Criminal Law and Philosophy 8 (3):687-691 (2014)

Abstract
On one level, the focus of The Limits of Criminal Law is captured by its title—the book is concerned with the legitimate boundaries of the criminal law. Lauterwein sets out different approaches to this topic in the German and Australian legal contexts. The book does not formally adopt a comparative methodology, but rather presents ‘an analysis using contextual and comparative elements’ (p. 45). He concentrates on analysing discussion of the limits of the criminal law in Australia, using the German legal theoretical approach as a counterpoint. But, on another level, the book is concerned with the features of criminal legal scholarship in these two national contexts and the influence of this scholarship (in the author’s words, ‘legal theorizing’) on the criminal law in their respective traditions. As a result, The Limits of the Criminal Law addresses both the question ‘what sorts of behaviour may the state legitimately make criminal?’ (a question that is expressly posed by the author) an ..
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
ISBN(s)
DOI 10.1007/s11572-013-9227-8
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 70,091
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Iv-Answering for Crime.R. A. Duff - 2006 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 106 (1):87-113.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

European Criminal Law and European Identity.Mireille Hildebrandt - 2007 - Criminal Law and Philosophy 1 (1):57-78.
Indirect Co-Perpetration.Shachar Eldar - 2014 - Criminal Law and Philosophy 8 (3):605-617.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2013-04-26

Total views
41 ( #276,474 of 2,506,174 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #416,984 of 2,506,174 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes