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  • Die Zukunft des Wehrstrafrechtsby Florian Hertel

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 108.77

    Die heutige Bundeswehr hat mit der ihrer Gründungszeit 1955 kaum noch etwas gemein. Tiefgreifende Änderungen in Aufgaben und Struktur ? wie die ?Aussetzung? der Wehrpflicht ? prägten vor allem das letzte Jahrzehnt. Ganz anders das zum Schutz der Armee gedachte Strafrecht, die ?Straftaten gegen die Landesverteidigung? (§§ 109 ff. StGB): von der Literatur... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Torture as Tortby Craig Scott

    Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 199.80

    Should it be possible for a victim of a human rights violation in one country to bring a private law claim against the alleged perpetrators in the courts of another country? This text presents a collection of essays which address this question. 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...

  • Jurists and Judgesby Neil Duxbury

    Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 43.20

    Jurists and Judges examines the nature of academic influence,and particularly the influence of juristic commentary on judicial decision-making. Focusing on three legal systems, its author argues that inter-jurisdictional comparisons of juristic influence are often simplistic and inattentive to problems of incommensurability. The centrepiece of the... more...