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Essay on Main Ideas

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Philosophy 2080
James Hildebrand

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CRIMINAL LAW ESSAY ON MAIN IDEAS NECESSITY AS A JUSTIFICATION y To fear it would become a place where accused and court will put themselves above the lawy The accused then argues as a justification in the traditional phraseshe had chosen the lesser evil y The traditional expression choice of lesser evil for justification of necessity is strange and probably not correct ONE POINT OF PHILOSOPHY y Important of limiting necessity as justification to conflicts of recognized legal dutiesy Conscience of the accused as well as conduct sought to be justified on the basis of a perceived maximization of social utility resulting from it y We do not want to open up the law to the fluctuations of internal conscience y We sustain a distinction between civil disobedience and the claim that illegality could not be avo
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