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  • Forging a Convention for Crimes against Humanityby Leila Nadya Sadat

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 36.00

    This book attempts to complete the Nuremberg legacy by elaborating a specialized draft convention text on crimes against humanity. more...

  • Prisoners' Rightsby Susan Easton

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 48.95

    This book considers prisoners' rights from socio-legal and philosophical perspectives, assessing the advantages and problems of a rights-based approach to imprisonment with a focus on citizenship, the treatment of women prisoners, and social exclusion. more...

  • The Right Not to be Criminalizedby Dennis J. Baker

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95

    This book presents arguments and proposals for constraining criminalization, with a focus on the legal limits of the criminal law. The book approaches the issue by showing how the moral criteria for constraining unjust criminalization can and has been incorporated into constitutional human rights and thus provides a legal right not to be unfairly criminalized. more...

  • Festschrift für Ruth Rissing-van Saan zum 65. Geburtstag am 25. Januar 2011by Thomas Fischer; Klaus Bernsmann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 293.00

    This commemorative work is dedicated to Ruth Rissing-van Saan, Presiding Judge at the Federal Supreme Court, on the occasion of her 65th birthday. Friends, colleagues and companions have compiled this work in her honor. more...

  • Kriminalpolitik und Gesetzgebungstechnikby Fernando Guanarteme Sanchez Lazaro

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 126.00

    Claus Roxin's ?programmatic work? on ?criminal policy and the criminal law system? is communicated in this work as a legislative program. In doing so, the author is guided by the main theories of Roxin's work, according to which the facts of a case underlie the principle of clarity and definiteness of law, the category of unlawfulness shapes social... more...

  • Crimes, Harms, and Wrongsby Andrew Simester; Andreas Von Hirsch

    Hart Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 84.60

    When should we make use of the criminal law? Suppose that a responsible legislature seeks to enact a morally justifiable range of criminal prohibitions. What criteria should it apply when deciding whether to proscribe conduct?Crimes, Harms, and Wrongs is a philosophical analysis of the nature, significance, and ethical limits of criminalisation. The... more...

  • The Convention on the Rights of the Childby Thoko Kaime

    Europa Law Publishing 2011; US$ 75.00

    Thoko Kaime?s 'The Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Cultural Legitimacy Critique' looks at the protection and promotion of children?s rights through a socio-legal examination of the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. more...

  • Verantwortung für historisches Unrechtby Michael Schefczyk

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 98.00

    The book provides the first systematic analysis of the question of responsibility for historical injustice since the publication of Karl Jaspers? The Question of Guilt. Using the methods of modern philosophical analysis, it investigates the reasons and limits of moral and criminal responsibility and offers suggestions for solving the problem of compensation... more...

  • Permissible Killingby Suzanne Uniacke

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 27.00

    Philosophical discussion of the principles relevant to self-defence as a moral and legal justification of homicide. more...

  • Willensfreiheitby Geert Keil

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 28.00

    This book provides an overview of the very latest developments in the freedom of will debate, including a discussion of the ramifications of brain research for the problem of freedom. The author, Geert Keil, also presents an original thesis. He disagrees with the consensus among philosophers that the power to act otherwiseis irreconcilable with a scientific... more...