Overcriminalization : the limits of the criminal law / Douglas Husak.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
x, 231 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
The amount of criminal law Too much punishment, too many crimes How more crimes produce injustice The content of new offenses An example of overcriminalization Internal constraints on criminalization The "general part" of criminal law From punishment to criminalization A right not to be punished? Malum prohibitum External constraints on criminalization Infringing the right not to be punished The devil in the details Crimes of risk prevention Alternative theories of criminalization Law and economics Utilitarianism Legal moralism.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-224) and index.