Structure and Function in Criminal Law

Overview


This unique work sheds much new light on the old problem of conceptualization and classification within criminal law. Paul H. Robinson argues that the current operational structure of criminal law fails to fully account for its different functions, and proceeds to suggest new sample codes of criminal conduct and adjudication in a study that will be seen as an incisive departure from today's pragmatic approach. The book is an important and well-rounded exploration of the structure of criminal law systems that ...
See more details below
Hardcover (New Edition)
$140.86
BN.com price
(Save 14%)$165.00 List Price
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (1) from $157.17   
  • New (1) from $157.17   
Sending request ...

Overview


This unique work sheds much new light on the old problem of conceptualization and classification within criminal law. Paul H. Robinson argues that the current operational structure of criminal law fails to fully account for its different functions, and proceeds to suggest new sample codes of criminal conduct and adjudication in a study that will be seen as an incisive departure from today's pragmatic approach. The book is an important and well-rounded exploration of the structure of criminal law systems that will appeal to both teachers of law and policy-makers around the globe.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"This book should be read by all criminal law scholars and reformers."--Choice

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

Paul H. Robinson is Professor of Law at Northwestern University's School of Law. One of the leading criminal law scholars in the United States, Robinson has written many key texts on the subject.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Contents
Part I: Introduction
Chapter One: Structure and Function in Criminal Law
Chapter Two: The Formal Structure of Current Criminal Law
Part II: Operational Structure
Chapter Three: The Definition of Offenses
Chapter Four: Principles of Imputation
Chapter Five: General Defenses
Part III: Functional Structure
Chapter Six: A Functional Analysis of Criminal Law
Chapter Seven: The Rules of Conduct
Chapter Eight: The Doctrines of Liability
Chapter Nine: The Doctrines of Grading
Appendices
A Code of Criminal Conduct
A Code of Criminal Adjudication

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)