Forgiveness and Mercy (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Law)
Jeffrie G Murphy , Jean Hampton
ISBN13:9780521395670 ISBN:0521395674 Binding: Paperback List Price: $48.0 Publisher:Cambridge University Press Published Date: Pages:208 Average Goodreads rating: 4.22/5 (18 ratings)
This work focuses on the degree to which certain moral and legal doctrines are rooted in specific passions that are then institutionalized in the form of criminal law. It examines the role of sympathy and compassion in legal decision-making.