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Law Criminal law English criminal law Criminology Crimes Criminalization Politics Crime Consent Assault Murder in English law Inchoate offences in English law
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Douglas Husak, Overcriminalization: The Limits of the Criminal Law - “My central concern is that overcriminalization results in unjust punishments. The primary victims of this injustice are persons who incur penal liability. That is, the main problem with overcriminalization derives from its impact on those who are punished, rather than from its effects on taxpayers, our culture ” Law and Order “Commonsense” Defining Crime G Williams, Textbook of Criminal Law - A crime (or offence) is a legal wrong that can be followed by criminal proceedings which may result in punishment. - Crime is an act that is condemned sufficiently strongly to have induced the authorities (legislature or judges) to declare it to be punishable before the ordinary courts. - In...
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