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Criminal Procedure

  • Exile in Colonial Asiaby Ronit Ricci; Anand A. Yang; Kieko Matteson

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 68.00

    Exile was a potent form of punishment and a catalyst for change in colonial Asia between the seventeenth and early twentieth centuries. Vast networks of forced migration supplied laborers to emerging colonial settlements, while European powers banished rivals to faraway locations. Exile in Colonial Asia explores the phenomenon of exile in ten case... more...

  • Actualités de droit pénalby Collectif; Anthemis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 94.99

    Les Éditions Anthemis vous proposent un retour complet sur l?actualité du droit pénal L?exécution effective des sanctions pécuniaires : un coup d?« EPE » dans l?eau ? Fruit du Plan d?action 2012-2013 du Collège pour la lutte contre la fraude fiscale et sociale, les lois du 11 février 2014 fournissent au Ministère public et à l?Administration de... more...

  • In Search of Criminal Responsibilityby Nicola Lacey

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 41.99

    Through a combined philosophical, historical, and socio-legal methodology, this volume investigates the changing nature of criminal responsibility in English law from the mid-18th Century to the early 21st Century, arguing that ideas of character responsibility are enjoying a renaissance in the modern criminal law. more...

  • Policing in Hong Kongby Kam C. Wong

    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...

  • Criminal Law, Procedure, and Evidenceby Walter P. Signorelli

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 118.95

    Constitutional principles are the foundation upon which substantive criminal law, criminal procedure law, and evidence laws rely. The concepts of due process, legality, specificity, notice, equality, and fairness are intrinsic to these three disciplines, and a firm understanding of their implications is necessary for a thorough comprehension of the... more...

  • Juvenile Justiceby Cliff Roberson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 125.95

    Over several hundred years, the juvenile justice system has evolved from one in which a child offender was prosecuted under the same guidelines used for adults to the current system in which society has recognized the unique status of juveniles within the criminal justice framework. Written by world-renowned legal scholar Cliff Roberson, Juvenile... more...

  • Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truthsby Kimberly Kessler Ferzan; Stephen J. Morse

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 124.99

    Reviewing the work of legal philosopher Michael S. Moore, this volume examines how crimes ought to be defined, what justifies punishment, what moral commitments underlie the law, how our understanding of concepts such as causation impact law and morality, and how psychiatry and cognitive neuroscience relate to law. more...

  • Back from the Deadby Jiahong He

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 49.00

    China's party-run courts have one of the highest conviction rates in the world, with forced confessions remaining a central feature. Despite recent prohibitions on evidence obtained through coercion or torture, forced confessions continue to undermine the Chinese judicial system. Recounting some harrowing cases of wrongful conviction, acclaimed legal... more...

  • Pourvoi en cassation en matière répressiveby Raoul Declercq

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 174.99

    Les problèmes de droit pénal et de procédure pénale absorbent une part importante de l?activité des praticiens du droit. À tous les niveaux, les juridictions y consacrent leurs efforts. La Cour de cassation, spécialement la deuxième chambre, s?efforce d?assurer l?interprétation unifiée des normes et la régularité des procédures suivies. Il ... more...

  • Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Processby Susan Ehrlich; Diana Eades; Janet Ainsworth

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    Experts in linguistics and law use diverse theoretical and analytical approaches to demonstrate the complex ways in which language is used to seek, steer, give, or withhold consent in a range of legal contexts. The book illuminates problematic issues in legal practices and procedures that may otherwise be uncritically accepted. more...