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  • 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...

  • Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorismby . Turkey Ankara Centre of Excellence - Defence Against Terrorism

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 167.00

    This volume in the "NATO Science for Peace and Security Series" contains the papers of the Advanced Training Course (ATC) 'Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorism'. The purpose of this course was to support NATO on defence issues related to terrorism and united experts from various disciplines to give participants an understanding of... more...

  • Kritische Analyse und Reformvorschlag zu Art. II Genozidkonventionby Angela Paul

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 61.28

    Mit der Hilfe der Genozidkonvention sollte der Genozid verhütet und bestraft werden. Diese Ziele wurden jedoch nicht erreicht. Auch nach dem Inkrafttreten der Konvention wurden unzählige Angehörige unterschiedlichster Gruppen verfolgt - bestraft wurden jedoch nur relativ wenige Täter. In dieser Arbeit werden die Defizite von Art. II Genozidkonvention... 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...

  • Genocide in International Lawby William A. Schabas

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72

    This second edition focuses on the drafting and subsequent interpretation of the 1948 Genocide Convention. more...

  • The Grammar of Criminal Law: American, Comparative, and Internationalby George P. Fletcher

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    The Grammar of Criminal Law is a 3-volume work that addresses the field of international and comparative criminal law, with its primary focus on the issues of international concern, ranging from genocide, to domestic efforts to combat terrorism, to torture, and to other international crimes. The first volume is devoted to foundational issues. The... more...

  • International Criminal Lawby Ilias Bantekas; Susan Nash

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 77.95

    Providing an introduction to, and detailed examination of substantive, enforcement and procedural aspects of international criminal law, this book?s examination of international and transnational crimes under treaty and customary law has been fully updated and revised. Exploring the enforcement of international criminal law through an investigation... more...

  • Breaking the Cycles of Hatredby Martha Minow; Nancy L. Rosenblum

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50 US$ 30.00

    Violence so often begets violence. Victims respond with revenge only to inspire seemingly endless cycles of retaliation. Conflicts between nations, between ethnic groups, between strangers, and between family members differ in so many ways and yet often share this dynamic. In this powerful and timely book Martha Minow and others ask: What explains... more...

  • Stolen Asset Recoveryby Theodore S. Greenberg

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99

    Non-Conviction Based (NCB) asset forfeiture is a powerful tool for recovering the proceeds and instrumentalities of corruption, particularly in cases where the proceeds are transferred abroad. A procedure that provides for the restraint, seizure, and forfeiture of tainted assets without the need for a criminal conviction, it can be critical when the... more...

  • The United States, International Law, and the Struggle against Terrorismby Thomas McDonnell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book discusses the critical legal issues raised by the US responses to the terrorist threat, analyzing the actions taken by the Bush administration during the so-called "War on Terrorism" and their compliance with international law. Thomas McDonnell highlights specific topics of legal interest including torture, extra-judicial detentions and... more...