The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law

Hardcover | December 8, 2014

EditorMarkus D. Dubber, Tatjana Hornle

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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 thefield.. To this end, the Handbook takes a broad approach to its subject matter, disciplinarily, geographically, and systematically. Its contributors include current and future research leaders representing a variety of legal systems, methodologies, areas of expertise, and research agendas. The Handbook is divided into four parts: Approaches and Methods (I), Systems and Methods (II), Aspects and Issues (III), and Contexts and Comparisons (IV). Part I includes essays exploring various methodological approaches to criminal law (such as criminology, feminist studies, and history). Part IIprovides an overview of systems or models of criminal law, laying the foundation for further inquiry into specific conceptions of criminal law as well as for comparative analysis (such as Islamic, Marxist, and military law). Part III covers the three aspects of the penal process: the definition ofnorms and principles of liability (substantive criminal law), along with a less detailed treatment of the imposition of norms (criminal procedure) and the infliction of sanctions (prison or corrections law). Contributors consider the basic topics traditionally addressed in scholarship on the generaland special parts of the substantive criminal law (such as jurisdiction, mens rea, justifications, and excuses). Part IV places criminal law in context, both domestically and transnationally, by exploring the contrasts between criminal law and other species of law and state power and byinvestigating criminal law's place in the projects of comparative law, transnational, and international 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 thefield.. To this end, the Handbook takes a broad a...

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 (with Tatjana Hornle), Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law, Handbook of Comparative Criminal Law, Mo...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1200 pagesPublished:December 8, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionI. Approaches and Methods1. Mariana Valverde and Pat O'Malley: Criminology2. Bennett Capers: Critical Race Theory3. Talia Fisher: Economics4. Prabha Kotiswaran: Feminist Studies5. James Whitman: History6. Simon Stern: Literature7. Leo Zaibert: Philosophy8. Shai Lavi and Galia Schneebaum: Sociology9. Mireille Hildebrandt: TechnologyII. Systems and Models10. Heikki Pihlajamaki and Mia Korpiola: Canon Law11. Val Napoleon and Hadley Friedland: Indigenous Law12. Sylvia Tellenbach: Islamic Law13. Arnold Enker: Jewish Law14. Stephen Thaman: Marxist and Soviet Law15. Rain Liivoja: Military LawIII. Aspects and IssuesA. Foundations16. Emmanuel Melissaris: Theories of Crime and Punishment17. Lindsay Farmer: Codification18. Alejandro Chehtman: Jurisdiction19. Benjamin Berger: Constitutional PrinciplesB. Substantive Criminal Law(i) General Part20. Vincent Chiao: Actus Reus21. Carl-Friedrich Stuckenberg: Causation22. Thomas Weigend: Mens Rea23. Michael Cahill: Inchoate Offenses24. James Stewart: Complicity25. Susanne Beck: Corporate Criminal Liability26. Ulf Neumann: Necessity and Duress27. Victoria Nourse: Self-Defense28. Vera Bergelson: Consent29. Christoph Safferling: Insanity and Intoxication(ii) Special Part30. Tatjana Hornle: Rechtsgut and the Harm Principle31. Guyora Binder: Offenses Against the Person: Homicide32. James Chalmers: Offenses Against the Person: Assault33. Vanessa Munro: Offenses Against Sexual Autonomy34. Stuart Green: Offenses Against Property35. Beatrice Brunhober: Drug Offenses36. Kent Roach: Terrorism37. Sam Buell: 'White Collar' Crimes38. Darryl Brown: Public Welfare OffensesC. Criminal Process39. Maximo Langer: Models of the Criminal Process40. Frank Meyer: DiscretionD. Criminal Sanctions41. Nora Demleitner: Types of Punishment42. Erik Luna: Sentencing43. Dirk van Zyl Smit: Prison and Corrections LawIV. Contexts and ComparisonsA. Province of Criminal Law44. Markus D Dubber: Paradigms of Penal Law45. Alon Harel: Public Law and Private Law46. Daniel Ohana: Regulatory Offenses and Administrative SanctionsB. Beyond Domestic Criminal Law47. Luis Chiesa: Comparative Criminal Law48. Kimmo Nuotio: European Criminal Law49. Elies van Sliedregt: International Criminal Law