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- University of Namibia Press 2014; US$ 47.00
The Namibian Constitution entrenches fundamental rights and freedoms, and provides for their vertical and horizontal application in any criminal process. However, since Independence in 1990, Namibia has developed its own criminal jurisprudence. Criminal procedure and law are taking new shape. Namibian courts have pronounced on criminal issues, and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 134.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 82.99
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
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...
- 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 our... 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...
- Cash Money Content 2011; US$ 15.99
A counterpoint to the Law and Order justice the public sees and believes in. This is the real criminal justice system, as told from someone inside, someone who fights it every day. This is not a manual for how to get off or how to be a better criminal. It is proof that the system will eat you up and spit you out if you dare to become involved or think... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.00
?No one who enjoys mystery can fail to savor this study of a classic case of detection.? ?TONY HILLERMAN On the night of September 14, 1935, George Conniff, a town marshal in Pend Oreille County in the state of Washington, was shot to death. A lawman had been killed, yet there seemed to be no uproar, no major investigation. No suspect was brought... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This book provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the work of the probation service. It brings together themes of policy, theory and practice to help students and practitioners to better understand the work of probation, its limitations as well as potential, but above all its value. Setting probation in the context of the criminal... more...