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Book Review of Michael J. Zimmerman's The Immorality of Punishment


Michelle Madden Dempsey


Villanova University School of Law

Spring 2013

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 32, p. 333, 2013
Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3033

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This short essay reviews Michael Zimmerman’s recent book, in which he argues that legal punishment lacks moral justification. While sympathetic to Zimmerman’s project, the essay critiques the account of moral responsibility that underpins Zimmerman’s argument.

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Keywords: Legal philosophy, criminal law, law and society, jurisprudence, crime, punishment

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Date posted: May 3, 2013 ; Last revised: May 11, 2013

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Dempsey, Michelle Madden, Book Review of Michael J. Zimmerman's The Immorality of Punishment (Spring 2013). Law and Philosophy, Vol. 32, p. 333, 2013; Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3033. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2259875

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Villanova University School of Law ( email )
299 N. Spring Mill Road
Villanova, PA 19085
United States
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