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  • La rationalité pénale moderneby Richard Dubé; Margarida Garcia; Maíra Rocha Machado

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2013; US$ 29.99

    L?ouvrage traite du concept de « rationalité pénale moderne », conçu par le professeur Alvaro Pires comme le système de pensée dominant du droit criminel moderne. Il porte également sur les obstacles liés à l?émergence de pratiques alternatives à l?enfermement, plus sensibles au problème de stigmatisation et d?exclusion sociale du condamné. more...

  • Principles and Values in Criminal Law and Criminal Justiceby Lucia Zedner; Julian V. Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 119.99 US$ 103.19

    Celebrating the scholarship of Andrew Ashworth, Vinerian Professor of English Law at the University of Oxford, this collection brings together leading international scholars to explore questions of principle and value in criminal law and criminal justice. Internationally renowned for elaborating a body of principles and values that should underpin... more...

  • The Making of International Criminal Justiceby Theodor Meron

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 42.99 US$ 36.97

    Until recently, and with a few notable exceptions in the wake of World War II, violations of the laws of war and international humanitarian law were addressed primarily as claims between states. However, this approach has changed radically in the last twenty years, as the international community has increasingly accepted the idea of individual criminal... more...

  • Injusticeby Brian Harris

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    To a lawyer, injustice is the unfair conduct of a trial. Consequently, a trial can be considered 'fair' even though an innocent man has been convicted, and vice versa. To the person on the street a fair trail is one which results in the guiltly being convicted and the innocent acquitted. In this fascinating book, Brian Harris QC looks into several... more...

  • No Magic Wandby David S. Caudill; Lewis H. LaRue

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 32.99

    Since 1993, Supreme Court precedent has asked judges to serve as gatekeepers to their expert witnesses, admitting only reliable scientific testimony. Lacking a strong background in science, however, some judges admit dubious scientific testimony packages by articulate practitioners, while others reject reliable evidence that is unreasonably portrayed... more...

  • The Politics of the Death Penalty in Countries in Transitionby Madoka Futamura; Nadia Bernaz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The increase in the number of countries that have abolished the death penalty since the end of the Second World War shows a steady trend towards worldwide abolition of capital punishment. This book focuses on the political and legal issues raised by the death penalty in "countries in transition", understood as countries that have transitioned or are... more...

  • Founding the American Presidencyby Richard J. Ellis

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 45.99

    At a time when the institution of the presidency seems in a state of almost permanant crisis, it is particularly important to understand what sort of an institution the framers of the Constitution thought they were creating. Founding the American Presidency offers a first-hand view of the minds of the founders by bringing together extensive selections... more...

  • Provocation and Gesche Ipsen; Timothy Mathews; Dragana Obradovic

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 76.95

    This collection of essays takes on two of the most pressing questions that face the discipline of Comparative Literature today: ?Why compare?? and ?Where do we go from here??. At a difficult economic time, when universities all over the world once again have to justify the social as well as academic value of their work, it is crucial that we consider... more...

  • Bribery and Corruption Awareness Handbook for Tax Examiners and Tax Auditorsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 33.00

    This Handbook is designed to raise the awareness of tax examiners and auditors of issues concerning bribery and other forms of corruption. It provides guidance on how to recognise indicators of possible bribery or corruption in the course of regular tax examinations and audits. more...