Philosophical issues in law : cases and materials

Philosophical issues in law : cases and materials

Philosophical issues in law : cases and materials

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Kenneth Kipnis
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New Jersey
  • Publication Information: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1977
  • Publication Type (Medium): Trials, litigation, etc, Cases, Jurisprudence
  • Type: Book
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Additional Format

Online version: Philosophical issues in law. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, ©1977 (OCoLC)622010533

Short Description

XII, 337 pages ; 23 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Philosophical issues in law : cases and materials is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Prentice-Hall
  • Responsable Person: [edited by] Kenneth Kipnis.
  • Publication Date: 1977
  • Copyright Date: 1977
  • Location: Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
  • Country/State: New Jersey
  • Number of Editions: 7 editions
  • First edition Date: 1977
  • Last edition Date: 1977
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF379
  • Dewey Code: 340.1
  • ISBN: 0136622968 9780136622963
  • OCLC: 2424988

Main Contents

Strict liability in the criminal law: United States Supreme Court. United States v. Dotterweich. Hart, H.L.A. Legal responsibility and excuses. Wasserstrom, R.A. Strict liability in the criminal law.–The enforcement of community standards: United States Supreme Court. Village of Belle Terre v. Boraas. Devlin, P. Morals and the criminal law. Devlin, P. Democracy and morality. Feinberg, J. From social philosophy. Conway, D.A. Law, liberty, and indecency.–The legal duty to render aid: United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit. Jones v. United States. Honore?, A.M. Law, morals, and rescue. Epstein, R.A.A theory of strict liability. Harris, J. The Marxist conception of VIolence.–The prosecution of the conscientious VIolator: United States District Court of Massachusetts. United States v. Sisson. Griswold, E.N. Dissent–1968. Dworking, R. On not prosecuting civil disobedience.–Preferential treatment: Supreme Court of Washington. DeFunis v. Odegaard. United States Supreme Court. DeFunis v. Odegaard. Nickel, J.W. Classification by race in compensatory programs. Newton, L.H. Reverse discrimination as unjustified. Thomson, J.J. Preferential hiring. Ezorsky, G. It's mine.–Plea bargaining: United States Supreme Court. North Carolina v. Alford. Enker, A. Perspectives on plea bargaining. Kipnis, K. Criminal justice and the negotiated plea.

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