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The Constitution of the Criminal Law

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


This third book in the Criminalization series examines the constitutionalization of criminal law. It considers how the criminal law is constituted through the political processes of the state; how the agents of the criminal law can be answerable to it themselves; and finally, how the criminal law can be constituted as part of the international order. Addressing the ways in which and the grounds on which types of conduct can be justifiably criminalized, the first four chapters of this volume focus on the questions that arise from a consideration of the political constitution of the criminal law ... More

Keywords: constitutionalization, criminal law, international order, conduct, political constitution, domestic laws, nation-states

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199673872
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673872.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

R.A. Duff, editor
Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, and professor emeritus, Department of Philosophy, University of Stirling

Lindsay Farmer, editor
School of Law, University of Glasgow

S.E. Marshall, editor
Department of Philosophy, University of Stirling

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