Criminal Law and Philosophy 6 (2):115-129 (2012)

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This essay asks if there is a role for an active public in ratcheting down the harsh politics of crime control in the United States and the United Kingdom that has led to increased use of the criminal law and greater severity in punishment. It considers two opposing answers offered by political and legal theorists and then begins to develop a participatory democratic framework for institutional reform
Keywords Punishment  Citizen participation  Democracy  Restorative justice  Criminal jury
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