Principles of German Criminal Law
By (author) Michael Bohlander
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Principles of German Criminal Law by Michael Bohlander
Book DescriptionGerman criminal law doctrine, as one of the more influential ones over time and on a global scale, takes rather different approaches to many of the problems of substantive law from those of the common law family of countries like the UK, the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia etc. It also differs markedly from the system which is most often used in Anglophone writing as a civil law comparison, the French law. German criminal law is a code-based model and has been for centuries. The influence of academic writing on its development has been far greater than in the judge-oriented common law models. The book will serve as a useful aid to debates about codification efforts in countries that are mostly based on a case law system, but who wish to re-structure their law in one or several criminal codes. The comparison will show that similar problems occur in all legal systems regardless of their provenance, and the attempts of individual systems at solving them, their successes and their failures, can provide a rich experience on which other countries can draw and on which they can build. The book provides an outline of the principles of German criminal law, mainly the so-called 'General Part' (eg actus reus, mens rea, defences, participation) and the core offence categories (homicide, offences against property, sexual offences). It sets out the principles, their development under the influence of academic writing and judicial decisions. The book is not meant as a textbook of German criminal law, but is a selection of interrelated in-depth essays on the central problems. Wherever it is apposite and feasible, comparison is offered to the approaches of English criminal law and the legal systems of other common and civil law countries in order to allow common lawyers to draw the pertinent parallels to their own jurisdictions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841136301
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Hart Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Michael Bohlander
German Criminal Code, Paperback (July 2008)» View all books by Michael Bohlander
This translation offers an opportunity to explore an influential legal tradition which has a rich experience of doctrinal analysis.
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Author Biography - Michael Bohlander
Michael Bohlander had been a member of the German judiciary for over 13 years before he joined Durham Law School in 2004. From 1999 until 2001 he was the senior legal officer of Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Criminal Law Review, the General Editor of Studies In Comparative and International Criminal Law, a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Criminal Law and a co-editor of Beitrage Zur Strafrechtswissenschaft, a German series of monographs on criminal law. He has published 7 books and monographs and over 100 book chapters, articles, essays, case comments, book reviews and notes.
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