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  • The Criminal Spectre in Law, Literature and Aestheticsby Peter J. Hutchings

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This book analyses the legal and aesthetic discourses that combine to shape the image of the criminal, and that image's contemporary endurance. The author traces the roots of contemporary ideas about criminality back to legal, philosophical and aesthetic concepts originating in the nineteenth century. Building on the ideas of Foucault and Walter Benjamin,... more...

  • The ABA Spanish Legal Phrasebookby Samantha Ward; Corinne Cooper

    American Bar Association 2014; US$ 19.99

    This pocket-sized guide identifies common American legal phrases and concepts and provides accurate Spanish translations. The book is divided into sections based on substantive areas of law including criminal law, family law, labor and employment law, personal injury and medical malpractice, immigration, bankruptcy, and business law. In addition, a... more...

  • Das Buch vom Tötenby Helmut Ortner

    zu Klampen 2013; US$ 15.13

    Es geht um die Todesstrafe. Es geht um Vergeltung. Zu allen Zeiten und in beinahe jeder menschlichen Gesellschaft wurden mit staatlicher Legitimation ? auch jenseits der Schlachtfelder ? Menschen getötet. Gesetze, Exekutions-Methoden und Hinrichtungs-Inszenierungen haben sich geändert, geblieben ist der Glaube, etwas »Gerechtes« zu tun. ... more...

  • Münchener Beiträge zur Papyrusforschung Heft 108: Gewalt und Kriminalität in der Spätantikeby Jens-Uwe Krause

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 67.59

    Die interdisziplinär ausgerichtete Arbeit, die sowohl für den Alt- wie den Rechtshistoriker von allergrößtem Interesse ist, setzt in der umfassenden Sichtung und Analyse unterschiedlichster Quellengattungen (juristische Texte, christliche Literatur, literarische Quellen, Papyri) Maßstäbe. Während in der althistorischen Forschung bislang vor allem nach... more...

  • Encountering Genocide: Personal Accounts from Victims, Perpetrators, and Witnessesby Paul Bartrop

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00

    From the atrocities of the Holocaust to the ongoing horrors in Darfur, genocide has been a gruesome and all-too-prominent fixture of modern history. There is no better way to examine and understand these events than through the accounts of those involved. This unique collection of primary sources features 50 documents, some of which have never before... more...

  • Crimes Against Humanityby Adam Jones

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    Murder, extermination, enslavement, ethnic cleansing, rape, and torture: when carried out in a widespread or systematic way, these constitute ‘crimes against humanity?. And the international community still has a long way to go to eradicate them. In examples ranging from the genocide in Darfur and Rwanda, to the sex trade of Eastern Europe, to... more...

  • Trafficking in Human Beingsby Ana Isabel Pérez Cepeda; Demelsa Benito Sánchez

    Europa Law Publishing 2014; US$ 58.00

    This book provides a comparative analysis of legal documents on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings. more...

  • A Matter for the Juryby Peter Murphy

    Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    A sequel to  A Higher Duty , from an author whose extensive legal experience provides authenticity to his legal thrillers 1964 brings fresh challenges to Ben Schroeder, now a member of chambers headed by Bernard Wesley Queen's Counsel (QC). A courting couple have been attacked on the banks of the River Ouse near Ely. The news of beating, rape,... more...

  • Pirates, Prisoners, and Lepersby Paul H Robinson; Sarah M. Robinson

    Potomac Books 2015; US$ 32.95

    It has long been held that humans need government to impose social order on a chaotic, dangerous world. How, then, did early humans survive on the Serengeti Plain, surrounded by faster, stronger, and bigger predators in a harsh and forbidding environment? Pirates, Prisoners, and Lepers examines an array of natural experiments and accidents of human... more...

  • Intelligente Videoü Cornelius Held

    Duncker & Humblot 2014; US$ 74.72

    Hinter dem noch jungen Sicherheitsinstrument »intelligente Videoüberwachung« verbergen sich Techniken zur Verhaltens-, Gesichts- und Bewegungserkennung. Die Arbeit zeigt, weshalb es sich bei diesen Anwendungen um ein kategoriales Aliud gegenüber der herkömmlichen Videoüberwachung handelt. Da diese innovativen Techniken aus grundrechtlicher Warte neue... more...