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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
This provocative and powerful book provides a critical review of Britain's criminal justice process through its practices, culture and traditions, revealing a landscape in ruins under the dominance of State-induced Guilty Pleas. Against a backdrop of a dysfunctional criminal justice system, the authors bring an avalanche of legal and empirical... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00
This work presents the findings of an empirical study conducted at Goethe University Frankfurt, concerning the legal realities of public defender assignment since the new law came in effect in 2010. The monograph summarizes the results of a survey of around 3,300 public defenders, and is the most comprehensive study of public defense undertaken in... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 18.99
In each of the first three editions of the bestselling Law 101, Jay Feinman gave readers an upbeat and vivid examination of the American legal system. Since the third edition was published in 2010, much has happened: several key Supreme Court cases have been decided, we've seen sensational criminal trials, and the legal system has had to account... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99
In 1989, Texas executed Carlos DeLuna, a poor Hispanic man with childlike intelligence, for the murder of Wanda Lopez, a convenience store clerk. His execution passed unnoticed for years until a team of Columbia Law School faculty and students almost accidentally chose to investigate his case and found that DeLuna almost certainly was innocent. They... more...
- Titletown Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 14.95
The Casey Anthony trial of 2011 is estimated to have drawn the television and reading attention of no less than a quarter of a billion people from around the world. In Justice in America , Anthony defense attorney J. Cheney Mason, who was brought in to save the case, asserts that the jury got it right, and that America, the media, and the public blinded... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
This interdisciplinary collection places corporate security in a theoretical and international context. Arguing that corporate security is becoming the primary form of security in the twenty-first century, it explores a range of issues including regulation, accountability, militarization, strategies of securitization and practitioner techniques. more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 38.10
Sammelauskunftsersuchen und internationale Gruppenanfragen der Steuerfahndung haben Hochkonjunktur. Mit diesen Ermittlungsmaßnahmen lassen sich auf einen Schlag Daten zu einer Vielzahl von Betroffenen erheben und für weitere fahndungsrechtliche Eingriffe auswerten. Neben Banken, Versicherungen, Verbänden, Presseorganen und Internethandelsplattformen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past examines law?s role as a tool of memory politics in the efforts of contemporary societies to work through the traumas of their past. Using the examples of French colonialism and Vichy, as well as addressing the politics of memory surrounding the Holocaust, communism and colonialism, this book... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 89.95
Miscarriages of Justice: Actual Innocence, Forensic Evidence, and the Law focuses on the variety of miscarriages issues in the United States legal system. Written by leaders in the field, it is particularly valuable to forensic scientists and attorneys evaluating evidence or preparing for trial or appeal in cases where faulty evidence features prominently,... more...