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- NYU Press 2011; US$ 79.00
Evidence of torture at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and harsh interrogation techniques at Guantánamo Bay beg the question: has the “war on terror” forced liberal democracies to rethink their policies and laws against torture? Transnational Torture focuses on the legal and political discourses on torture in India and the United States—two... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 135.00
The American prosecutor plays a powerful role in the judicial system, wielding the authority to accept or decline a case, choose which crimes to allege, and decide the number of counts to charge. These choices, among others, are often made with little supervision or institutional oversight. This prosecutorial discretion has prompted scholars to look... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 193.00
Provides access to a complex network of legal rules on extradition found in multilateral treaties and conventions, with emphasis on extradition in the Americas. This book covers the historical development of the multilateral approach and presents a survey of the steps taken and work accomplished by organs of the Organization of American States. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 182.00
This collection of cases and materials attempts for the first time to provide a compendium of the most important legal texts, relevant documents and cases, as well as explanatory commentary on the law of defence in international criminal proceedings by scholars and practitioners who have a wealth of relevant experience in the field. The book provides... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 32.95
Imperfections in the criminal justice system have long intrigued the general public and worried scholars and legal practitioners. In Wrongful Conviction , criminologists C. Ronald Huff and Martin Killias present an important collection of essays that analyzes cases of injustice across an array of legal systems, with contributors from North America,... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 40.50
Criminal procedure in the common law world is being recast in the image of human rights. These essays explore various aspects of the 'human rights revolution' in criminal evidence and procedure in Australia, Canada, England and Wales, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Ireland, Singapore, Scotland, South Africa and the USA. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 118.80
Whereas many modern works on comparative law focus on various aspects of legal doctrine, the aim of this book is more theoretical - to reflect on comparative law as a scholarly discipline, and in particular its epistemology and methodology. It seeks answers to fundamental, scientific problems of comparative research. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2000; US$ 64.80
Criminal Policy in Transition comes along at a time when the literature in criminology is desperately short of global perspectives. It helps fill that gap while it presents important new insights into changing penal policy and practice. That it raises as many questions as it seems to answer is one of its great strengths. The authors write... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Plea bargaining is one of the most important and most discussed issues in modern criminal procedure law. Based on historical and comparative legal research, the author has analysed the wide-spread use of plea bargaining in different criminal justice systems. The book sets out in-depth studies of consensual case dispositions in the UK, examining how... more...