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- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00
From random security checks at airports to the use of risk assessment in sentencing, actuarial methods are being used more than ever to determine whom law enforcement officials target and punish. And with the exception of racial profiling on our highways and streets, most people favor these methods because they believe they’re a more cost-effective... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95
American Criminal Courts: Legal Process and Social Context provides a complete picture of both the theory and day-to-day reality of criminal courts in the United States. The book begins by exploring how democratic processes affect criminal law, the documents that define law, the organizational structure of courts at the federal and state levels,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 18.99
Inscribed on the walls of the United States Department of Justice are the lofty words: "The United States wins its point whenever justice is done its citizens in the courts." Yet what happens when prosecutors, the most powerful officials in the criminal justice system, seek convictions instead of justice? Why are cases involving educated,... more...
- Bascom Hill Publishing Group 1899; US$ 9.95
Learn how to protect yourself from the American criminal justice system. And why you need to! Practicing criminal defense attorney Dan Conaway has written Arrested to help us all understand our rights and responsibilities in the country we live in. "The Beast"as he refers to our criminal justice systemhas little to do with the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 59.95
The Art of Investigative Interviewing, Third Edition can be used by anyone who is involved in investigative interviewing. It is a perfect combination of real, practical, and effective techniques, procedures, and actual cases. Learn key elements of investigative interviewing, such as human psychology, proper interview preparation, tactical concepts,... more...
- Crown King Books 2009; US$ 15.99
Unlike other trial advocacy books that teach what to say and do in the courtroom, this reference teaches how to say and do it. Based on 25 years of experience from coaching practitioners, this handbook reveals techniques—incorporating cutting-edge discoveries in linguistics, neuroscience, and sports psychology—to help litigators look, sound, and feel... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00
Open publication The volume offers a unique overview of key rulings by Germany?s Supreme and Constitutional Courts regarding criminal cases in 2012. This makes it the ideal tool for quickly and easily identifying the latest developments in penal law and criminal proceedings in 2012 and for incorporating them into day-to-day legal practice. The volume... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00
This work provides a unique overview of influential 2013 criminal case decisions by the Federal Supreme Court and the Federal Constitutional Court. It gets to the heart of key decisions with selected passages and concise explanations. Numerous practical suggestions and tips facilitate direct application of this information to the daily practice of... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 34.99
An examination of the social and legal changes that have transformed the juvenile court since the 1970s. The book explores the complex relationship between race and youth crime to explain both Supreme Court decisions and a political impetus to "get tough" on young offenders. more...