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Philosophical issues in law

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
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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. Honoré, 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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Bibliography: p. 325-337.


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