Nicola Lacey

London School of Economics - Law School

Houghton Street

London WC2A 2AE, WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Criminalisation as Regulation: The Role of Criminal Law

In C Parker et al (eds), Regulating Law (OUP 2004) 144-167, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 50
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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criminal law, regulation, responsive regulation, meta-regulation

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From Moll Flanders to Tess of the D'Urbervilles: Women, Autonomy and Criminal Responsibility in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century England

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 5/2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Sep 2007
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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The Resurgence of Character: Criminal Responsibility in the Context of Criminalisation

In A Duff & S Green (eds), Philosophical Foundations of Criminal Law (OUP 2011) 151-178, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 54/2012
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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capacity, character, responsibility, criminalisation, criminal law theory, prevention, character evidence, terrorism, dangerousness

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Philosophical Foundations of the Common Law: Social Not Metaphysical

In J Horder (ed), Oxford Essays in Jurisprudence (OUP, 4th series 2000), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 57
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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Analytical jurisprudence, sociological jurisprudence, corporate personality, corporate criminal liability, doctrinal analysis, internal, external

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Why Globalisation Doesn’t Spell Convergence: Models of Institutional Variation and the Comparative Political Economy of Punishment

In A Crawford (ed), International and Comparative Criminal Justice and Urban Governance (CUP 2011) 214-250, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 49/2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2012
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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globalization, convergence, comparative political economy, punishment models, institutions, New Zealand, United States

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Women, Crime and Character in Twentieth Century Law and Literature: In Search of the Modern Moll Flanders

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 20/2017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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Out of the Witches’ Cauldron?: Reinterpreting the Context and Re-Assessing the Significance of the Hart-Fuller Debate

In P Cane (ed), The Hart-Fuller Debate Fifty Years On (Hart Publishing 2010) 1-42, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 51
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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Hart, Fuller, positivism, natural law, jurisprudence

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Why are the Truly Disadvantaged American, When the UK is Bad Enough? A Political Economy Analysis of Local Autonomy in Criminal Justice, Education, Residential Zoning

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 11/2013
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Nicola Lacey and David Soskice
London School of Economics - Law School and University of Oxford
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Comparing Serious Violent Crime in the US and England and Wales: Why It Matters, and How It Can Be Done

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 16/2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jul 2014
Zelia Anna Gallo, Nicola Lacey and David Soskice
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics - Law School and University of Oxford
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United States, England and Wales, serious violent crime, comparative analysis

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Getting Proportionality in Perspective: Philosophy, History and Institutions

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 12/2021
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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Gamblers and Gentlefolk: Money, Law and Status in Trollope's England

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 03/2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 May 2016
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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Patrick Devlin's The Enforcement of Morals Revisited: Absolutism and Ambivalence

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 01/2022
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Apr 2022
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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13.

Denial and Responsibility

In C Chinkin, D Downes, C Gearty & P Rock (eds), Crime, Social Control and Human Rights (Willan Publishing 2007), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 52
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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responsibility, denial, consciousness, agency, psychoanalysis, inculpation, exculpation

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Crime and Punishment in the US: Political Systems and Technology Regime Change

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 16/2019
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2021
Nicola Lacey and David Soskice
London School of Economics - Law School and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government
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crime, punishment, United States, political systems, technology regimes

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Crime, Responsibility and Institutional Design

In M Smith, R Goodin & G Brennan (eds), Common Minds (OUP 2007) 182-198, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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responsibility, criminal justice, legitimation, coordination, institutional design

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Contingency and Conceptualism: Reflections on an Encounter between Critique and Philosophical Analysis of Criminal Law

In RA Duff (ed), Philosophy and the Criminal Law (CUP 1998), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 16 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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criminal law theory, critique, philosophy, historical analysis, classification, coherence, general part, special part

17.

Historicising Contrasts in Tolerance

In T Newburn (ed), The Politics of Crime Control (OUP: Clarendon Studies in Criminology 2006) 197-226, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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comparative criminal justice, punishment, tolerance, history, degradation

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Historicising Criminalisation: Conceptual and Empirical Issues

Modern Law Review, Vol. 72, Issue 6, pp. 936-960, November 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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The Chimera of Proportionality: Institutionalising Limits on Punishment in Contemporary Social and Political Systems

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 78, Issue 2, pp. 216-240, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Mar 2015
Nicola Lacey and Hanna Pickard
London School of Economics - Law School and University of Oxford - Faculty of Philosophy
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Proportionality, punishment, desert theory, retributivism, comparative political economy, evolutionary psychology

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Companions on a Serendipitous Journey

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 44, Issue 2, pp. 283-296, 2017
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 May 2017
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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The Metaphor of Proportionality

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 43, Issue 1, pp. 27-44, 2016
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Feb 2016
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School
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Populism and the Rule of Law

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 15, pp. 79-96, 2019
Posted: 23 Oct 2019
Nicola Lacey
London School of Economics - Law School

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Understanding the Determinants of Penal Policy: Crime, Culture, and Comparative Political Economy

Annual Review of Criminology, Vol. 1, pp. 195-217, 2018
Posted: 10 Feb 2018
Nicola Lacey, David Soskice and David Hope
London School of Economics - Law School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Government

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From the Consulting Room to the Court Room? Taking the Clinical Model of Responsibility Without Blame into the Legal Realm

(2013) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (Forthcoming), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 53/2012
Posted: 13 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
Nicola Lacey and Hanna Pickard
London School of Economics - Law School and University of Oxford - Faculty of Philosophy

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blame, desert, justice, agency, punishment, rehabilitation, responsibility, treatment