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- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 17.99
A recent study estimates that thousands of innocent people are wrongfully imprisoned each year in the United States. Some are exonerated through DNA evidence, but many more languish in prison because their convictions were based on faulty eyewitness accounts and no DNA is available. Prominent criminal lawyer and law professor Abbe Smith weaves... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 112.00
This work provides a comprehensive introduction to the basic principles and practice of legal enforcement and forced administration. Observations are preceded by an ?encyclopedia of execution levied on property?, which offers direct access to the most important terms and definitions related to enforcement proceedings law. This work is concluded with... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 48.99
Placed in context with an introductory and concluding chapter, this book provides a summary and analysis of the 20 most significant Supreme Court cases dealing with criminal procedure, which have had the greatest impact on police investigatory practices and prosecutorial conduct. These cases have defined the parameters of police and prosecutorial activities... more...
- University Press of America 2010; US$ 49.99
This book traces criminal justice practice and reform developments in late nineteenth-century America through Robert McClaughry's career as a prison warden, a chief of police of Chicago, a reformatory superintendent, and one of the first federal prison wardens. McClaughry developed and led a reform movement that resonates today. more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 80.00
The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellent resource for those new to the law, where the expert overview and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.95
Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life After Punishment addresses the reasons why people stop offending, and the processes by which they are rehabilitated or resettled back into the community. Engaging with, and building upon, renewed criminological interest in this area, Escape Routes nevertheless broadens and enlivens the current debate.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 44.95
This brand new edition of Death Penalty Cases makes the most manageable comprehensive resource on the death penalty even better. It includes the most recent cases, including Kennedy v. Louisiana, prohibiting the death penalty for child rapists, and Baze v. Rees, upholding execution by lethal injection. In addition, all of the cases are now topically... more...
- The Policy Press 2011; US$ 28.95
This important book makes a valuable contribution to an under-researched area. It includes an evaluation of the Effective Bail Scheme (EBS) and discusses the potential for the wider development of bail support schemes and some of the questions and challenges posed by their use. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95
A Circle of Support and Accountability is a group of trained volunteers who meet on a regular basis with a high risk sex offender living in their community. This pioneering approach, based on restorative justice principles, holds the offender accountable and provides them with care and support to prevent reoffending. more...