Alwin A. van Dijk

Winner Dissertation Prize 2008

Strafrechtelijke aansprakelijkheid heroverwogen. Over opzet, schuld, schulduitsluitingsgronden en straf

Supervisor: Prof. mr M. Otte
Nomination: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Faculty of Law

Report by the selection committee

This book treats the issue of criminal responsibility, intent, recklessness, guilt and punishment. By using Rawl’s theory of justice the author questions traditional ideas and theories on the opposing views of prevention and retribution.