Why punish hate?
Keywords:Racism, Violence, Criminal Justice, Punishment
AbstractAn excerpt from chapter 7 of Professor Frederick M. Lawrence’s book Punishing hate: bias crimes under American law, considering the often controversial debate over the treatment in law of crimes motivated by racial hatred and the wider issue of punishment theory. Article by Professor Frederick M. Lawrence (Boston University, USA). Published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.
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