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Criminal Law

  • Body Dumpby Fred Rosen

    Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 5.99

    In the late 1990s in Poughkeepsie, NY, the bodies of prostitutes were piling up. Lt. Bill Siegrist knew a serial killer was preying on the women. Determined to stop any further killing, Siegrist followed a trail that led him to Kendall Francois, a middle school monitor with the nickname Stinky, because of his slovenly hygiene. When Francois was finally... more...

  • The Punitive Imaginationby Austin Sarat; Michelle Brown; Patricia Ewick; Stephen P. Garvey; Leo Katz; Austin Sarat; Caleb Smith; Carol S. Steiker

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    From the Gospel of Matthew to numerous US Supreme Court justices, many literary and legal sources have observed that how a society metes out punishment reveals core truths about its character. The Punitive Imagination is a collection of essays that engages and contributes to debates about the purposes and meanings of punishment in the United States.... more...

  • Criminological Approaches to International Criminal Lawby Ilias Bantekas; Emmanouela Mylonaki

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 88.00

    A practical guide to what motivates international crimes and how these are structured and investigated in theory and practice. more...

  • Hate Crime in America, 1968-2013by Michael Newton

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 75.00

    Crimes motivated by prejudice date to the beginning of human history. Despite legislation addressing bias-driven offenses hate crimes continue to plague modern American society. Beginning with the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 six days later, this chronology catalogs hate crimes and the... more...

  • Stasi und DDR-Militärjustizby Helmut Irmen

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The Stasi played a far more extensive role in the judiciary, legislation, and judicial cadre policy than previously recognized. This work describes the conspiratorial aspect of the Stasi's investigations, its scripted preparations for the penal process in military tribunals, and its verbal and written arrangements with the Court and state prosecutors.... more...

  • The Judicial System and Reform in Post-Mao Chinaby Yuwen Li

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95

    This comprehensive study examines the development and changing characteristics of the judicial system and reform process over the past three decades in China. Using a combination of traditional modes of legal analysis, case studies, and empirical research, the study reflects upon the complex progress that China has made, and continues to make, towards... more...

  • Administrative Litigation Systems in Greater China and Europeby Yuwen Li

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book provides a comparative study of the administrative litigation systems in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao, as well as in a number of selected European countries including both states with an advanced rule of law and new democracies. The collective work illustrates the common characteristics of the rapid development of administrative litigation... more...

  • Democratic Policingby Darren Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Based upon original research, this book is a historically informed exploration of current thinking and practices concerning democratic policing. Rather than an exhaustive compendium of developments in any one country, the book encourages an appreciation of both the importance of thinking about the means towards enhancing democratic policing as well... more...

  • Fingerprint Analysis Laboratory Workbookby Hillary Moses Daluz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Fingerprint analysis may be performed as part of many jobs, including crime scene technician, latent print examiner, criminalist, latent print technician, forensic specialist, and forensic scientist. Regardless of one?s specific discipline, a background knowledge of scientific practices in handling and analyzing fingerprint evidence is critical for... more...

  • Understanding White-Collar Crimeby Michael L. Benson; Sally S. Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Unlike other books of its kind, Understanding White-Collar Crime: An Opportunity Perspective uses a coherent theoretical perspective in its coverage of white-collar crime. Using opportunity perspective, or the assumption that all crimes depend on offenders having some sort of opportunity to commit an offense, allows the authors to uncover the processes... more...