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Criminal Law

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Wrong Carlosby James S. Liebman; Shawn Crowley; Andrew Markquart; Lauren Rosenberg; Lauren White

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    In 1989, Texas executed Carlos DeLuna, a poor Hispanic man with childlike intelligence, for the murder of Wanda Lopez, a convenience store clerk. His execution passed unnoticed for years until a team of Columbia Law School faculty and students almost accidentally chose to investigate his case and found that DeLuna almost certainly was innocent. They... more...

  • Investigative Interviewingby Eugene F. SPHR) Ferraro (CPP

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    There are few skills more important to the modern fact finder than the ability to obtain information through effective interviewing. While most interviewing books are intended for law enforcement, they often present harsh and accusatory techniques that can be counterproductive in private sector investigations. I nvestigative Interviewing: Psychology,... more...

  • Justice in Americaby Cheney Mason

    Titletown Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 14.95

    The Casey Anthony trial of 2011 is estimated to have drawn the television and reading attention of no less than a quarter of a billion people from around the world. In Justice in America , Anthony defense attorney J. Cheney Mason, who was brought in to save the case, asserts that the jury got it right, and that America, the media, and the public blinded... more...

  • The Innocent Killerby Michael Griesbach

    American Bar Association 2014; US$ 9.99

    This is the story of Steven Avery, a Wisconsin man who spent eighteen years in prison for a crime on a wrongful conviction. Two years after he was exonerated of the first crime and poised to reap millions in his wrongful conviction lawsuit, Steven Avery was arrested for the exceptionally brutal murder of Teresa Halbach, a freelance photographer who... more...

  • Corruptionby M. Arnone; L. S. Borlini

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘Although corruption has affected human society since its very birth with different intensity over time, it is not confined to any particular geographic region, country, social or political system or culture. Recently there has been widespread international determination to effectively curb such crime. Corruption: Economic Analysis and International... more...