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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Public outcries and political platforms based on misinformation and misconceptions about the criminal justice system and current sentencing practice occur all too often in democratic societies. Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policy attempts to address this problem by bringing together important contributions from a number of... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
This revised and updated edition of a highly successful text provides a comprehensive account of the ideas and controversies that have arisen within law, philosophy, sociology and criminology about the punishment of criminals. Written in a clear, accessible style, it summarises major philosophical ideas - retribution, rehabilitation, incapacitation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 201.00
This book analyses the legal and aesthetic discourses that combine to shape the image of the criminal, and that image's contemporary endurance. The author traces the roots of contemporary ideas about criminality back to legal, philosophical and aesthetic concepts originating in the nineteenth century. Building on the ideas of Foucault and Walter Benjamin,... more...
- American Bar Association 2014; US$ 19.99
This pocket-sized guide identifies common American legal phrases and concepts and provides accurate Spanish translations. The book is divided into sections based on substantive areas of law including criminal law, family law, labor and employment law, personal injury and medical malpractice, immigration, bankruptcy, and business law. In addition, a... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 97.20
The presumption of innocence is universally recognized as a fundamental human right and a core principle in the administration of criminal justice. Nonetheless, statutes creating criminal offences regularly depart from the presumption of innocence by requiring defendants to prove specific matters in order to avoid conviction. Legislatures and courts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00
Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham?s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham?s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While offering a suggestive picture of contemporary Bentham... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 29.95
Misleading DNA Evidence: A Guide for Scientists, Judges, and Lawyers presents the reasons miscarriages of justice can occur when dealing with DNA, what the role of the forensic scientist is throughout the process, and how judges and lawyers can educate themselves about all of the possibilities to consider when dealing with cases that involve DNA... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justice explores how corporations can be held accountable for their role in past human rights violations when a country is making a transition from conflict or repression to peace and democracy. It breaks new ground in theorizing the linkages between the areas of transitional justice and corporate... more...