The Voodoo We Do: Harm, Impossibility, and the Reductionist Impulse

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Kevin Cole

University of San Diego School of Law

Date Written: May 30, 1994

Abstract

This article assesses the debate over "subjectivist" and "objectivist" accounts of criminal law through the familiar "voodoo doctor" example.

Keywords: criminal law theory, harm, subjectivism, objectivism

Suggested Citation

Cole, Kevin L., The Voodoo We Do: Harm, Impossibility, and the Reductionist Impulse (May 30, 1994). Journal of Contemporary Legal issues, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1994. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1721888

Kevin L. Cole (Contact Author)

University of San Diego School of Law ( email )

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
United States

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