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Criminal Procedure

  • How the Police Generate False Confessionsby James L. Trainum

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99

    How Police Generate False Confessions explores the research on and controversy around false confessions and helps the reader understand what really happens in the interrogation room. more...

  • Trialsby Isabel Buchanan

    Random House 2016; US$ 23.96

    In 2011, Isabel Buchanan, a twenty-three-year-old Scottish lawyer, moved to Pakistan to work in a new legal chambers in Lahore. The chambers was run by a determined thirty-three-year-old Pakistani lawyer, Sarah Belal, who had finally found her calling in defending inmates on Pakistan?s death row. Belal and Buchanan struck up an unlikely friendship,... more...

  • Ignorance of Lawby Douglas Husak

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    This book argues that ignorance of law should usually be a complete excuse from criminal liability. It defends this conclusion by invoking two presumptions: first, the content of criminal law should conform to morality; second, mistakes of fact and mistakes of law should be treated symmetrically. The author grounds his position in an underlying theory... more...

  • Ignorance of Lawby Douglas Husak

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    This book argues that ignorance of law should usually be a complete excuse from criminal liability. It defends this conclusion by invoking two presumptions: first, the content of criminal law should conform to morality; second, mistakes of fact and mistakes of law should be treated symmetrically. The author grounds his position in an underlying theory... more...

  • Abetting Batterersby Andrew R. Klein; Jessica L. Klein

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99

    Abetting Batterers reveals the troubling patterns of inattention and incompetence that compromise the safety of women in the USA. The authors look at how the criminal justice system responds to the ever-growing problem of domestic violence, what preventative strategies and training have been developed and put in place, and why most are still... more...

  • Criminal Lawby Guyora Binder

    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...

  • Killer Charmby Linda Fairstein

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 3.99

    A fascinating and disturbing collection of true crime stories drawn from legal expert Linda Fairstein?s real-life personal files.   In this collection of horrifyingly true stories, Linda Fairstein provides an in-depth look inside the minds of such psychopaths as Ted Bundy and the Craigslist Killer. Drawing on decades of experience as a sex crimes... more...

  • Property Crime in Canadaby Kenneth L. Avio; C. Scott Clark

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 14.95

    This is the first attempt, using Canadian data and econometric techniques, to study property crime as rational economic behaviour. Supply-of-offences functions for five types of property crime are specified and estimated using provincial data for 1970-2. more...

  • Casual Slaughters and Accidental Judgmentsby Patrick Brode

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 29.95

    Patrick Brode has produced a fascinating study of government hesistancy surrounding war crime prosecutions in  Casual Slaughters and Accidental Judgements , a history of Canada’s prosecution of war crimes committed during the Second World War.  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...