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The English Constitution
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Police and the prevention of Crime: Commerce, temptation and the corruption of the Body Politic, from Fielding to Colquhoun
The prevention of crime is central to the ideology of the modern criminal justice system. Prevention is generally seen as a humane alternative to the punishment of an offence after it has beenExpand
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The Province of Legislation Determined: Legal Theory in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Preface Abbreviations Introduction Part I. Blackstone and the Commentaries: 1. The law of England 2. Blackstone's science of legislation Part II. The Judiciary: 3. Equity, principle and precedent 4.Expand
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Bentham's Democracy
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Legal issues in the reproductive health care of adolescents.
There is significant evidence that both physicians and adolescents are uninformed of adolescents' legal rights to confidential reproductive health care. When young people are aware of their right toExpand
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Physician-only and physician assistant statutes: a case of perceived but unfounded conflict.
In the 1970s, after the US Supreme Court declared in Roe v Wade that a woman has a fundamental right to terminate a pregnancy, most states enacted laws decriminalizing abortion. Generally, theseExpand
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From Bentham to Benthamism
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Economy and Polity in Bentham's Science of Legislation
The article examines the account of human nature and social action which Bentham adopted in his legislative theory, or what might be considered the sociology informing Bentham's jurisprudence. IExpand
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