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  • Crimes against Humanityby Larry May

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book was the first booklength treatment of the philosophical foundations of international criminal law. more...

  • Transitional Justiceby Ruti G. Teitel

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07

    At the century's end, societies all over the world are throwing off the yoke of authoritarian rule and beginning to build democracies. At any such time of radical change, the question arises: should a society punish its ancien regime or let bygones be bygones? Transitional Justice takes this question to a new level with an interdisciplinary approach... more...

  • UNDERSTANDING JUSTICE 2/Eby Barbera Hudson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    This revised and updated edition of a highly successful text provides a comprehensive account of the ideas and controversies that have arisen within law, philosophy, sociology and criminology about the punishment of criminals. Written in a clear, accessible style, it summarises major philosophical ideas - retribution, rehabilitation, incapacitation... more...

  • The OECD Convention on Briberyby Mark Pieth; Lucinda A. Low; Peter J. Cullen

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 124.00 US$ 101.68

    The OECD Treaty of 1997 introduced criminal liability for OECD-based individuals and companies who bribe foreign officials to win business. more...

  • Die Selbstverantwortung des Opfers im Strafrechtby Uwe Murmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 100.63

    Kaum ein anderes strafrechtliches Thema ist in den letzten Jahren so lebhaft diskutiert worden wie die Selbstverantwortung des Opfers. Die vorliegende Untersuchung entwickelt die Selbstverantwortung als zentrales Prinzip des Rechts. In einem Gang durch wirkmächtige Konzeptionen von Recht und Staat wird gezeigt, dass sich ein begründetes Prinzip der... more...

  • International Prosecution of Human Rights Crimesby Wolfgang Kaleck; Michael Ratner; Tobias Singelnstein; Peter Weiss

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 163.30

    1 In his separate opinion in the Nuclear Weapons case, Judge Mohammed Bed- oui, then the President of the International Court of Justice, called nuclear we- ons ?the absolute evil. ? There are a few other things which merit being called - solutely evil. They are the predicates of the International Criminal Court and of various domestic laws patterned... more...

  • War Crimes in Internal Armed Conflictsby Eve La Haye

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

    Does international law make perpetrators responsible for war crimes committed during civil wars? more...

  • Criminalising Harmful Conductby Nina Persak

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 130.64

    Dr. Nina Per?ak?s work addresses the criteria for criminalisation ? that is, the criteria that should be employed in determinations whether to prohibit conduct through the criminal law. It is explicitly normative in approach, examining what should be the proper basis for criminalisation, rather than what factors legislatures actually tend to consider... more...

  • The Currency of Justiceby Pat O'Malley

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    Fines and monetary damages account for the majority of legal sanctions across the whole spectrum of legal governance. Money is, in key respects, the primary tool law has to achieve compliance. Yet money has largely been ignored by social analyses of law, and especially by social theory. The Currency of Justice examines the differing rationalities,... more...

  • Grundlagen und Grenzen des Folterverbotes in verschiedenen Rechtskreisenby Anja Katarina Weilert

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 68.61

    Das absolute Verbot der Folter, wesentlicher Bestandteil der großen internationalen Menschenrechtsverträge des 20. Jahrhunderts, ist in jüngster Zeit in die Diskussion geraten. Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht die Reichweite des Folterverbotes zunächst auf der Ebene des Völkerrechts und sodann in verschiedenen Rechtskreisen am Beispiel der deutschen,... more...