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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Will 'what works' in one country work in another? This unique collection examines the cross-cultural transfer of skills and expertise, drawing out the opportunities and challenges involved in taking penal practices from one country to another. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Plea bargaining is one of the most important and most discussed issues in modern criminal procedure law. Based on historical and comparative legal research, the author has analysed the wide-spread use of plea bargaining in different criminal justice systems. The book sets out in-depth studies of consensual case dispositions in the UK, examining how... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 18.99
Based on the rare and until now overlooked journal of a Renaissance-era executioner, the noted historian Joel F. Harrington's The Faithful Executioner takes us deep inside the alien world and thinking of Meister Frantz Schmidt of Nuremberg, who, during forty-five years as a professional executioner, personally put to death 394 individuals and tortured,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 54.99
An essential collection of more than 265 United States Supreme Court case briefs detailing the various elements of criminal procedures, from criminal investigations to arrest to trial to conviction. Cretacci identifies landmark cases that have influenced the case processing of individuals, for use as a text or reference manual for law enforcement/criminal... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2010; US$ 19.99
The old approaches to fighting crime just aren't working. Two thirds of people released from prison commit anothercrime within two years. In Smart on Crime , career prosecutor Kamala D. Harris shatters the old distinctions, rooted in false choices and myths, and offers a compelling argument for how to make the criminal justice system truly, not just... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2008; US$ 20.54
Das Werk vermittelt Rechtsreferendaren und Studenten der Rechtswissenschaften anhand von ca. 100 kurzen Fällen die Grundlagen des Strafprozessrechts und befähigt sie, diese bei der Klausurbearbeitung und bei der Bewältigung der praktischen Aufgaben in der Strafstation umzusetzen. Der Schwerpunkt der Fallsammlung liegt auf der Darstellung typischer... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The Subject of Prostitution offers a distinctive analysis of the links between prostitution and social theory in order to advance a critical analysis of the relationship of law to sex work. Using the lens of social theory to disrupt fixed meanings the book provides an advanced analytical framework through which to understand the complexity and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
For as long as accuser and accused have faced each other in public, criminal trials have been establishing far more than who did what to whom?and in this fascinating book, Sadakat Kadri surveys four thousand years of courtroom drama. A brilliantly engaging writer, Kadri journeys from the silence of ancient Egypt?s Hall of the Dead to the clamor of... more...