By Barry Wright,Wing-Cheong, Dr Chan,Barry, Professor Wright,Stanley, Professor Yeo
Enacted in 1860, the Indian Penal Code is the longest serving and some of the most influential felony codes within the universal legislation global. This ebook commemorates its 150th anniversary and honours the legislation reform legacy of Thomas Macaulay, the primary drafter of the Code. The ebook contains chapters which learn the final rules of felony accountability from the viewpoint of Macaulay, and from more moderen money owed via lawmakers and reformers. those are framed by means of chapters that learn the background and conceptual underpinnings of Macaulay's Code, ponder the necessity to revitalize the Indian Penal Code, and overview the present demanding situations of principled legal legislations reform and codification.
This e-book is a invaluable reference at the Indian Penal Code, and present debates approximately normal rules of felony legislations for felony teachers, judges, felony practitioners and legal legislations reformers. It additionally delivers to have wider scholarly allure, of curiosity to criminal theorists, historians and coverage specialists.
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Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code: The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Reform (International and Comparative Criminal Justice) by Barry Wright,Wing-Cheong, Dr Chan,Barry, Professor Wright,Stanley, Professor Yeo