Proportionality principles in American law : controlling excessive government actions

From the ancient origins of Just War doctrine to contemporary theories of punishment, concepts of proportionality have long been an instrumental part of the rule of law and an essential check on government power. Two renowned legal scholars seek to advance such a theory

Main Author: Sullivan, E. Thomas
Other Authors: Frase, Richard S.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2009, 2009
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Summary:From the ancient origins of Just War doctrine to contemporary theories of punishment, concepts of proportionality have long been an instrumental part of the rule of law and an essential check on government power. Two renowned legal scholars seek to advance such a theory
Physical Description:ix, 284 p.
ISBN:9780199869411