Criminal Law and Philosophy 10 (2):315-327 (2016)

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John Kleinig
CUNY Graduate Center
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In this paper, I critique one aspect of Simester and von Hirsch’s, Crimes, Harms, and Wrongs—their recognition of harm and offence principles, but failure to construct a paternalistic principle, despite their willingness to countenance some small measure of criminal paternalism. Construction of such a principle would have clarified the problems of as well as the limits to criminalising paternalism.
Keywords Blood sports  Criminalisation  Extreme sports  Paternalistic principle  Self-degradation  Self-harm
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