The Ambiguous Nature of Ambiguity and Crime Control

Anat Horovitz, Uzi Segal

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As it has been truly observed, that most men are apt to confide in their supposed good fortune and to miscalculate as to the number of prizes which there are in the lottery of life, so are those dissolute and thoughtless men, whose evil dispositions penal laws are most necessary to repress, much too prone to deceive themselves in their speculations upon what I am afraid they accustom themselves to consider as
the lottery of justice.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)541-556
Number of pages16
JournalNew York University Journal of Law & Liberty
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2006


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