We are said to face a crisis of over-criminalisation: our criminal law has become chaotic, unprincipled, and over-expansive. This text proposes a theory of criminal law, as an institution that can play an important but limited role in the civil order of a political community: it shows how criminal law could be ordered, principled, and restrained.
This edition previously issued in print: 2018.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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