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- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00
From random security checks at airports to the use of risk assessment in sentencing, actuarial methods are being used more than ever to determine whom law enforcement officials target and punish. And with the exception of racial profiling on our highways and streets, most people favor these methods because they believe they’re a more cost-effective... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95
American Criminal Courts: Legal Process and Social Context provides a complete picture of both the theory and day-to-day reality of criminal courts in the United States. The book begins by exploring how democratic processes affect criminal law, the documents that define law, the organizational structure of courts at the federal and state levels,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 18.99
Inscribed on the walls of the United States Department of Justice are the lofty words: "The United States wins its point whenever justice is done its citizens in the courts." Yet what happens when prosecutors, the most powerful officials in the criminal justice system, seek convictions instead of justice? Why are cases involving educated,... more...
- Crown King Books 2009; US$ 12.99
Unlike other trial advocacy books that teach what to say and do in the courtroom, this reference teaches how to say and do it. Based on 25 years of experience from coaching practitioners, this handbook reveals techniques—incorporating cutting-edge discoveries in linguistics, neuroscience, and sports psychology—to help litigators look, sound, and feel... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00
Open publication The volume offers a unique overview of key rulings by Germany?s Supreme and Constitutional Courts regarding criminal cases in 2012. This makes it the ideal tool for quickly and easily identifying the latest developments in penal law and criminal proceedings in 2012 and for incorporating them into day-to-day legal practice. The volume... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 34.99
An examination of the social and legal changes that have transformed the juvenile court since the 1970s. The book explores the complex relationship between race and youth crime to explain both Supreme Court decisions and a political impetus to "get tough" on young offenders. more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 39.99
In this text, Fletcher maintains that there is much greater unity among diverse systems of criminal justice than commonly realized, and that any adequate system of criminal law necessarily must address a set of universal, basic issues. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
This book consists of a fundamental deconstruction and reconstruction of the key concepts of Criminology and The Sociology of Law, providing a coherent expression of the relationships between these newly constructed concepts and thus a radically new statement of the relationship between society, crime and the law. more...