Justice and the Prosecution of Old Crimes

Alexander McCall Smith, Daniel W. Shuman

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This volume questions how individuals and societies ought to deal with crimes committed in the distant past. Agency and responsibility on the part of the wrongdoer are weighed against forgiveness and mercy on the part of the victim. Examples are drawn from all areas of law.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherAmerican Psychological Association
ISBN (Print)1557986932
Publication statusPublished - 2000


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