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Criminal Law

  • The Re-Evolution of American Street Gangsby

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95

    Addressing the intricacies and diversities of street gangs, a major and growing blight across the country, this book draws on the expertise of high-ranking law enforcement officials monitoring terrorist activity and gang-related crimes as well as professional private investigators who have spent several decades investigating gangs and learning their... more...

  • Dispatches from Juvenile Hallby John Aarons; Lisa Smith; Linda Wagner

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    A revolutionary book that offers a fresh, bold approach to confronting the juvenile crime epidemic With the rise of violent crimes committed by teenagers in recent years, heated discussion has arisen over the societal factors that lead to juvenile criminality and the ways that public institutions are failing to curtail them. Now a team of experts with... more...

  • The Borders of Punishmentby Katja Franko Aas; Mary Bosworth

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 109.99

    The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion critically assesses the relationship between immigration control, citizenship, and criminal justice. It reflects on the theoretical and methodological challenges posed by mass mobility and its control and for the first time, sets out a particular sub-field within criminology, the... more...

  • Extradition to and from the United States 2010by Michael Abbell

    BRILL 2010; US$ 249.00

    As recently as the early 1970s, the United States typically made and received only 40 requests for international extradition per year. As the world has become "flatter", there has been a concomitant explosion in transnational criminal activity to which the United States has had to respond. In 2008 alone, 589 people were extradited to it and... more...

  • Prisoners of the international communityby Denis Abels

    Springer 2012; US$ 279.00

    Little has been written about the legal position and conditions of detention of persons detained by international criminal tribunals, particularly as regards their internal legal position (their rights and duties inside the remand facility). The primary purpose of this book is to set out the law governing the detention of persons detained under the... more...

  • The Genocide Conventionby Hirad Abtahi; Philippa Webb

    BRILL 2008; US$ 574.00

    Gathers together the records of the multitude of meetings which, in the context of the newly established United Nations, led to the adoption of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide on 9 December 1948. This work enables academics and practitioners an access to the Genocide Convention's travaux preparatoires. more...

  • Cold Casesby James M. Adcock; Sarah L. Stein

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Because the investigation of cold cases is usually an arduous and time-consuming task, most law enforcement agencies in the United States are not able to dedicate the resources necessary to support the cold case investigation process. However, when those cases are fully pursued and prosecuted, they often result in convictions and lengthy prison terms.... more...

  • Religious Discrimination and Hatred Lawby Neil Addison

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 77.95

    Dealing with this new and controversial area, this is the first comprehensive guide to religious discrimination and hatred legislation. Written by a practising barrister, experienced in all courts and tribunals, this book uses many practical examples covering all forms of religious belief. Exploring part two of the Equality Act and the Racial and... more...

  • Institutionalizing Restorative Justiceby Ivo Aertsen; Tom Daems; Luc Robert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    This new book aims to explore the key issues and debates surrounding the question of the incorporation and institutionalisation of restorative justice within existing penal and criminal justice systems, an increasingly pressing issue given the rapid spread of restorative justice worldwide at both national and international levels. In doing so it aims... more...

  • Mental Health in the War on Terrorby Neil K. Aggarwal

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    Neil Aggarwal?s timely study finds that mental-health and biomedical professionals have created new forms of knowledge and practice in their desire to understand and fight terrorism, and in the process, psychiatrists and psychologists have either worked uncritically to protect state interests or labored to protect undesirable populations from state... more...