punishments and the challenge of Republican punishment / Markus D. Dubber
The myth of private prosecution in England, 1790-1850 / Bruce P. Smith
Hans Litten and the politics of criminal law in the Weimar Republic / Benjamin Hett
Civilizing Darwin : Holmes on criminal law / Gerry Leonard
Bodies, words, identities : the moving targets of the criminal law / Mariana Valverde
Criminal law at a fault line of imperial authority : interracial homicide trials in British India / Martin Wiener
Crime and punishment on the tea plantations of colonial India / Elizabeth Kolsky
“Enfeebling the arm of justice” : perjury and prevarication in British India / Wendie Ellen Schneider.

Summary Note

This is a collection of essays critically examining the historical development of the modern criminal law.

Table of Contents

Contents
Contributors iii
Introduction: Regarding Criminal Law Historically
Markus D. Dubber and Lindsay Farmer 1
1. Character, Capacity, Outcome: Toward a Framework for
Assessing the Shifting Pattern of Criminal Responsibility in
Modern English Law
Nicola Lacey 000
2. Criminal Responsibility and the Proof of Guilt
Lindsay Farmer 000
3. "An Inducement to Morbid Minds": Politics and Madness in
the Victorian Courtroom
Joel Peter Eigen 000
4. The Meaning of Killing
Guyora Binder 000
5. "An Extraordinarily Beautiful Document":
Jefferson's Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments and
the Challenge of Republican Punishment
Markus D. Dubber 000
6. The Myth of Private Prosecution in England, 1790-1850
Bruce P. Smith 000
7. Hans Litten and the Politics of Criminal Law in the Weimar
Republic
Benjamin Hett 000
8. Civilizing Darwin: Holmes on Criminal Law
Gerry Leonard 000
9. Bodies, Words, Identities: The Moving Targets of the
Criminal Law
Mariana Valverde 000
10. Criminal Law at a Fault Line of Imperial Authority: Inter-
Racial Homicide Trials in British India
Martin Wiener 000
11. Crime and Punishment on the Tea Plantations of Colonial
India
Elizabeth Kolsky 000
12. "Enfeebling the Arm of Justice": Perjury and Prevarication
in British India
Wendie Ellen Schneider 000
Index

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If you wish to locate similar books to “Modern histories of crime and punishment”, they can be found under the 345.009 in a public library, and the Library of Congress call numbers starting with KD7876 in most university libraries. If you wish to look up similar titles to “Modern histories of crime and punishment” in an on-line library catalog, the official Library of Congress Subject Headings under which they can be found are:

Crime
Criminal justice, Administration of
Criminal law
Criminal liability
Great Britain
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