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  • 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...

  • Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justiceby Sabine Michalowski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justice explores how corporations can be held accountable for their role in past human rights violations when a country is making a transition from conflict or repression to peace and democracy. It breaks new ground in theorizing the linkages between the areas of transitional justice and corporate... more...

  • The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Benthamby Guillaume Tusseau

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham?s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham?s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While offering a suggestive picture of contemporary Bentham... 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...

  • The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penaltyby Andrew Novak

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Historically the death penalty was mandatory for the crime of murder and other violent felonies, in accordance with English common law. Over the last three decades many former British colonies have reformed their capital punishment regimes to permit judicial sentencing discretion, including consideration of mitigating factors. Applying a comparative... more...

  • Institutional Competition between Common Law and Civil Lawby Michèle Schmiegelow; Henrik Schmiegelow

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book addresses two countervailing challenges to theory and policy in law and economics. The first is the rise of legal origins theory, which denies the comparative law view of convergence between common law and civil law by the assertion of an economic superiority of common law. The second is the series of economic crises in the very financial... more...

  • Capital Punishmentby Lill Scherdin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95

    Leading experts in law, criminology and human rights combine theory and empirical research to further our understanding of the relationships between ways of governance, the role of leadership and the death penalty practices. The book covers practice in the USA and Asia as well as within Muslim majority countries, and questions whether the death penalty... more...

  • Cyberthreats and the Decline of the Nation-Stateby Susan W. Brenner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book explores the extraordinary difficulties a nation-state?s law enforcement and military face in attempting to prevent cyber-attacks. In the wake of recent assaults including the denial of service attack on Estonia in 2007 and the widespread use of the Zeus Trojan Horse software, Susan W. Brenner explores how traditional categories and procedures... more...

  • 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...

  • Dirty Assetsby Colin King; Clive Walker

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach, this book focuses on the emerging and innovative aspects of attempts to target the accumulated assets of those engaged in criminal and terrorist activity, organized crime and corruption. With contributions from leading international academics and practitioners in the fields of law, economics,... more...