Common purpose and conspiracy liability in New Zealand: Criminality by association?

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dc.contributor.author Tolmie, Julia en
dc.contributor.author Gledhill, K en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-04T01:43:22Z en
dc.date.issued 2016 en
dc.identifier.issn 0811-5796 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/38715 en
dc.description.abstract Case law interpreting the common purpose aspect of party liability and the law on conspiracy in New Zealand (as set out in ss66(2) and 310 of the Crimes Act 1961 (NZ)) has created a situation of over-reach. Individuals who have a limited relationship to criminality carried out by another or in a group context are potentially caught by extended liability rules that can lead to a poor association between the moral culpability of a defendant and serious criminal liability. Indeed, it is suggested that these forms of liability risk guilt by association rather than on the basis of individual positive fault: we suggest that New Zealand's judges, following and sometimes expanding upon interpretations from other common law jurisdictions, have lost sight of the core concept of individual fault. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Law in Context en
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dc.title Common purpose and conspiracy liability in New Zealand: Criminality by association? en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 58 en
pubs.volume 34 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.author-url http://search.informit.com.au.ezproxy.auckland.ac.nz/fullText;dn=162459320625843;res=IELAPA en
pubs.end-page 78 en
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pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 614267 en
pubs.org-id Law en
pubs.org-id Faculty Administration Law en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-02-22 en


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