Freedom and Criminal Responsibility in American Legal Thought.
By: Green, Thomas Andrew.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (520 p.).ISBN: 9781316077030.Subject(s): Criminal liability -- United States | Freedom | HISTORY / United States / 20th Century | Law -- PhilosophyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Freedom and Criminal Responsibility in American Legal ThoughtDDC classification: 345.73/04 | 345.7304 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half-title; Epigraph; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Free Will Problem and the Criminal Law; The Free Will Problem in Twentieth-Century American Criminal Law; Negotiating Determinism and Conventional Morality: The Jury, the Insanity Defense...; The Free Will Problem and the Scope of This Book; Part I: Freedom and Criminal Responsibility in the Age of Pound; 1 Prologue; The Fin de Siècle; The New Century: Gino Speranza; The New Science and "Incorrigibles"; Free Will and the Jury; 2 The Progressive Era: Pound
The Progressive EraThe AICLC and the 1909 Rapprochement; Private Law and Pound; Pound's Early Criminal Law Scholarship: 1905-1915; Pound's Future of the Criminal Law: 1916-1921; Criminal Justice Today: Pound in the Early 1920s; Conclusion: Pound Unresolved; 3 Pound Eclipsed?; Introduction; William A. White; S. Sheldon Glueck; John H. Wigmore and the Ongoing Conversation of the 1920s; Conclusion; Part II: Conventional Morality and the Rule of Law; 4 Scientific-Positivism, Utilitarianism, and the Wages of Conventional Morality: 1930-1937; Introduction; Scientific-Positivism
The Behavioral Science Critique of Free WillPositivist-Leaning Jurisprudence; Social Passions and the Rule of Law; Raymond Moley; Francis Sayre; Jerome Hall; John B. Waite; Alfred Gausewitz; The Utilitarian Reaction: Jerome Michael and Herbert Wechsler; Conclusion; 5 Entr'acte; Introduction; Traditionalism Redux: Jerome Hall and Thurman Arnold; Jerome Hall; Thurman Arnold; Positivism and the Consciousness of Freedom: Robert Knight; Existential Perspectives: Sir Walter Moberly and Wilber Katz; Sir Walter Moberly; Wilber Katz; Conclusion
6 Durham v. United States, the Moral Context of the Criminal Law, and...Introduction; The Insanity Defense and DURHAM; Legal Insanity; Durham v. United States, David Bazelon, C.J.; Divergence and Convergence; The Limits of Utilitarian Compromise: Herbert Wechsler and the Model Penal Code; The Voice of Traditionalism: Jerome Hall; The Vicissitudes of Positivism: Warren Hill and Thurman Arnold; Wilber Katz; Thomas Szasz; Convergence Triumphant: Henry Hart; Conclusion; Part III: Freedom, Criminal Responsibility, and Retributivism in Late-Twentieth-Century Legal Thought
7 The Foundations of Neo-Retributivism: 1957-1976Introduction; Herbert Hart and the American Criminal Jurisprudence of the 1960s; A Critique: Francis Allen; A New Initiative: Herbert Hart; Hart, Wootton, and the Fate of Judgment without Blame; Sixties American Criminal Jurisprudence: Packer, Kadish, and Goldstein; Herbert Packer; Sanford Kadish; Abraham Goldstein; Herbert Morris: Retributivism Revived; Crossroads: The Early 1970s; Doing Justice and the Decline of the Rehabilitative Ideal; The Capacity to Conform: David Bazelon and Stephen Morse; Conclusion
8 Rethinking the Freedom Question: 1978-1994
This book deals with the most fundamental problem in criminal law, the way in which free will and determinism relate to criminal responsibility.
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