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Term #1

March / July 2020

In the virtual workshop on the political turn(s) in criminal law thinking, we seek to keep the discussions on criminal law and justice going, despite and because of the Corona crisis.



Vincent Chiao
Javier Wilenmann von Bernath

Rocío Lorca
Christoph Burchard

24 April 2020

Malcolm Thorburn


Policing and Public Office

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5 June 2020

Stephanie Classmann

Fallacies, False Promises, and Liberal Theories of Criminalisation


26 June 2020

Frank Zimmer-mann


Political Turns in Criminal Law Theory – Steps Towards a More “Political” Criminal Law?

24 July

Alejandro Chehtman


Defensive rights and the laws of armed war

Image by Szabolcs Papp
3 April 2020

Peter Ramsay


The Sovereign’s Presumption of Authority (aka The Presumption of Innocence)

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1 May 2020
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22 May 2020

Lindsay Farmer

The Market
in Criminal Law Theory

-> Chat

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12 June 2020

Carla Sepúlveda Penna

The political turn and the limits of criminal law:
limitation periods in comparative perspective

-> Chat

8 May 2020

Wilenmann, Chiao, Lorca, Burchard

Framing the Political Turn

-> Chat Protocol

Santiago Chile
29 May 2020


The voice of the polity in criminal law

-> Chat

19 June 2020

Javier Ciguela Sola


Social Exclusion and the Political Legitimacy of Punishment

-> Chat

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17 July

Rafi Reznik


Hobbes v. Heller

Washington Monument
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