Introduction:Fascism and criminal law, "one of the greatest attributes of sovereignty" /Stephen Skinner The shadow of the law : the special tribunal for the defence of the state between justice and politics in the Italian fascist period /Luigi Lacchè The positivist school of criminology and Italian fascist criminal law : a squandered legacy? /Emilia Musumeci Fascist by name, fascist by nature? : the 1930 Italian penal code in academic commentary, 1928-46 /Stephen Skinner Criminal law, racial law, fascist law : was the fascist era really a "parenthesis" for the Italian legal system? /Michael A. Livingston The enemy within : criminal law and ideology in interwar Romania /Cosmin S. Cercel Criminal law under the Francoist regime : the influence of militarism and national-Catholicism /Pascual Marzal When law and prerogatives blend : generic fascism in Getulio Vargas's Brazil, 1930-45 /Elizabeth Cancelli Facilitating fascism? : the Japanese Peace Preservation Act and the role of the judiciary /Hiromi Sasamoto-Collins Conclusion:Repression and legality /Stephen Skinner Afterword:Through the looking glass : thinking about and working through fascist criminal law /David Fraser.
Includes papers presented at second biennial conference of the European Society for Comparative Legal History in Amsterdam, July 2012, under the broad banner of 'Fascist Criminal Law'.--Preface.
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