Modern histories of crime and punishment

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...

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Contributors: Dubber, Markus Dirk (Editor); Farmer, Lindsay
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Stanford, Calif. Stanford University Press c 2007
Online Access: Table of contents only
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary: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 Hett -- Civilizing Darwin : Holmes on criminal law / Gerry Leonard -- Bodies, words, identities : the moving targets of the criminal law / Mariana Valverde -- Criminal law at a fault line of imperial authority : inter-racial 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
Item Description:Includes index
Physical Description:IX, 335 S
ISBN:0804754128
9780804754118
9780804754125