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  • Strafrecht im Präventionsstaatby Beatrice Brunhöber

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 38.17

    <P>Das Strafrecht hat sich verändert. Das klassische Strafrecht reagierte mit Strafe auf begangene Verletzungen. Heute soll Strafrecht auch schon Vorkehrungen gegen Bedrohungen etwa durch Terrorismus oder Cybercrime treffen. Dazu greift es immer weiter vor der eigentlichen Verletzung ein. Das beginnt in der Bundesrepublik damit, dass als Antwort... more...

  • Grundlagen und Grenzen des Strafensby Nina Nestler; Martin Asholt

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 84.36

    Vor dem Hintergrund eines sich mit zunehmender Geschwindigkeit verändernden positiven Rechts war es das Ziel des im November 2013 in Frankfurt a.M. durchgeführten dritten Symposiums Junger Strafrechtlerinnen und Strafrechtler, sich (in strafrechtlicher, strafprozessualer, rechtsphilosophischer und kriminologischer Perspektive) den ?Grundlagen und... more...

  • Der Ferien-Alb-Traumby Peter Hirt-Wirz

    tredition 2014; US$ 9.77

    Voller Vorfreude auf zwei Wochen unbeschwerter Strandferien ist die junge Familie Tauscher in Phuket gelandet. Dort gerät sie jedoch aufgrund einer Verwechslung in die Fänge eines Auftragskiller-Syndikates. Vater Claude soll das Leben der Familie retten, indem er einwilligt, für die Bande zu arbeiten. Dies bedeutet aber, Morde zu verüben. Ein dramatischer... more...

  • Penal Reform in Overcrowded Timesby Michael Tonry

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 60.00

    This volume brings together a collection of articles on penal reform in the United States, Europe, Japan, and other English-speaking countries. Unique and wide-ranging, the volume provides material on penal policy development and research and presents an international, comparative focus. Written by leading national and international authorities, it... more...

  • Taking life imprisonment seriously in national and international lawby D. van Zyl Smit

    BRILL 2002; US$ 154.00

    This text tackles the complexity of life imprisonment - describing how various forms of it are imposed and implemented in the US, England and Wales and Germany, as well as in the international system of criminal justice. The book also examines the justifications for its use. more...

  • From Sovereign Impunity to International Accountabilityby Ramesh Thakur; Peter Malcontent

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 33.00

    Explores the changing political and human rights context that gave rise to the international norm of individual criminal accountability. It brings together a preeminent group of experts to explore the progress, scope and controversies of international accountability. more...

  • Entre el perdón y el paredónby Angelika Rettberg

    International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 25.00

    La justicia transicional?o el tipo de arreglos judiciales y extra-judiciales que facilitan la transición de una situación de conflicto a una de paz, o de un gobierno autoritario a la democracia?es uno de los temas primordiales de la construcción de paz. Este libro, fruto de la colaboración entre el Programa de Investigación sobre Construcción de Paz... more...

  • War Crimes and Justiceby Howard Ball

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    Thoroughly examines the laws of war and how the world community handles the monstrous brutalities of war through the international justice system. Highlighted are 20th-century war crimes and trials including Yugoslavia, Kosovo, and the Kerry incident in Vietnam. more...

  • The Cultural Defenseby Alison Dundes Renteln

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 17.99

    In what ways and to what extent should cultural background be taken into consideration in response to legal problems? The first book-length study of the topic, 'The Cultural Defense' provides a comprehensive overview of the debate surrounding the admissibility of cultural evidence in the courtroom. more...

  • Atrocity, Punishment, and International Lawby Mark A. Drumbl

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    This book examines the sentencing differences for atrocities such as genocide in an international setting. more...