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Towards a rational criminal law

Smith, J. C.

Towards a rational criminal law

being the presidential address of

by Smith, J. C.

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Published by Holdsworth Club of the University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal law -- Great Britain

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    Address of the president of the Holdsworth Club of the Faculty of Law in the University of Birmingham 1982-83.

    StatementJ.C. Smith.
    ContributionsHoldsworth Club (University of Birmingham)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19979829M
    ISBN 100704406624
    OCLC/WorldCa10281636

    PJA Feuerbach is still considered a founding father of modern criminal law science. His Textbook on penal law is a classic. One of his lasting contributions is the insistence on a strictly rational justification of criminal punishment. He proposed a deterrence-based theory that shifts the focus from the conviction of offenders and the execution of sanctions towards the statutory threat.   " See, e.g., Roberts and McMillan, ‘For Criminology in International Criminal Justice’, 1(2) JICJ () ; Tallgren, ‘The Sense and Sensibility of International Criminal Law’, 13 European Journal of International Law (EJIL) () ; Hagan, Rymond-Richmond and Parker, ‘The Criminology of Genocide: The Death and Rape of Darfur’, 43 Criminology () ; A. Smeulers and R Cited by: 1.

    Rational Suicide, Irrational Laws Examining Current Approaches to Suicide in Policy and Law Susan Stefan American Psychology-Law Society Series. The only book about suicide that covers legal issues relating to suicide in constitutional law, tort law, malpractice law, anti-discrimination law, education law, insurance law, trusts and estates, and other areas. In criminology, rational choice theory adopts a utilitarian belief that humans are reasoning actors who weigh means and ends, costs and benefits, in order to make a rational choice. This method was designed by Cornish and Clarke to assist in thinking about situational crime prevention. The rational choice theory has sprung from older and more experimental collections of hypotheses surrounding.

      The Ius Puniendi Issue of International Criminal Law: A First Contribution towards a Consistent Theory of International Criminal Law’ () 33 OJLS ; David Luban, ‘Fairness to Rightness: Jurisdiction, Legality, and the Legitimacy of International Criminal Law’ in Samantha Besson and John Tasioulas (eds), Philosophy of International Author: Elena Maculan, Alicia Gil Gil. criminal justice. Theories cover the making and the breaking of the law, criminal and deviant behavior, as well as patterns of criminal activity. Individual theories may be either macro or micro. Theories can be used to guide policy making, and can be evaluated on a number of criteria including: clarity, scope, parsimony, testability,File Size: KB.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 15 pages ; 21 cm: Responsibility: Being the Presidential Address of Professor J.C. Smith, President of the Holdsworth Club of the Faculty of Law of the University of Birmingham This book launches a debate on the need to evaluate criminal policies and, what is more complex and ambitious, to develop an evaluation method.

The contributions address topics such as the general methodology for evaluating public policy, preparing criminal statistics, and analyzing costs, cost-effectiveness and cost benefits. This book launches a debate on the need to evaluate criminal policies and, what is more complex and ambitious, to develop an evaluation method.

The contributions address topics such as the general methodology for evaluating public policy, preparing criminal statistics, and analyzing costs. Towards a Rational Legislative Evaluation in Criminal Law - Kindle edition by Nieto Martín, Adán, Muñoz de Morales Romero, Marta.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Towards a Rational Legislative Evaluation in Criminal cturer: Springer. Towards a Rational Legislative Evaluation in Criminal Law This book launches a debate on the need to evaluate criminal policies and, what is more complex and ambitious, to develop an evaluation method.

The contributions address topics such as the general methodology for evaluating public policy, preparing criminal statistics, and analyzing. Criminal Law and Procedure 01 - Introduction Page 4 of 19 a) Formal rules (logical, formal reasoning; principles, definitions) b) Bureaucratic institutions (trial, police, prison) Previously, the trial was the pinnacle of the criminal process, and controlled both the other major parts of the criminal process.

Decision Making in Criminal Justice: Toward The Rational Exercise Of Discretion (Law, Society And Policy) (Law, Society and Policy (3)) th Edition by Michael R. Gottfredson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Michael R. Gottfredson Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

Cited by: Rational crime policy constitutes a basic goal for society. If, however, evidence-based, cost-efficient crime prevention is the standard, there is little indication that current policies, such as programs, laws, and court decisions are rational. The item Decision making in criminal justice: toward the rational exercise of discretion, Michael R.

Gottfredson and Don M. Gottfredson represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Boston University Libraries. Towards a Theory of Criminal Law. offers a reconstruction of criminal law that is both rational and plausible.

of law are also developed and applied to criminal law. The book then proceeds Author: Robin Antony Duff. Smith and Hogan heap praise on one case as ‘a major step towards a rational and principled criminal law’ while criticising other cases for ‘the mischief wrought by those extraordinary decisions’ (Smith and Hogan,v).

What makes those decisions ‘extraordinary’ is that they are irrational and : Alan Norrie. Craig was a member of Texas A&M School of Law, Law Review. On his off-hours, Craig plays electric bass and is a member of Upperroom Dallas worship band. Craig is a disciple of listening, planning and preparation, and uses these as keys towards legal success.

Towards a Rational Legislative Evaluation in Criminal Law Nieto Martín, A. (Ed), Muñoz de Morales Romero, M. (Ed) () This book launches a debate on the need to evaluate criminal policies and, what is more complex and ambitious, to develop an evaluation method.

Abstract. Law making as a procedure of rational decision-making deserves to become a preferential research field in criminal justice policy. The evolution of criminal legislation throughout the last decades shows how strongly influenced legislative decisions are by opportunistic, populist and shortsighted public demands or political : José Luis Díez-Ripollés.

TOWARDS A RATIONAL THEORY OF C-AL RESPONSIBILITY: THE PSYCHOPATHIC OFFENDER and the Criminal Law (), Book Review (), 77, Yale L.I. impulse demonstrate for Wootton the impossibility of making a rational determination of criminal responsibility.

Towards rational evidence-based crime policy Consideration of the above observations leads to several recommendations. First, each of the five major types of evaluations—needs, theory and design, process or implementation, impact, and cost-efficiency—should be made a central activity of Cited by: Towards a Rational Legal Philosophy of Individual Rights.

by Denis Rancourt / November 15th, even this expressly absolute right is at odds with the criminal-law practice of inferring “motive” as a factor determining sentencing. In this way, wilful murder judged to have been premeditated is punished more severely than wilful murder.

The rational choice theory is based on the assumption that before choosing to commit a crime, the criminal considers personal factors or motivation for the crime, such as their immediate need for benefits, revenge, or excitement, and also situational factors, such as the severity of the consequences and the risk of apprehension.

Introduction People are not as rational as Classical Law and Economics would suggest. People suffer from certain biases that affect their decision-making, but the design of the law—criminal law in particular—often overlooks these biases and treats people as if they were perfectly rational.

In particular, these rational biases affect the way people expect to experience [ ]. Towards rational and evidence-based crime policy Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Criminal Justice 35(6) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Daniel Mears.

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Recommended Citation H. H. A. Cooper, Toward a Rational Doctrine of Criminal Responsibility, 59 J. Crim. L. Criminology & Police Sci. ().parts within the criminal justice system. Disparate treatment of minorities begins at the very first stage of the criminal justice system: the investigation of suspected criminal activity by law enforcement officials.

Innocent minority citizens are detained by the police on the street and in their cars far more than Size: KB. Towards a rational attitude to human sexuality (2) Of course, sexual abuse of any kind is not just a criminal offence; it dehumanises both the victim and the perpetrator since it negates the.