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Criminal Law

  • Adolescence, Discrimination, and the Lawby Roger J.R. Levesque

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 47.00

    In the wake of the civil rights movement, the legal system dramatically changed its response to discrimination based on race, gender, and other characteristics. It is now showing signs of yet another dramatic shift, as it moves from considering difference to focusing on neutrality. Rather than seeking to counter subjugation through special protections... more...

  • Cuts and Criminalityby Professor Theodore Bennett

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    This book investigates how and why the criminal law differentiates between different types of body alterations, with particular reference to how they are conceptualised within legal discourse. By drawing connections between types of body alteration that have traditionally been considered separately and discretely, the book allows analytical conclusions... more...

  • In the Spider's Webby Jerome Gold

    Black Heron Press 2015; US$ 14.95

    In the Spider's Web is set in Ash Meadow, a prison for children in Washington State. The story centers on Caitlin Weber, a girl who, in collusion with her mother and four other children, murdered her mother's employer. While the murder is briefly depicted, it is with what happens afterward to two of the perpetrators, particularly Caitlin, that... more...

  • Criminal Justice at the Crossroadsby William R. Kelly

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    William R. Kelly is professor in the Department of Sociology and the founding director of the Center for Criminology and Criminal Justice Research at the University of Texas-Austin. He has spent a considerable amount of time in the community consulting with local, state, and federal agencies on criminal justice issues. He has been involved in the... more...

  • International Criminal Lawby Roger O'Keefe

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 174.99

    International criminal law has witnessed significant developments in recent years. The work and jurisprudence of the International Criminal Court have grown, not always without controversy, while the states parties to the Rome Statute have succeeded in adopting a definition of the crime of aggression. Numerous questions of international criminal law,... more...

  • The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Courtby Carsten Stahn

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 244.99

    The International Criminal Court is a controversial and important body within international law; one that is significantly growing in importance, particularly as other international criminal tribunals close down. After a decade of Court practice, this book takes stock of the activities of the International Criminal Court, identifying the key issues... more...

  • The Prosecution of Anwar Ibrahimby Mark Trowell

    Marshall Cavendish 2015; US$ 15.99

    On 9 January 2012, after a lengthy two-year trial, Anwar Ibrahim was acquitted of charges of sodomy against his 23-year-old aide, Mohd Saiful. The acquittal was a shock not only to Anwar - who expected to go to jail - but to most international observers who were convinced he would be found guilty. This book recounts both the first sodomy episode (1998-2004)... more...

  • A Philosophy of Criminal Attemptsby Bebhinn Donnelly-Lazarov

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

    Extends and adapts G. E. M. Anscombe's philosophy to reveal attempting as a subjective species of intentional action. Locates criminal attempts therein. more...

  • Of Doubt and Proofby Dr Gilles Tarabout; Ms Daniela Berti; Professor Anthony Good; Dr Seán Patrick Donlan; Julian Sidoli del Ceno

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    All institutions concerned with the process of judging - whether it be deciding between alternative courses of action, determining a judge?s professional integrity, assigning culpability for an alleged crime, or ruling on the credibility of an asylum claimant - are necessarily directly concerned with the question of doubt. By putting ritual and judicial... more...

  • Governance of the Illegal Trade in E-Waste and Tropical Timberby Ms Lieselot Bisschop; Dr Michael J Lynch; Professor Paul B Stretesky

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    This book responds to the call for more research on transnational environmental crime and its governance by investigating the illegal trade in electronic waste (e-waste) and tropical timber, major forms of transnational environmental crime. The book is based on a qualitative multi-method research combining document analysis, interviews with key informants... more...