Politics and Punishment: Reactions to Markel's Political Retributivism

Virginia Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 255

12 Pages Posted: 28 Oct 2011 Last revised: 16 Nov 2011

Date Written: October 28, 2011

Abstract

This commentary responds to the account of political retributivism Dan Markel sets out in “Retributive Justice and the Demands of Democratic Citizenship.”

Markel's paper, and links to other commentaries on it, can be found at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1930443

His reply to this commentary, and the others, can be found at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1950321

Keywords: retributivism, punishment theory, criminal justice, legal moralism

Suggested Citation

Cahill, Michael T., Politics and Punishment: Reactions to Markel's Political Retributivism (October 28, 2011). Virginia Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 255, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1950660

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