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Criminal Law

  • The Securitization and Policing of Art Theftby Dr John Kerr

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The subject of many films and books, art theft is a fascinating topic that continues to capture the popular imagination. However, it is one of many types of art crime that remain under-researched and which require much more academic, empirical investigation. This book examines who is performing, managing, governing and controlling the securitization... more...

  • Crime, Victims and Policyby Dean Wilson; Stuart Ross

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book provides critically examines how recent international developments in victims theory and policy are experienced within specific local contexts. The chapters approach key criminological issues including the experience of criminal justice agencies, policy formulation, the construction of victim identities and the 'discovery' of new victims.... more...

  • Sex Crimesby Alissa Ackerman; Rich Furman

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Sex crimes, such as rape, child sexual abuse, and intimate partner violence, are increasingly transnational in nature, introducing unique cross-border and cross-cultural challenges for police, the courts, and the law. Policy makers and practitioners are in need of a resource that explores the incidence, prosecution, and treatment of sexual crimes... more...

  • The Ferguson Reportby Theodore M. Shaw; United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division

    The New Press 2015; US$ 10.00

    On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed African American high school senior, was shot by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. For months afterward, protestors took to the streets demanding justice, testifying to the racist and exploitative police department and court system, and connecting the shooting of Brown with the deaths of Trayvon... more...

  • Criminal Justiceby Julian V. Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    The criminal justice system is wide ranging; from the crimes themselves and policing to the sentencing of offenders and prisons. In this Very Short Introduction Julian V. Roberts draws upon the latest research and current practices from a number of different countries around the world. Focusing on the adversarial model of justice found in common law... more...

  • An American Dilemmaby Mary Welek Atwell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    An American Dilemma examines the application of the death penalty in the United States as it conflicts with obligations under the 1963 Vienna Convention on Consular Relations. more...

  • Unfairby Adam Benforado

    Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 26.00

    " A law professor sounds an explosive alarm on the hidden unfairness of our legal system." ? Kirkus Reviews,  starred   A child is gunned down by a police officer; an investigator ignores critical clues in a case; an innocent man confesses to a crime he did not commit; a jury acquits a killer. The evidence is all around us: Our system of justice... more...

  • Punishment in Popular Cultureby Charles J. Jr. Ogletree; Austin Sarat

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    The way a society punishes demonstrates its commitment to standards of judgment and justice, its distinctive views of blame and responsibility, and its particular way of responding to evil. Punishment in Popular Culture examines the cultural presuppositions that undergird America?s distinctive approach to punishment and analyzes punishment as a set... more...

  • Jeremy Hutchinson's Case Historiesby Thomas Grant

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Throughout a long career, [Jeremy Hutchinson's] brilliant and stylish advocacy achieved success in cases that looked unwinnable' Helena Kennedy 'Jeremy was not just a good lawyer; he was fearless in standing up to judges. He was the most formidable advocate of the 1960s and '70s and he had a marvellous... more...

  • Jeremy Hutchinson's Case Historiesby Thomas Grant

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 37.34

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Throughout a long career, [Jeremy Hutchinson's] brilliant and stylish advocacy achieved success in cases that looked unwinnable' Helena Kennedy 'Jeremy was not just a good lawyer; he was fearless in standing up to judges. He was the most formidable advocate of the 1960s and '70s and he had a marvellous... more...