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Criminal Law

  • Research Handbook on International Law and Terrorismby B. Saul

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    ‘The 40 experts assembled by Ben Saul who are addressing the many-faceted legal issues connected to the ever-expanding meaning of "terrorism" are remarkable. Even after 50 years of scholarship on the subject, a book like this one is both relevant and useful.’ - Cherif Bassiouni, DePaul University College of Law, USThis Handbook... more...

  • Criminal Judgesby M. McConville; L. Marsh

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This provocative and powerful book provides a critical review of Britain's criminal justice process through its practices, culture and traditions, revealing a landscape in ruins under the dominance of State-induced Guilty Pleas. Against a backdrop of a dysfunctional criminal justice system, the authors bring an avalanche of legal and empirical... more...

  • Reconceptualising Penalityby Claire Hamilton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Although developments such as the drastic increase in the use of imprisonment and restrictions on parole suggest a new, harsher punitive era, Hamilton’s empirical data based on examination of penal policies in Ireland, Scotland and New Zealand, suggests criminal justice and penal policies vary. This study is critical of the way in which punitiveness... more...

  • The Death Penalty in Africaby Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Human development is not simply about wealth and economic well-being, it is also dependent upon shared values that cherish the sanctity of human life. Using comparative methods, archival research and quantitative findings, this book explores the historical and cultural background of the death penalty in Africa, and presents a clear and compelling case... more...

  • Continuing the War Against Domestic Violence, Second Editionby Lee E. Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Anyone can become a victim of domestic violence. As such, it is essential for all of us to continue the war against domestic violence. Supplying a comprehensive overview of domestic violence across racial/ethnic groups, the new edition of this popular reference explores topics rarely discussed in other domestic violence texts as well as the barriers... more...

  • The Death Penalty in Africaby Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda

    Oscar Test Publisher 2014; US$ 124.95

    Human development is not simply about wealth and economic well-being, it is also dependent upon shared values that cherish the sanctity of human life. Using comparative methods, archival research and quantitative findings, this book explores the historical and cultural background of the death penalty in Africa, and presents a clear and compelling case... more...

  • Unravelling Tort and Crimeby Matthew Dyson

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 96.00

    Innovative and groundbreaking research on how tort and crime interrelate in English law. more...

  • Rethinking Policing and Justiceby Luis Fernandez; Laura Huey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    It has become somewhat axiomatic to refer to the police as the ?gatekeepers? of the criminal justice system and thus as a mechanism for the provision of justice. And yet, when we conceptualize the police in this way, what is often taken for granted is the exact nature of that role and its larger social meaning. Indeed, we know that police deliver... more...

  • Twelve Good Men and Trueby J. S. Cockburn; Thomas A. Green

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 54.00

    Twelve Good Men and True brings together some of the most ambitious and innovative work yet undertaken on the history of an English legal institution. These eleven essays examine the composition of the criminal trial jury in England, the behavior of those who sat as jurors, and popular and official attitudes toward the institution of jury trial... more...

  • Transitional Justice and the Arab Springby Kirsten J. Fisher; Robert Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book presents a varied and critical picture of how the Arab Spring demands a re-examination and re-conceptualization of issues of transitional justice. It demonstrates how unique features of this wave of revolutions and popular protests that have swept the Arab world since December 2010 give rise to distinctive concerns and problems relative... more...