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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37
Lawyers on Trial presents the stories of ten California lawyers who broke the rules. The book begins by showing how nearly a century of political struggle over self-regulation shapes the way the disciplinary system selects and processes cases and concludes by canvassing reforms that could improve the performance of the legal profession.This... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29
Retributivism: Essays on Theory and Policy , offers analysis and explanations of new developments in retributivism. The twelve chapters in this book, written by leading legal scholars and philosophers, cover the various justifications and conceptions of retributivism, its philosophical foundations (often questioning conventional understandings),... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09
Research suggests that people of all demographics have nuanced and sophisticated notions of justice. Intuitions of Justice and the Utility of Desert sketches the contours of a wide range of lay judgments of justice, touching many if not most of the issues that penal code drafters or policy makers must face. In this intriguing new book, Paul H. Robinson... more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 25.50
No policing tactic has been more controversial than ?stop and frisk,? whereby police officers stop, question and frisk ordinary citizens, who they may view as potential suspects, on the streets. As Michael White and Hank Fradella show in Stop and Frisk , the first authoritative history and analysis of this tactic, there is a disconnect between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
This book is one of the first to document the challenges and opportunities facing the Hong Kong police force following the reversion of political authority from the UK to China in 1997. Thematically organized and oriented towards those issues of greatest concern to the public, such as police accountability, assaults on police, police deployment, surveillance... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 57.99 US$ 49.87
A comprehensive, practical handbook covering criminal investigations, and outlining the legal procedures and operational protocols relating to specific offences. Covers the key stages of conducting and managing an investigation, with specific guidance on crime scene management, evidence preservation, and witness and suspect management. more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 38.99 US$ 33.53
In Criminal Law , Guyora Binder reviews the development of American criminal law and explains its key concepts and persistent controversies in light of its history. These key concepts include retribution and prevention as purposes of punishment; the requirements of a criminal act and a culpable mental state; criteria of causal responsibility; modes... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 15.95
Justice Arbour suggests that the ties between personal criminal accountability and peace should be central to the decisions made in the future concerning procedural models for the permanent International War Crimes Tribunals. more...
- Prometheus Books 2017; US$ 11.99
The shocking Netflix documentary Making a Murderer left millions of viewers wondering how an apparently innocent man could be wrongfully convicted - not just once, but twice . This book explains, in plain English, the numerous flaws in Wisconsin's criminal justice system that led to the wrongful convictions of Steven Avery and his mentally challenged... more...