The Resource The Sanctity of Life and the Criminal Law : the Legacy of Glanville Williams

The Sanctity of Life and the Criminal Law : the Legacy of Glanville Williams

Label
The Sanctity of Life and the Criminal Law : the Legacy of Glanville Williams
Title
The Sanctity of Life and the Criminal Law
Title remainder
the Legacy of Glanville Williams
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Language
eng
Summary
Fourteen essays on major theoretical issues in contemporary criminal law and medical law ethics
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 343
  • 345.001
Index
index present
LC call number
K5170 .W55
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The Sanctity of Life and the Criminal Law : the Legacy of Glanville Williams
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Note
IV A (thin)--moral character flaw theory?
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contributors; Preface; The chapters; 1 Glanville Llewelyn Williams 1911-1997: a biographical note; I; II; III; IV; V; 2 Glanville's inspiration; I Williams versus Hall; II Mid-century preoccupations; III Returning the focus to Williams versus Hall; A Inadvertent negligence; B The problem of consent and mens rea; C Distinguishing between acts and omissions; D The problem of structure; E Definition and justification; F Objective justification; IV Concluding observations; 3 Preventive orders and the rule of law; I Binding over; II What is 'preventive justice'?; III The rule of law
  • I Conceptual differences among general defenses: justifications, excuses, and non-exculpatory defensesII Doctrines of imputation: complicity, voluntary intoxication, diminished capacity, and Majewski; III Functional differences among doctrines: ex ante articulation of rules of conduct versus principles of ex post adjudication; IV Two kinds of legality: conduct rule legality and adjudication legality; V Conclusion; 6 Reflections on Dudley and Stephens and killing the innocent: taking a wrong conceptual path; I Introduction; II Dudley and Stephens: starting down the wrong path
  • III "Justification" versus "excuse": the correct pathIV A thought experiment; V Correcting the errors of Dudley and Stephens; 7 Intention revisited; I Introduction: debating intention; II Structures of practical reason; III Reasons and criminal responsibility; IV Intention and practical reason; 8 A disintegrated theory of culpability; I Culpability: the basic challenge; II Two negative accounts; A Blame as the default verdict? Gardner's unifying account; B Capacity-based theories: H.L.A. Hart; III Choice and inadvertence; A Choice theories: Moore; B Inadvertent negligence
  • III Descriptive theories of areas of lawIV The general part as a descriptive theory of the special part; A Describing the doctrines of the special part in general, "content-neutral" terms; B The moral aspect to any theory of the special part; V Can there be a theory of the general part, and if so, by what criteria?; VI The content of the general part of Anglo-American criminal law; VII The specialness of the general part; 5 Four distinctions that Glanville Williams did not make: the practical benefits of examining the interrelation among criminal law doctrines
  • IV Six propositions on preventive ordersA Punishment based on proven conduct; B 'Breach of the peace' linked to unlawful violence; C Legislative limits on punishment should not be circumvented; D Orders with serious consequences should contain only clear and certain prohibitions; E Powers of the courts should be clearly circumscribed; F Reliance on imprisonment is disproportionate; V Conclusions; 4 The specialness of the general part of the criminal law; I Glanville Williams and the general part; II The variety of theories in, about, or of criminal law
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ocn827210341
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (374 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107306523
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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432150
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.b28156055
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)827210341
  • pebco1107020476

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