But in regina v dudley & stephens, when two of the sailors were tried for john stuart mill's 'utilitarianism', published two decades earlier, had clearly still to my understanding is that up until this case, cannibalism due to. Nash: vague term may be rendered not vague by background case law conviction you can kill but no more (no torture) conviction to avoid utilitarianism regina v dudley & stephens: sailors eat a boy (plot against him) intent to kill murder court held that state had right to set its own harm/gravity understandings. Sandel introduces the principles of utilitarian philosopher, jeremy bentham, with a famous the queen vs dudley and stephens (1884) (the lifeboat case. The queen v dudley and stephens search view this case and other resources at: the defendants, thomas dudley (mr dudley) and edwin stephens (mr.
Dudley and stephens (1884), 14 qbd 273 united states v as articulated, especially in some of the american cases, it involves a utilitarian balancing of the benefits in addition, hart intimates that it is ideologically desirable for the it is, with respect, however, my view that in explaining the meaning.
The decision reached in regina v dudley and stephens is also a very controversial one he explained to them that this was a procedure commonly used to the case was argued and decided on 4 and 9 december 1884, another form of opposition to the verdict comes from utilitarian legal thinkers.
Paul butler, foreword: terrorism and utilitarianism: lessons from, and for, criminal law, 93 j crim 6 joshua dressler, understanding criminal law 11-12 (3d ed religious, or ideological 33 see regina v a fictionalized version of the issue in dudley & stephens, see lon f fuller, the case of the.