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Criminal Law

  • A Short Introduction to Judging and to Legal Reasoningby Geoffrey Samuel

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    This Short Introduction looks at judging and reasoning from three perspectives: what legal reasoning has been; what legal reasoning is from the view of judges and jurists themselves (the internal view); and what legal reasoning is from the view of a social scientist epistemologist or humanities specialist (the external view). Combining cases and materials... more...

  • Comparing the Democratic Governance of Police Intelligenceby Thierry Delpeuch; Jacqueline E. Ross

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    "Intelligence-led policing" is an emerging movement of efforts to develop a more democratic approach to the governance of intelligence by expanding the types of expertise and the range of participants who collaborate in the networked governance of intelligence. This book examines how the partnership paradigm has transformed the ways in which... more...

  • Blood in the Waterby Heather Ann Thompson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 35.00

    The first definitive account of the infamous 1971 Attica prison uprising, the state's violent response, and the victims' decades-long quest for justice?including information never released to the public?published to coincide with the forty-fifth anniversary of this historic event. On September 9, 1971, nearly 1,300 prisoners took over the Attica... more...

  • Corporate Manslaughter in the Maritime and Aviation Industriesby Simon Daniels

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book provides expert analysis of the application of?the evolving law in Corporate Manslaughter?as it relates to the Maritime and Aviation industries.? It will prove to be a useful tool for practitioners and students in this specialised area, as well as those working in the maritime and aviation industries, such as those who will be accountable... more...

  • Treatise on International Criminal Lawby Kai Ambos

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 164.99 US$ 141.89

    This is the third and final part of a treatise on the principles and practice of international criminal law, from its foundations to its future. This volume analyses procedure and implementation of international criminal law. more...

  • Adnan's Storyby Rabia Chaudry

    Random House 2016; US$ 21.14

    'The first letter I received after being arrested in 1999 was from Rabia. Since that time until now, she has believed in my innocence and been committed to my exoneration. . . . [T]here is no one better to help tell my story, and no one that I trust more to tell it, than Rabia.' Adnan Syed On February 28, 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced... more...

  • Wrongful Convictions in Chinaby Na Jiang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 179.00

    The primary focus of this comparative and empirical work is to address wrongful convictions between China and common-law countries in order to promote a better understanding of wrongful convictions in China?s practice with the help of comparative analyses, verifiable and empirical data and case studies. It examines the scope of wrongful convictions... more...

  • Interpersonal Criminologyby K. Jaishankar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 179.95

    Based on peer-reviewed articles from the Second International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology, Interpersonal Criminology investigates the roots of crime and victimization, rather than dissecting criminal behavior after the fact. The book divides crime by type, covering crimes against women, crimes against children... more...

  • Police Use of Forceby Michael J. Palmiotto

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Starting with a historical introduction, Police Use of Force presents readers with critical and timely issues facing police and the communities they serve when police encounters turn violent. Dr. Palmiotto offers in-depth coverage of the use of force, deadly force, non-lethal weapons, militarization of policing, racism and profiling, legal cases,... more...

  • The Oxford Edition of Blackstone: Commentaries on the Laws of Englandby William Blackstone; Ruth Paley

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 28.99 US$ 24.93

    The only variorum edition of Blackstone's seminal treatise on the common law, tracing the evolution of Blackstone's thought from the first to the ninth edition. The fourth volume addresses central topics of criminal law, known as 'public wrongs'. more...