David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Criminal Law and Philosophy 1 (1):119-122 (2006)
The article is a review of A.P. Simester, ed., Appraising Strict Liability. We strongly recommend the book for the sophistication of the contributorsâ analyses, and the contribution the book makes to clarifying the normative issues at stake in strict liability legal regimes. The review focuses on the more philosophical essays in the book. The specific issues from the book identified in the review are: the rights-based character of the prohibition on conviction without moral fault; the importance of the principle of proportionality; due diligence defences; the instrumental worth of strict liability in relation to quasi-criminal regulation; the faultiness of genuinely creating risks
|Keywords||Strict liability Risk Punishment Retributivism Corporate regulation Mens rea Fault|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Anton Vedder (2001). Accountability of Internet Access and Service Providers – Strict Liability Entering Ethics? Ethics and Information Technology 3 (1):67-74.
Christian Witting, Leichhardt Municipal Council Vs. Montgomery: Non-Delegable Duties and Roads Authorities.
R. G. Frey & Christopher W. Morris (eds.) (1991). Liability and Responsibility: Essays in Law and Morals. Cambridge University Press.
D. R. Cooley (2003). Strict Joint and Several Liability and Justice. Journal of Business Ethics 47 (3):199 - 208.
Joseph Raz (2010). Responsibility and the Negligence Standard. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 30 (1):1-18.
Douglas N. Husak (2010). The Philosophy of Criminal Law: Selected Essays. Oxford University Press.
Andrew Piker (1998). Strict Product Liability and the Unfairness Objection. Journal of Business Ethics 17 (8):885-893.
Antony Duff (2009). Legal and Moral Responsibility. Philosophy Compass 4 (6):978-986.
Added to index2010-08-10
Total downloads9 ( #177,589 of 1,410,030 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #107,760 of 1,410,030 )
How can I increase my downloads?