The Legitimization of Modern Criminal Law (Research Group Conference)

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Date: 
Sun, 05/06/2016 to Tue, 07/06/2016

 

ORGANIZERS:

Antony Duff, University of Stirling
Miri Gur-Arye, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Alon Harel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

The theme of the conference is identical to the theme of the research group, namely, the legitimation of criminal law. The discussed themes will include: moral panics (leading to harsh sentencing), the legitimacy of under-enforcement, mechanisms to correct wrongful convictions, the justifiability of taking into account retributive considerationsin determining the sentence, multiculturalism (the cultural defence), republican and communitarian approaches to sentencing, and others.

 

SPEAKERS:

Kathryn Campbell, University of Ottawa
Vincent Chiao, University of Toronto
Leora Dahan-Katz, Yale University
Antony Duff, University of Stirling
Shachar Eldar, Ono Academic College
Talia Fisher, Tel Aviv University
Miri Gur-Arye, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Alon Harel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ori Herstein, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Tatjana Hörnle, Humboldt University of Berlin
Anat Horovitz, The Hebrew University & the Office of the State Public Defender
Tal Jonathan-Zamir, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Christopher Kutz, University of California, Berkeley
Sandra Marshall, University of Stirling
Matt Matravers, University of York
Daniel Ohana, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Michel Paradis, Columbia University
Galia Schneebaum, IDC, Herzliya
Re’em Segev, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Doron Teichman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ekow N. Yankah, Cardozo School of Law
Lorenzo Zucca, King’s College London

 

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