Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law

Hardcover | September 21, 2014

EditorMarkus D. Dubber

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Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law presents essays in which scholars from various countries and legal systems engage critically with formative texts in criminal legal thought since Hobbes. It examines the emergence of a transnational canon of criminal law by documenting its intellectualand disciplinary history and provides a snapshot of contemporary work on criminal law within that historical and comparative context. Criminal law discourse has become, and will continue to become, more international and comparative, and in this sense global: the long-standing parochialism of criminal law scholarship and doctrine is giving way to a broad exploration of the foundations of modern criminal law. The present bookadvances this promising scholarly and doctrinal project by making available key texts, including several not previously available in English translation, from the common law and civil law traditions, accompanied by contributions from leading representatives of both systems.

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Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law presents essays in which scholars from various countries and legal systems engage critically with formative texts in criminal legal thought since Hobbes. It examines the emergence of a transnational canon of criminal law by documenting its intellectualand disciplinary history and provides a sna...

Markus D. Dubber is Professor of Law at the University of Toronto. Dubber's scholarship has focused on theoretical, comparative, and historical aspects of criminal law. His publications include Criminal Law: A Comparative Approach (co-authored with Tatjana Hornle) (2014), Handbook of Comparative Criminal Law (co-edited with Kevin Helle...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:September 21, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Markus D Dubber: Introduction: Grounding Criminal Law: Foundational Texts in Comparative-Historical Perspective1. Alice Ristroph: 'Diffidence' and the Criminal Law2. Bernard E Harcourt: Beccaria's On Crimes and Punishments: A Mirror on the History of the Foundations of Modern Criminal Law3. Simon Stern: William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England, Vol. 4 (1769)4. Guyora Binder: Foundations of the Legislative Panopticon: Bentham's Principles of Morals and Legislation5. Meir Dan-Cohen: Dignity, Crime, and Punishment6. Tatjana Hornle: Paul Johann Anselm von Feuerbach and his Impact on Contemporary Criminal Law7. Alan Brudner: The Contraction of Crime in Hegel's Rechtsphilosophie8. Bernard Harcourt: John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (1859)9. Marc O DeGirolami: The Punishment Jurist10. Peter Ramsay: Pashukanis and Public Protection11. Mireille Hildebrandt: Origins of the Criminal Law: Punitive Interventions before Sovereignty12. Markus D Dubber: The Model Penal Code, Legal Process, and the Alegitimacy of American Penality13. Lindsay Farmer: The Modest Ambition of Glanville Williams14. Malcolm Thorburn: The Radical Orthodoxy of Hart's Punishment and Responsibility15. Alon Harel: Gary Becker and Criminal Law16. Pat O'Malley and Mariana Valverde: Foucault, Criminal Law, and the Governmentalization of the State17. Vidar Halvorsen: Nils Christie: 'Conflicts as Property'18. Daniel Ohana: FeindstrafrechtAppendix:FeuerbachBirnbaumRadbruchJakobs