Morten Boe

Doctoral Researcher



Guilt is the focal point of (German) criminal law: it is a prerequisite of pun­ish­ment, is guaranteed by the constitu­tional principle of guilt, and is the epitome of the general systemic decision to adopt a culpability-based criminal law. In the theory of crime, the category of guilt (or culpability) is widely understood to determine whether a per­son can be held responsible for a… more

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