Merciful judgments and contemporary society legal problems, legal possibilities by Austin Sarat

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Administration of Criminal justice,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Law and ethics,
  • LAW / General,
  • Transitional justice

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Austin Sarat
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK5001 .M43 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 309 p. ;
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25131615M
ISBN 109781107008434
LC Control Number2011025091

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Merciful Judgments in Contemporary Society: Legal Problems/Legal Possibilities explores the tension between law's need for and dependence on merciful judgments and suspicions that regularly accompany them.

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