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  • From the Judge's Arbitrium to the Legality Principle.by Georges Martyn; Anthony Musson; Heikki Pihlajamäki

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 82.98

    Hauptbeschreibung The legality principle characterizes all western legal systems, and it has become an integral part of the Western rule of law and the international human rights law. The principle dates back to enlightened jurists such as Cesare Beccaria and to social contract thinkers such as Charles de Secondat de Montesquieu, according to whom... more...

  • Die straflose Vorteilsnahmeby Tobias Friedhoff

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2012; US$ 93.46

    Der Tatbestand der Vorteilsannahme gem. § 331 StGB wirft nach seiner Reform im Jahr 1997 immer noch erhebliche rechtsdogmatische Fragen und Probleme auf. Diese schlagen unmittelbar auf seine Anwendung in der Rechtsprechung sowie auf die Handhabung des Tatbestandes in Wirtschaft und Politik durch. Das Werk geht diesen Problemen auf den Grund und gibt... 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...

  • Accountability for International Humanitarian Law Violationsby Mohamed Chande Othman

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 259.00

    Provides a review of accountability conducted under the authority of the United Nations Security Council, by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), and the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET). This book is centred on two case studies: the 1999 events in Rwanda, and the 1999 mayhem in East Timor. 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$ 18.99

    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$ 29.00

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