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Journal: New Criminal Law Review
New Criminal Law Review (2017) 20 (3): 433–464.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Shachar Eldar; Elkana Laist One of the maxims of criminal law orthodoxy states that a defendant’s motive for offending, be it good or bad, should have no weight in assessing his or her criminal liability—although it may rightfully bear on the punishment imposed. Known as the “irrelevance of motive...