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Criminal Law

  • Watching Outby Julian Burnside

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2017; US$ 20.99

    ‘When put to the test, most people have difficulty identifying what justice is, especially when there is tension between proper process and a desired result. Due process is inherent in our conception of justice. But bad process can yield the right result, just as good process can produce the wrong result. The legal system is designed to produce justice.... more...

  • Drop Deadby Lorna Poplak

    Dundurn 2017; US$ 11.99

    From Confederation in 1867 until the abolition of the death penalty in 1976, 704 people were hanged in Canada. The book examines how trial, conviction, and punishment operated then, and the relevance of capital punishment today. It profiles notable individuals: victims, murderers, judges, jurors, the wrongfully convicted … and the hangman. more...

  • Discourses on Violence and Punishmentby Krešimir Petkovic

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 152.00

    This book probes the extreme variation in discourses on violence and punishment. Its comprehensive examination brings together normative political-theoretical discourses on punishment, historical changes in violence and punishment, and perspectives on punishment from political powers, world religions, literature and film, criminology, and theodicy.... more...

  • Trends in the Judiciaryby David Lowe; Dilip K. Das

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 180.00

    The third volume in the Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons series, Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe, Volume Three provides an insider's view of the judicial system. Offering interviews from judges in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America, and the West Indies, this text explores... more...

  • Female Offenders and Reentryby Lisa M. Carter; Catherine D. Marcum

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 140.00

    Often, research concerning the female offender is scarce. This book adds to the criminological literature on the topic of reentry for women, focusing on the barriers women face as they return to society and adjust to life after incarceration. Each chapter addresses specific issues, challenges, and obstacles affiliated with the hindrance of successful... more...

  • Carceral Spatialityby Dominique Moran; Anna K. Schliehe

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 116.74

    This edited collection speaks to and expands on existing debates around incarceration. Rather than focusing on the bricks and mortar of institutional spaces, this volume’s inventive engagements in ‘thinking through carcerality’ touch on more elusive concepts of identity, memory and internal – as well as physical – walls and bars. Edited by two human... more...

  • Anti-money Laundering Law: Socio-legal Perspectives on the Effectiveness of German Practicesby Verena Zoppei

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2017; US$ 116.74

    In the aftermath of recent multiple leaks such as the Panama Papers, the Swiss leaks, the Lux leaks, and the Bahama leaks, this book offers an interesting view on the underlying conflicting interests that impede the adoption of more effective legislation to stop money laundering by way of the financial system. The central position of the book... more...

  • The International Criminal Court at the Mercy of Powerful Statesby Res Schuerch

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2017; US$ 140.09

    This book aims to investigate whether, and if so, how, an institution designed to bring to justice perpetrators of the most heinous crimes can be regarded a tool of oppression in a (neo-)colonial sense. To do so, it re-invents the concept of neo-colonialism, which is traditionally associated more with economic or political implications, from an international... more...

  • Victims’ Rights in Flux: Criminal Justice Reform in Colombiaby Astrid Liliana Sánchez-Mejía

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 140.09

    Contributing to the literature on comparative criminal procedure and Latin American law, this book examines the effects of adversarial criminal justice reforms on victim’s rights by specifically analyzing the Colombian criminal justice reform of the early 2000s. This research focuses on the production, interpretation, and implementation of rules... more...

  • The Juvenile Court Systemby Edwin Lemert

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    This volume is based on a detailed analysis of change in the law and in the administration of justice affecting juvenile off enders in California in the fifties and sixties. It addresses how procedural law develops on a long-term basis and under what conditions. It also examines the processes by which revolutionary changes occur in law and the extent... more...