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Lifting the Cloak: Preventive Detention as Punishment


Douglas Husak


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Philosophy

2011

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 48, p. 1173, Fall 2011

Abstract:     
I propose that the most promising means to defend preventive detention is to construe it as punishment for crime. I respond to conceptual and normative reasons to believe that my proposal is unsound.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 23

Keywords: preventive detention, punishment, proportionality, retributivism

JEL Classification: K14

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Date posted: March 6, 2012  

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Husak, Douglas, Lifting the Cloak: Preventive Detention as Punishment (2011). San Diego Law Review, Vol. 48, p. 1173, Fall 2011. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2016613

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Douglas N. Husak (Contact Author)
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Philosophy ( email )
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