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Seeking Security : Pre-Empting the Commission of Criminal Harms

By: Sullivan, G R.
Contributor(s): Dennis, Ian.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012Description: 1 online resource (370 p.).ISBN: 9781847319296.Subject(s): Criminal intent -- Congresses | Criminal intent -- England -- Congresses | Criminal intent -- Wales -- Congresses | Criminal law -- Congresses | Criminal law -- England -- Congresses | Criminal law -- Wales -- CongressesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Seeking Security : Pre-Empting the Commission of Criminal HarmsDDC classification: 345 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Prelims; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Table of Cases; Table of Legislation; Seeking Security: An Introduction; 1. Identification, Surveillance and Profiling: On the Use and Abuse of Citizen Data; 2. On the Legitimacy of Imposing Direct and Indirect Obligations to Disclose Information on Non-Suspects; 3. Prophylactic Crimes; 4. Harmless Wrongdoing and the Anticipatory Perspective on Criminalisation; 5. Risk and Inchoate Crimes: Retribution or Prevention?; 6. Risks, Culpability and Criminal Liability; 7. Preventive Detention at the Margins of Autonomy
8. Security, Risk and Preventive Orders9. Imprisonment under the Precautionary Principle; 10. Erring on the Side of Safety: Risk Assessment, Expert Knowledge, and the Criminal Court; 11. The Test for Dangerousness; 12. Culpability in Self-defence and Crime Prevention; 13. The Hard Treatment of Innocent Persons in State Responses to the Threat of Large Scale, and Imminent Terrorist Violence: Examining the Legal Constraints; Index
Summary: This book explores the gap between the normative aspirations of liberal, criminal law scholarship and the current criminal law and practice of Anglophone jurisdictions. This gap can in large part be explained by the concern with security and risk which seems set to stay.
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Prelims; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Table of Cases; Table of Legislation; Seeking Security: An Introduction; 1. Identification, Surveillance and Profiling: On the Use and Abuse of Citizen Data; 2. On the Legitimacy of Imposing Direct and Indirect Obligations to Disclose Information on Non-Suspects; 3. Prophylactic Crimes; 4. Harmless Wrongdoing and the Anticipatory Perspective on Criminalisation; 5. Risk and Inchoate Crimes: Retribution or Prevention?; 6. Risks, Culpability and Criminal Liability; 7. Preventive Detention at the Margins of Autonomy

8. Security, Risk and Preventive Orders9. Imprisonment under the Precautionary Principle; 10. Erring on the Side of Safety: Risk Assessment, Expert Knowledge, and the Criminal Court; 11. The Test for Dangerousness; 12. Culpability in Self-defence and Crime Prevention; 13. The Hard Treatment of Innocent Persons in State Responses to the Threat of Large Scale, and Imminent Terrorist Violence: Examining the Legal Constraints; Index

This book explores the gap between the normative aspirations of liberal, criminal law scholarship and the current criminal law and practice of Anglophone jurisdictions. This gap can in large part be explained by the concern with security and risk which seems set to stay.

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G R Sullivan is Emeritus Professor of Law at University College London. Ian Dennis is Professor of English Law at University College London.

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