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- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
Language and the Right to Fair Hearing in International Criminal Trials explores the influence of the dynamic factor of language on trial fairness in international criminal proceedings. By means of empirical research and jurisprudential analysis, this book explores the implications that conducting a trial in more than one language can have for the... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 29.17
To a lawyer, injustice is the unfair conduct of a trial. Consequently, a trial can be considered 'fair' even though an innocent man has been convicted, and vice versa. To the person on the street a fair trail is one which results in the guiltly being convicted and the innocent acquitted. In this fascinating book, Brian Harris QC looks into several... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
Plea bargaining is one of the most important and most discussed issues in modern criminal procedure law. Based on historical and comparative legal research, the author has analysed the wide-spread use of plea bargaining in different criminal justice systems. The book sets out in-depth studies of consensual case dispositions in the UK, examining how... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 135.00
The American prosecutor plays a powerful role in the judicial system, wielding the authority to accept or decline a case, choose which crimes to allege, and decide the number of counts to charge. These choices, among others, are often made with little supervision or institutional oversight. This prosecutorial discretion has prompted scholars to look... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 16.40
Glenn Knight was Singapores first Director of Commercial Affairs and Deputy Public Prosecutor until his illustrious career of public service came to an abrupt end. This book covers both the personal and professional landscape of this former top crime buster and high-flier, and details the highly publicised cases he handled including the Adrian... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 40.50
Criminal procedure in the common law world is being recast in the image of human rights. These essays explore various aspects of the 'human rights revolution' in criminal evidence and procedure in Australia, Canada, England and Wales, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Ireland, Singapore, Scotland, South Africa and the USA. more...
- Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 5.82
The 35 most famous trials of the 20th century, as recorded by the people who were there including Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, Brian Masters, Damon Runyon and other star turns in true crime writing. Among the cases featured: the longest ever US trial, of deadly duo Bianchi and Buono for the Hillside Stranglings of 12 young women; Brady and Hindley... more...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 79.00
Evidence of torture at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and harsh interrogation techniques at Guantánamo Bay beg the question: has the “war on terror” forced liberal democracies to rethink their policies and laws against torture? Transnational Torture focuses on the legal and political discourses on torture in India and the United States—two... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 135.00
In a regional, national and global response to terrorism, the emphasis necessarily lies on preventing the next terrorist act. Yet, with prevention comes prediction: the need to identify and detain those considered likely to engage in a terrorist act in the future. The detention of ?suspected terrorists? is intended, therefore, to thwart a potential... more...