Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.
ix, 335 pages ; 24 cm.
Critical perspectives on crime and law.
Formatted Contents Note
Character, capacity, outcome : toward a framework for assessing the shifting pattern of criminal responsibility in modern English law / Nicola Lacey Criminal responsibility and the proof of guilt / Lindsay Farmer "An inducement to morbid minds" : politics and madness in the Victorian courtroom / Joel Peter Eigen The meaning of killing / Guyora Binder "An extraordinarily beautiful document" : Jefferson's "bill for proportioning crimes and punishments" and the challenge of Republican punishment / Markus D. Dubber The myth of private prosecution in England, 1790-1850 / Bruce P. Smith Hans Litten and the politics of criminal law in the Weimar Republic / Benjamin Carter Hett Civilizing Darwin : Holmes on criminal law / Gerald Leonard Bodies, words, identities : the moving targets of the criminal law / Mariana Valverde Criminal law at a fault line of imperial authority : interracial homicide trials in British India / Martin Wiener Crime and punishment on the tea plantations of colonial India / Elizabeth Kolsky "Enfeebling the arm of justice" : perjury and prevarication in British India / Wendie Ellen Schneider.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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