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The Boundaries of the Criminal Law

R.A. Duff, Lindsay Farmer, S.E. Marshall, Massimo Renzo, and Victor Tadros


The series Criminalization is a set of volumes arising from an interdisciplinary investigation into criminalization, focussing on the principles and goals that should guide decisions about what kinds of conduct are to be criminalized, and the forms that criminalization should take. Developing a normative theory of criminalization, the six volumes in this series aim to tackle the key questions at the heart of issue: By reference to what principles and goals should legislations decide what to criminalize? How should criminal wrongs be classified and differentiated? And how should law enforcement ... More

Keywords: criminalization, normative theory, criminal law, harm principle, moral wrongdoing, legal regulation, new technology, criminal justice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199600557
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600557.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

R.A. Duff, editor
Department of Philosophy, University of Stirling
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Lindsay Farmer, editor
School of Law, University of Glasgow
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S.E. Marshall, editor
Department of Philosophy, University of Stirling