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Criminal Procedure

  • Convicting Averyby Michael D. Cicchini

    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...

  • Breaking the Pendulumby Philip Goodman; Joshua Page; Michelle Phelps

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    In Breaking the Pendulum , Philip Goodman, Joshua Page, and Michelle Phelps debunk the pendulum model of American criminal justice, arguing that it distorts how and why punishment changes. From the birth of the penitentiary through recent reforms, the authors show how the struggle of players in the penal field shapes punishment. more...

  • Wrongful Convictions and the DNA Revolutionby Daniel S. Medwed

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 100.00

    This book examines the lessons learned from twenty-five years of using DNA to free innocent prisoners and identifies lingering challenges. more...

  • Summary and Analysis of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemptionby Worth Books

    Worth Books 2017; US$ 3.50

    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Bryan Stevenson book.   Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.   This short summary and... more...

  • Ethical Issues in Policingby Seumas Miller; John Blackler

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Police Studies constitute an important area of academic inquiry and policing raises a large number of ethical questions, yet to date there has been a paucity of research on the subject. This significant volume provides an integrated mix of ethico-philosophical analysis combined with practitioner knowledge and experience to examine and address the... more...

  • Abuse of Processby Colin Wells

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    A practical guide to advising upon and litigating abuse of process applications within criminal proceedings. Witten by practitioners for practitioners, this book provides tools for understanding and developing abuse of process arguments at all stages of criminal litigation from pre-charge to appellate level, both domestically and internationally. more...

  • Prof chez les taulardsby Aude Siméon

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 8.99

    Depuis quinze ans, Aude Siméon fréquente la prison. Elle enseigne le français. Aux taulards. Des criminels violents, des terroristes, un prisonnier fameux ? Carlos ? nouent une relation privilégiée avec leur professeur, dévoilent une part d?humanité. Alors, avec l?enseignante, on découvre la prison, un mélange de banalité et de gravité. Dans cette... more...

  • Rethinking Cognitive Enhancementby Ruud ter Meulen; Ahmed Mohammed; Wayne Hall

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 87.99

    This book critically explores and analyses the scientific and ethical debates surrounding cognitive enhancers. Including contributions from neuroscientists, neuropsychopharmacologists, ethicists, philosophers, public health professionals, and policy researchers, the book offers a multidisciplinary, critical consideration of this topic. more...

  • Innocent Victimsby Scott Whisnant

    Open Road Media 2017; US$ 9.99

    The riveting true account of a grisly crime and the unprecedented three murder trials faced by Fort Bragg soldier Tim Hennis. On Mother?s Day, 1985, the bodies of Kathryn Eastburn and her two young daughters were found in their Fayetteville, North Carolina, home. Katie, an air force captain?s wife, had been raped and stabbed to death. Kara and... more...

  • Criminal Justice and Taxationby Peter Alldridge

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    A topical and lively discussion of how the criminal justice system attempts to ensure compliance with tax responsibility, discussing the development of tax evasion offences and the relationship between evasion and evidential rules, prosecution structures, and alternatives to prosecution. more...