Contrived Defenses and Deterrent Threats: Two Facets of One Problem

Abstract

What relation do the various parts of a plan bear to the overall aim of the plan? In this essay we consider this question in the context of two very different problems in the criminal law. The first, known in the German criminal law literature as the Actio Libera in Causa, involves defendants who contrive to commit crimes under conditions that would… (More)

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@inproceedings{Finkelstein2008ContrivedDA, title={Contrived Defenses and Deterrent Threats: Two Facets of One Problem}, author={Claire Oakes Finkelstein and Leo C. Katz}, year={2008} }