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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
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Pardons New ed

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Kathleen Dean MooreAssistant Professor of Philosophy, Oregon State University, USA

ISBN13: 9780195113945
ISBN: 0195113942
Published: November 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: paperback (C format)
Price: £19.49

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Beginning with a review of the history of thought and practice on the subject of legal pardons, this text examines a variety of historical cases. The author addresses the crucial issues surrounding acts of clemency, including what justifies pardoning power, who should be pardoned, and the definition of an unforgivable crime. She analyzes the moral justification of pardons, discussing how to distinguish between justifiable, even morally obligatory, cases and unjustifiable abuses of clemency power.

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