Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2017

240 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190274764

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Rights Forfeiture and Punishment

Christopher Heath Wellman

  • Provides a systematic and unapologetic defense of rights forfeiture theory, a controversial account of when and why punishment is permissible
  • Important argument that ethicists, lawyers, politicians, and philosophy will need to understand
  • Covers a wide-range of issues in criminal law including the authority of the state, international criminal law, the proper scope of the criminal law and the tort/crime distinction, procedural rights, and the justification of mala prohibita

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