The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law Volume 3 Harm to Self

This volume tackles the riddles associated with the commonly proposed principle called 'legal paternalism'.

The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law  Volume 3  Harm to Self

This volume tackles the riddles associated with the commonly proposed principle called 'legal paternalism'. It evaluates (and rejects) the principle that it can be right to impose coercion on a person 'for his own good', whatever his own wishes in the matter.

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The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law: Volume 3: Harm to Self
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: Joel Feinberg
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-08-17 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This volume tackles the riddles associated with the commonly proposed principle called 'legal paternalism'. It evaluates (and rejects) the principle that it can be right to impose coercion on a person 'for his own good', whatever his own wishes in the matter.
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Language: en
Pages: 630
Authors: Andrei Marmor
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Law provides a comprehensive, non-technical philosophical treatment of the fundamental questions about the nature of law. Its coverage includes law's relation to morality and the moral obligations to obey the law, the main philosophical debates about particular legal areas such as criminal responsibility,
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Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Pamela R. Ferguson
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-18 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Pamela Ferguson describes and critiques the commonly prosecuted crime of 'breach of the peace'. She traces the development of the crime from the mid-19th century to the present day, and also considers related statutory offences. The latter include those offences created by the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010,
Legitimation ethischer Entscheidungen im Recht
Language: de
Pages: 353
Authors: Silja Vöneky, Cornelia Hagedorn, Miriam Clados, Jelena von Achenbach
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-17 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

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Pages: 1100
Authors: Markus D Dubber, Tatjana Hörnle
Categories: Law
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The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law reflects the continued transformation of criminal law into a global discipline, providing scholars with a comprehensive international resource, a common point of entry into cutting edge contemporary research and a snapshot of the state and scope of the field. To this end, the Handbook