Book Review of Michael J. Zimmerman's The Immorality of Punishment
Michelle Madden Dempsey
Villanova University School of Law
Law and Philosophy, Vol. 32, p. 333, 2013
Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-3033
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 5
Keywords: Legal philosophy, criminal law, law and society, jurisprudence, crime, punishment
Date posted: May 3, 2013 ; Last revised: May 11, 2013
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