University of Oxford
, Balliol College
DPhil, 2019
Cambridge, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Areas of Specialization
Philosophy of Law
Criminal Law
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    Proportionality’s Lower Bound
    Criminal Law and Philosophy 15 (3): 393-405. 2021.
    Many philosophers have raised difficulties for any attempt to proportion punishment severity to crime seriousness. One reason for this may be that offering a full theory of proportionality is simply too ambitious. I suggest a more modest project: setting a lower bound on proportionate punishment. That is, I suggest a metric to measure when punishment is not disproportionately severe. I claim that punishment is not disproportionately severe if it imposes costs on a criminal wrongdoer which are no…Read more