Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 February 2021

544 Pages


ISBN: 9780198853145

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Fundamentals of Criminal Law

Responsibility, Culpability, and Wrongdoing

A P Simester

  • Systematically explores how criminal law's major doctrines are grounded in deeper theoretical principles
  • Integrates arguments about the scope of those doctrines with a coherent, multifaceted theory
  • Explains the controversies about a wide range of legal doctrines, including causation, moral luck, necessity, negligence, omissions, and unknown/mistaken justifications

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