Is Killing People Right?: More Great Cases that Shaped the Legal World

Is Killing People Right?: More Great Cases that Shaped the Legal World

by Allan C. Hutchinson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107560888
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/18/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Allan C. Hutchinson is a Distinguished Research Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, and an internationally recognised legal theorist. He is the author or editor of twenty books, including Evolution and the Common Law (Cambridge, 2005), The Province of Jurisprudence Democratized (2008) and Is Eating People Wrong? (Cambridge, 2010).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: on the road (again); 2. Is killing people right? Law and the end of life; 3. Oil on troubled waters: the consequences of civil liability; 4. The politics of law: cats, pigeons and old chestnuts; 5. The companies we keep: the moralities of business; 6. Fifty shades of Brown: consent and the criminal law; 7. Putting up a defence: sex, murder and videotapes; 8. Wade-ing into controversy: a case of accidental activism; 9. Playing a different tune: fairness in deal-making; 10. Conclusion: surfing the tides.

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