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Justification Defenses and Just Convictions

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Robert F. SchoppUniversity of Nebraska, Lincoln

ISBN13: 9780521622110
ISBN: 0521622115
Published: January 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £82.00



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This major study advances an interpretation of criminal justification defenses that views them as an integral component of the structure of the criminal law. Criminal law is defined here as the institutional representation of the underlying principles of political morality in a liberal society. The book extends the traditional scope of the legal and philosophical discussion of justification defenses. It integrates philosophical analysis with a consideration of contemporary applications, it shows how these defenses are key components of criminal law, and it explores the relationship between legal and moral justification.

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Contents:
1. Justification defenses: the issues
2. Justification defenses and the conventional public morality
3. Self-defense
4. Self-defense and battered women
5. Duress and systematically complete mitigation
6. The limits of justification: necessity and nullification
7. Conclusion.