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Deception In Morality And Law, Larry Alexander, Emily Sherwin Jan 2003

Deception In Morality And Law, Larry Alexander, Emily Sherwin

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

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The Moral Emotions Of The Criminal Law, Stephen P. Garvey Jan 2003

The Moral Emotions Of The Criminal Law, Stephen P. Garvey

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

Imagine you have committed a crime. You might experience any number of emotional responses to what you've done, ranging from self-satisfaction to self-disgust. But however you do feel, how should you feel? The question seems especially appropriate for a conference honoring Professor Herbert Morris and celebrating his work, for no one has shed light more on the moral emotions of the criminal law. The line of thought that follows owes Professor Morris a large and obvious debt.

So, once again, how should you feel when you have committed a criminal wrong? "Guilty" comes immediately to mind. But guilt is ...