Justification Defenses and Just Convictions by Robert F. Schopp
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Justification Defenses and Just Convictions
By Robert F. Schopp

Justification Defenses and Just Convictions

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Justification Defenses and Just Convictions by Robert F. Schopp

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This major study advances an interpretation of criminal justification defences that views them as an integral component of the structure of the criminal law. Criminal law is defined here as the institutional representation of the underlying principles of political morality in a liberal society. The book extends the traditional scope of the legal and philosophical discussion of justification defences. It integrates philosophical analysis with a consideration of contemporary applications, it shows how these defences are key components of criminal law, and it explores the relationship between legal and moral justification.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521622110
ISBN-10: 0521622115
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 228
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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