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Criminal Law

  • Devil's Defenderby John Browne

    Chicago Review Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F. Lee Bailey, Gerry Spence, and Alan Dershowitz, John Henry Browne's memoir, The Devil's Defender, recounts his tortuous education in what it means to be an advocate?and a human being. For the last four decades, Browne has defended the indefensible. From Facebook folk hero "the Barefoot... more...

  • How the Police Generate False Confessionsby James L. Trainum

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99

    How Police Generate False Confessions explores the research on and controversy around false confessions and helps the reader understand what really happens in the interrogation room. more...

  • Trialsby Isabel Buchanan

    Random House 2016; US$ 23.96

    In 2011, Isabel Buchanan, a twenty-three-year-old Scottish lawyer, moved to Pakistan to work in a new legal chambers in Lahore. The chambers was run by a determined thirty-three-year-old Pakistani lawyer, Sarah Belal, who had finally found her calling in defending inmates on Pakistan?s death row. Belal and Buchanan struck up an unlikely friendship,... more...

  • Trials of the Centuryby Mark J. Phillips; Aryn Z. Phillips

    Prometheus Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    In every decade of the twentieth century, there was one sensational murder trial that riveted public attention and at the time was called "the trial of the century." This book tells the story of each murder case and the dramatic trial?and media coverage?that followed. Starting with the murder of famed architect Stanford White in 1906 and ending with... more...

  • Juvenile Delinquencyby William E. Thompson; Jack E. Bynum

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 97.99

    This sophomore/junior level core text is intended for the juvenile delinquency course taught in criminal justice, criminology, and sociology departments at both four year and two year institutions. Taking a sociological approach, this text discusses delinquency as it relates to and emerges from the youth's family, neighborhood, school, peer group,... more...

  • A Dream Deniedby Michaela Soyer

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Young minority men are often portrayed in popular media as victims of poverty and discrimination. A Dream Denied  delves deeper, investigating the social and cultural implications of the ?American dream? narrative for young minority men in the juvenile justice systems in Boston and Chicago. This book connects young male offenders? cycles of desistance... more...

  • Abetting Batterersby Andrew R. Klein; Jessica L. Klein

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99

    Abetting Batterers reveals the troubling patterns of inattention and incompetence that compromise the safety of women in the USA. The authors look at how the criminal justice system responds to the ever-growing problem of domestic violence, what preventative strategies and training have been developed and put in place, and why most are still... more...

  • Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscienceby Dennis Patterson; Michael S. Pardo

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    Bringing together the latest work from leading scholars in this emerging and vibrant subfield of law, this book examines the philosophical issues that inform the intersection between law and neuroscience. more...

  • Real-World Crime Scene Investigationby Gabriele Suboch

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 59.95

    Real-World Crime Scene Investigation: A Step-by-Step Procedure Manual is designed as a field guide providing instruction on how to document a crime scene, including sketching, mapping, searching, collecting, and preserving physical evidence. It also addresses how to document a crime scene using photography and videography. It introduces modern forensic... more...

  • Comparative Criminal Procedureby Jacqueline E. Ross; Stephen C. Thaman

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    This Handbook presents innovative research that compares different criminal procedure systems by focusing on the mechanisms by which legal systems seek to avoid error, protect rights, ground their legitimacy, expand lay participation in the criminal process and develop alternatives to criminal trials, such as plea bargaining, as well as alternatives... more...