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Author Sullivan, G. R
Title Seeking Security : Pre-Empting the Commission of Criminal Harms
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (370 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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Series The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies
The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies
Note Prelims -- Preface -- Contents -- Contributors -- Table of Cases -- Table of Legislation -- Seeking Security: An Introduction -- 1. Identification, Surveillance and Profiling: On the Use and Abuse of Citizen Data -- 2. On the Legitimacy of Imposing Direct and Indirect Obligations to Disclose Information on Non-Suspects -- 3. Prophylactic Crimes -- 4. Harmless Wrongdoing and the Anticipatory Perspective on Criminalisation -- 5. Risk and Inchoate Crimes: Retribution or Prevention? -- 6. Risks, Culpability and Criminal Liability -- 7. Preventive Detention at the Margins of Autonomy -- 8. Security, Risk and Preventive Orders -- 9. Imprisonment under the Precautionary Principle -- 10. Erring on the Side of Safety: Risk Assessment, Expert Knowledge, and the Criminal Court -- 11. The Test for Dangerousness -- 12. Culpability in Self-defence and Crime Prevention -- 13. The Hard Treatment of Innocent Persons in State Responses to the Threat of Large Scale, and Imminent Terrorist Violence: Examining the Legal Constraints -- Index
This book explores the gap between the normative aspirations of liberal, criminal law scholarship and the current criminal law and practice of Anglophone jurisdictions. This gap can in large part be explained by the concern with security and risk which seems set to stay
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Sullivan, G. R. Seeking Security : Pre-Empting the Commission of Criminal Harms London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2012 9781849461665
Subject Criminal law -- England -- Congresses.;Criminal law -- Wales -- Congresses.;Criminal law -- Congresses.;Criminal intent -- England -- Congresses.;Criminal intent -- Wales -- Congresses.;Criminal intent -- Congresses
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Alt Author Dennis, Ian
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