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NCJ Number: 32678 Find in a Library
Title: SENSE AND NONSENSE ABOUT VICTIMLESS CRIMES
Journal: SKEPTIC  Issue:4  Dated:(NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 1974)  Pages:37-41
Author(s): R J NEUHAUS
Corporate Author: Forum for Contemporary History
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Forum for Contemporary History
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE DEBATE ABOUT WHAT OUGHT AND WHAT OUGHT NOT TO BE A CRIME IS A DEBATE ABOUT MORALITY: THE AUTHOR TAKES EXCEPTION TO THE ARGUMENT THAT WE CANNOT OR SHOULD NOT LEGISLATE MORALITY.
Abstract: WHILE NOT ABSOLUTELY AGAINST THE DECRIMINALIZATION OR LEGALIZATION OF MANY OF THE SO-CALLED 'VICTIMLESS CRIMES', THE AUTHOR POINTS OUT INCONSISTENCIES IN MANY OF THE ARGUMENTS FOR DECRIMINALIZATION.
Index Term(s): Critiques; Decriminalization; Legislation; Moral-decency crimes; Victimless crimes
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