Dennis J Baker

University of Cambridge

Trinity Ln

Cambridge, CB2 1TN

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

The Moral Limits of Consent as a Defense in the Criminal Law

12 New Crim. L. Rev. 93 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 May 2012 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2013
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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consent, criminal law

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Contributory Qualifying and Non-Qualifying Triggers in the Loss of Control Defence: A Wrong Turn on Sexual Infidelity

Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 76, pp. 254, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 May 2012 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2013
Dennis J Baker and Lucy Zhao
University of Cambridge and University of Sheffield
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provocation, defense, murder, sexual infidelity, loss of control defence

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Omissions Liability for Homicide Offences: Reconciling R V Kennedy with R V Evans

(2010) 74 Journal of Criminal Law 310
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 May 2012
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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omissions, manslaughter, duty of care

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Constitutionalizing the Harm Principle

Criminal Justice Ethics, Vol. 27, No. 2, p. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2013
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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Eighth Amendment, criminalization, harm principle, justice, rights, constitutional law, criminal law, substantive justice, penal thoery, proportionality in the sentencing

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Glanville Williams Textbook of Criminal Law

London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 May 2012 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2013
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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textbook, criminal law

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The Harm Principle vs. Kantian Criteria for Ensuring Fair, Principled and Just Criminalisation

Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy, Vol. 33, No. 66, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2013
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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criminalization, justice, Kant, Harm Principle, criminal law, morality, rights, penal theory

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The Moral Limits of Criminalizing Remote Harms

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 3, p. 370, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 May 2008
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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criminalization, accessory, liability, harm, jurisprudence, morality, objectivity, morals

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Should Unnecessary Harmful Nontherapeutic Cosmetic Surgery Be Criminalized?

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 17, Number 4, pps 587–630, Fall 2014
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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Liability for Encouraging One's Own Murder, Victims, and Other Exempt Parties

(2012) 23(3) King’s Law Journal 257–285
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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The Normativity of Using Prison to Control Hate Speech: The Hollowness of Waldron's Harm Theory

(2013) 16(4) New Criminal Law Review 621-656, Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2013, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2013-2
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2014
Dennis J Baker and Lucy Zhao
University of Cambridge and University of Sheffield
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The Sense and Nonsense of Criminalizing Transfers of Obscene Material: Criminalizing Privacy Violations

Singapore Law Review, Vol. 26, p. 126, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Mar 2009
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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criminal, law, privacy, offense, criminalization, obscene, consent, moralism, morality, critical, objective, harm, wrongs

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A Critical Evaluation of the Historical and Contemporary Justifications for Criminalizing Begging

(2009) 73 Journal of Criminal Law 212
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 May 2012
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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homelessness, criminalization, human rights, justice, begging, pandhandlers, offense, disgust, ethics, public domains

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Reinterpreting the Mental Element in Criminal Complicity: Change of Normative Position Theory Cannot Rationalize the Current Law

Law & Psychology Review, Vol. 40, 2016
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 30 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2015
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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complicity, Jogee, serious crime act, joint enterprise

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Punishment Without a Crime: Is Preventive Detention Reconcilable with Justice

(2009) 34 Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy 120
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 May 2012
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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preventive detention, dangerous offenders, justice, criminal law, proportionate punishment, 8th Amendment

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Foresight in Common Purpose Complicity/Joint Enterprise Complicity: It Is a Maxim of Evidence, Not a Substantive Fault Element

Dennis J. Baker (Draft Chapter (2013/14): Reinterpreting Criminal Complicity, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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The Impossibility of a Critically Objective Criminal Law

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 349, 2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2013
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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objectivity, morality, criminalization

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Responsibility Links, Fair Labeling and Proportionality in China: Comparing China’s Criminal Law Theory and Doctrine

UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs, Vol. 14, No. 2, p. 274, 2009
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Dennis J Baker and Lucy Zhao
University of Cambridge and University of Sheffield
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Chinese, Criminal Law, Food, Standards

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Collective Criminalization and the Constitutional Right to Endanger Others

(2009) 28 Crim. Just. Ethics 168
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 May 2012
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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constitutional rights, second amendment, criminal justice, firearms, remote harms

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The Concept of Cybercrime: Applying the General Part to Limit Offending via Cyber Means

(2018) People's Procuratorial Semimonthly 1
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Oct 2018
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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Cybercrime, Complicity, General Part

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Lesser Included Offences, Alternative Offences and Accessorial Liability

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jun 2016
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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The Criminality of Fines Imposed by Car Park Companies

Criminal Law & Justice Weekly, Vol. 176, p. 297, May 2012
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 Jan 2013
Dennis J Baker and Lucy Zhao
University of Cambridge and University of Sheffield
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criminality, punitive fines, unjust enrichment, fraud, parking fines, contractual damages

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Complicity, Proportionality and the Serious Crime Act

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 3, p. 403, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2013
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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complicity, criminal law

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Accusation as Proof: Uncorroborated Historic Sexual Abuse Allegations (2020) 84(1) Journal of Criminal Law 1.

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2019
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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beyond reasonable doubt, probablity, miscarriage of justice, historic sex abuse allegations, Cardinal Pell

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Conceptualizing Inchoate Complicity: The Normative and Doctrinal Case for Lessor Offenses as an Alternative to Complicity Liability

Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Nov 2015
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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Mutual Combat Complicity, Transferred Intention/Defenses and the Exempt Party Defense

UNIVERSITY OF LA VERNE LAW REVIEW, Vol. 37, 2016
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2015
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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Prosecuting Complicity: The CPS Legal Guidance on Secondary Liability

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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complicity, joint enterprise and prosecution guidance

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The Mental Element in Hong Kong Law

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 May 2019
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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mens rea, criminal law, subjective and objective fault

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Tracing a Thousand Years of Subjective Fault as the Fulcrum of Criminal Responsibility in Common Law

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Oct 2019
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge
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legal history, criminal law, homicide, public wrong devide, criminalization

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The Right Not to Be Criminalized: Demarcating Criminal Law's Authority

Ashgate Publishing London 2011
Posted: 22 May 2012
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge

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constitutional rights, Warren Court, criminalization of nudity, disgust to others, criminalization of harm to others, harm principle, bill of rights, criminal justice

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The Moral Limits of Consent as a Defense in the Criminal Law

New Criminal Law Review, 2009
Posted: 08 May 2008 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2013
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge

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consent, criminal, law, objectivity, critical, morality, defenses, criminalization, human, dignity, moralism, justice

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The Sense and Nonsense of Criminalizing Transfers of Obscene Material

Singapore Law Review, Vol. 26, 2008
Posted: 08 May 2008
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge

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criminal, law, privacy, offense, criminalization, obscene, consent, moralism, morality, critical, objective, harm, wrongs

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The Harm Principle vs Kantian Criteria for Ensuring Fair, Principled and Just Criminalisation

Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy, Vol. 33, 2008
Posted: 07 May 2008
Dennis J Baker
University of Cambridge

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criminal, law, kant, criminalization, harm, principle, fairness, justice, theory, harmless, wrongs, morality, morals