Prevention and the Limits of the Criminal Law

Prevention and the Limits of the Criminal Law
Author : Andrew Ashworth
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Total Pages : 319
Release : 2013-01-31
ISBN 10 : 9780199656769
ISBN 13 : 0199656762
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Prevention and the Limits of the Criminal Law Book Description:

Are preventive justice measures justified? Do they needlessly blur the boundaries between criminal and civil law, signalling a change in the architecture of security? The contributors in this volume re-assess the foundations for the range of coercive measures that states now take in the name of prevention and public protection.


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