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Justification: Self-Defense - Bibliography

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ALEXANDER, LARRY. "Self-Defense, Justification, and Excuse." Philosophy & Public Affairs 23 (1994): 53–66.

BLACKSTONE, WILLIAM. Commentaries on the Laws of England. Birmingham: The Legal Classics Library, Gryphon, 1983.

BROWN, RICHARD MAXWELL. No Duty to Retreat: Violence and Values in American History and Society. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

CHRISTOPHER, RUSSELL L. "Mistake of Fact in the Objective Theory of Justification: Do Two Rights Make Two Wrongs Make Two Rights. . .?" The Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 85 (1994): 295–332.

——. "Self-Defense and Defense of Others." Philosophy & Public Affairs 27 (1998): 123–141.

DRESSLER, JOSHUA. Understanding Criminal Law, 2d ed. New York: Matthew Bender/Irwin, 1995.

——. "Battered Women, Sleeping Abusers, and Criminal Responsibility." Chicago Policy Review 2 (1997): 1–16.

EPPS, GARRETT. "Any Which Way but Loose: Interpretive Strategies and Attitudes Toward Violence in the Evolution of the Anglo-American 'Retreat Rule."' Law & Contemporary Problems 55 (1992): 303–331.

FINKELSTEIN, CLAIRE O. "Self-Defense as a Rational Excuse." University of Pittsburgh Law Review 57 (1996): 621–649.

FLETCHER, GEORGE P. "Proportionality and the Psychotic Aggressor: A Vignette in Comparative Criminal Theory." Israel Law Review 8 (1973): 367–390.

——. Rethinking Criminal Law. Boston: Little, Brown, 1978.

——. A Crime of Self-Defense: Bernhard Goetz and the Law on Trial. New York: The Free Press, 1988.

GILLESPIE, CYNTHIA K. Justifiable Homicide: Battered Women, Self-Defense, and the Law. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press, 1989.

GREENAWALT, KENT. "The Perplexing Borders of Justification and Excuse." Columbia Law Review 84, no. 8 (1984): 1897–1927.

HUSAK, DOUGLAS. Philosophy of Criminal Law. Totowa, N.J.: Rowman, Littlefield, 1987.

KADISH, SANFORD H. "Respect for Life and Regard for Rights in the Criminal Law." California Law Review 64, no. 4 (1976): 871–901.

MAGUIGAN, HOLLY. "Battered Women and Self-Defense: Myths and Misconceptions in Current Reform Proposals." University of Pennsylvania Law Review 140, no. 2 (1991): 379–485.

NOZICK, ROBERT. Anarchy, State, and Utopia. New York: Basic Books, 1974.

ROBINSON, PAUL H. Criminal Law Defenses. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1984.

——. Criminal Law. New York: Aspen, 1997.

ROSEN, RICHARD. "On Self-Defense, Imminence, and Women Who Kill Their Batterers." North Carolina Law Review 71, no. 2 (1993): 371–411.

SCHOPP, ROBERT F. Justification Defenses and Just Convictions. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

SCHULHOFER, STEPHEN. "The Gender Question in Criminal Law." Social Philosophy & Policy 7 (1990): 105–137.

THOMSON, JUDITH JARVIS. "Self-Defense." Philosophy & Public Affairs 20 (1991): 283–310.

UNIACKE, SUZANNE. Permissible Killing: The Self-Defense Justification of Homicide. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

WECHSLER, HERBERT, and MICHAEL, JEROME. "A Rationale of the Law of Homicide." Columbia Law Review 37, no. 3 (1937): 701–761.

WILLIAMS, GLANVILLE. Textbook of Criminal Law, 2d ed. London: Blackwell, 1983.

ZIPURSKY, BENJAMIN C. "Self-Defense, Domination, and the Social Contract." University of Pittsburgh Law Review 57 (1996): 579–614.

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