Sanford H. Kadish's research while affiliated with University of California, Berkeley and other places

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Article
Excessive reliance upon the criminal law to per form tasks for which it is ill-suited has created acute problems for the administration of criminal justice. The use of criminal law to enforce morals, to provide social services, and to avoid legal restraints on law enforcement, to take just three examples, has tended both to be inefficient and to pr...

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... The literature attests that enforcing morality by law is a direct path to over-criminalization (cf. [89,90]). Significant social effects are created by excessive use of criminal law, for instance extensive incarceration (c.f. ...