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  • Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policyby Arie Freiberg; Karen Gelb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Public outcries and political platforms based on misinformation and misconceptions about the criminal justice system and current sentencing practice occur all too often in democratic societies. Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policy attempts to address this problem by bringing together important contributions from a number of... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 201.00

    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$ 14.13

    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$ 64.49

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Practice of Punishmentby Wesley Cragg

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 170.00

    This study focuses on the practice of punishment, as it is inflicted by the state. The author's first-hand experience with penal reform, combined with philosophical reflection, has led him to develop a theory of punishment that identifies the principles of sentencing and corrections on which modern correctional systems should be built. This new theory... more...

  • Terrorism and International Lawby Maurice Flory; Rosalyn Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 190.00

    The proliferation in terrorist activity has provoked an increase in the body of law, both at national and international level, which has sought to counter and prevent it. The bodies involved in this process range from the UN Security Council to government legislatures. This book is the first to address, in one volume, the wide variety of responses... more...

  • New Perspectives on Economic Crimeby Hans Sjogren; Goran Skogh

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Economic crime is, by definition, crime committed to gain profit within an otherwise legitimate business. Examples are illegal pollution, brand name infringement and tax evasion. The victims of such crimes may be private citizens, businesses and the state. The leading authors in this vital new book survey recent advances in the study of economic crime... more...

  • UK's Legal Responses to Terrorismby Yonah Alexander; Edgar H. Brenner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...