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R.A Duff
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R. A. Duff is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Stirling, where he taught Philosophy for almost 40 years, and a professor in the University of Minnesota Law School, where he helped to create the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Oslo. He works in the philosophy of criminal law, and has published on criminal punishment (Trials and Punishments, 1986; Punishment, Communication, and Community, 2001), on the structures of criminal liability (Intention, Agency, and Criminal Liability, 1990; Criminal Attempts, 1996; Answering for Crime, 2007), and on the criminal process (The Trial on Trial, co-authored, 2007). He recently led major research projects on The Trial on Trial, and on Criminalization, and is currently working on a book, The Realm of the Criminal Law, arising from the Criminalization project. Other current projects include work on the relationship between tort law and criminal law, and on democracy and the legitimation of criminal law.