A Behavioral Ethics Perspective on the Theory of Criminal Law & Punishment
20 Pages Posted: 21 Sep 2022
Date Written: September 18, 2022
This chapter examines how the field of behavioral ethics – the study of how people make and perceive ethical decisions and behavior – could influence the theory and doctrine of criminal law and criminal punishment. It will do so by exploring a number of contexts in which applying behavioral ethics principles yield normative insights into criminal law and punishment doctrines.
Keywords: behavioral ethics, criminal law, punishment theories
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