THE OFFENCE PRINCIPLE IN CRIMINAL LAW: AFFRONT TO SENSIBILITY OR WRONGDOING?
Author: VON HIRSCH, ANDREW
Source: King's Law Journal, Volume 11, Number 1, 2000 , pp. 78-89(12)
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Abstract:This article focuses on the ethical issues concerning the Offence Principle. Its aim is not to elucidate existing English law but, rather, to supply principles that might help guide a reconsideration of such law in this country and elsewhere.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2000-01-01
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