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  • Counter-terrorism and the Detention of Suspected Terroristsby Claire Macken

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In a regional, national and global response to terrorism, the emphasis necessarily lies on preventing the next terrorist act. Yet, with prevention comes prediction: the need to identify and detain those considered likely to engage in a terrorist act in the future. The detention of ?suspected terrorists? is intended, therefore, to thwart a potential... more...

  • Defense in International Criminal Proceedingsby Michael Bohlander; Roman Boed; Richard Wilson

    BRILL 2006; US$ 182.00

    This collection of cases and materials attempts for the first time to provide a compendium of the most important legal texts, relevant documents and cases, as well as explanatory commentary on the law of defence in international criminal proceedings by scholars and practitioners who have a wealth of relevant experience in the field. The book provides... more...

  • The Mammoth Book of Famous Trialsby Roger Wilkes

    Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 5.82

    The 35 most famous trials of the 20th century, as recorded by the people who were there including Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, Brian Masters, Damon Runyon and other star turns in true crime writing. Among the cases featured: the longest ever US trial, of deadly duo Bianchi and Buono for the Hillside Stranglings of 12 young women; Brady and Hindley... more...

  • Transnational Tortureby Jinee Lokaneeta

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 79.00

    Evidence of torture at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and harsh interrogation techniques at Guantánamo Bay beg the question: has the “war on terror” forced liberal democracies to rethink their policies and laws against torture? Transnational Torture focuses on the legal and political discourses on torture in India and the United States—two... more...

  • The Prosecutorby Glenn Knight

    Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 16.40

    Glenn Knight was Singapore’s first Director of Commercial Affairs and Deputy Public Prosecutor until his illustrious career of public service came to an abrupt end. This book covers both the personal and professional landscape of this former top crime buster and high-flier, and details the highly publicised cases he handled including the Adrian... more...

  • Plea Bargaining in National and International Lawby Regina Rauxloh

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Plea bargaining is one of the most important and most discussed issues in modern criminal procedure law. Based on historical and comparative legal research, the author has analysed the wide-spread use of plea bargaining in different criminal justice systems. The book sets out in-depth studies of consensual case dispositions in the UK, examining how... more...

  • The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspectiveby Erik Luna; Marianne Wade

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 135.00

    The American prosecutor plays a powerful role in the judicial system, wielding the authority to accept or decline a case, choose which crimes to allege, and decide the number of counts to charge. These choices, among others, are often made with little supervision or institutional oversight. This prosecutorial discretion has prompted scholars to look... more...

  • The International Court of Justiceby Serena Forlati

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    ?Carefully analyses the practice of the Permanent Court of International Justice and of the International Court of Justice Compares the role of the ICJ with the one of international arbitral tribunals  Contributes to the understanding of the international judicial function more generally more...

  • The Future of Civil Litigationby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    Fills the gap on English material on Scandinavian law Very current theme from the European point of view (directives on mediation, EU plans on class actions etc.) Written by talented professionals in the field with fresh ideas more...

  • Courts' Inquiry into Arbitral Jurisdiction at the Pre-Award Stageby Sandra Synkova

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    Provides an overview of current practice in the English, Swiss and German legal orders Includes compilation and analysis of recent case law Combines a theoretical and a practical viewpoint? more...