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  • Introduction to Criminal Investigationby Michael Birzer; Cliff Roberson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 102.95

    The manner in which criminal investigators are trained is neither uniform nor consistent, ranging from sophisticated training protocols in some departments to on-the-job experience alongside senior investigators in others. Ideal for students taking a first course in the subject as well as professionals in need of a refresher, Introduction to Criminal... more...

  • Öffentliches Haftungsrechtby Bernd J. Hartmann

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 108.79

    Das Staatshaftungsrecht, das besser Öffentliches Haftungsrecht hieße, ist ein verrufenes Rechtsgebiet, chaotisch und zersplittert, ein "Flickenteppich" und ein "Durcheinander" zugleich. Diese Abhandlung sinnt auf Abhilfe. Sie schlägt eine neue Dogmatik vor, die das Öffentliche Haftungsrecht zu systematisieren sucht und der ein ökonomisch... more...

  • Making the Empire Workby Daniel E. Bender; Jana K. Lipman

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 28.00

    Millions of laborers, from the Philippines to the Caribbean, performed the work of the United States empire. Forging a global economy connecting the tropics to the industrial center, workers harvested sugar, cleaned hotel rooms, provided sexual favors, and filled military ranks. Placing working men and women at the center of the long history of the... more...

  • Expert Witnessing and Scientific Testimonyby Kenneth S. Cohen

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    Based on the author?s more than 35 years of experience as a successful expert witness, this revised and expanded edition of Expert Witnessing and Scientific Testimony: A Guidebook demonstrates how to properly present scientific, criminal, and forensic testimony and survive the onslaught of cross-examination in court. It presents material in a step-by-step... more...

  • The Object of Copyrightby Stina Teilmann-Lock

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Recent years have seen a number of pressing developments in copyright law: there has been an enormous increase in the range and type of work accorded protection; the concept of the ?original work? has entered into national copyright acts; and intangible entities are now entitled to protection by copyright. All these are consequences of legislative... more...

  • Imprisoning Communitiesby Todd R Clear

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 22.99

    In the first detailed, empirical exploration of the effects of mass incarceration on poor places, Imprisoning Communities demonstrates that in high doses incarceration contributes to the very social problems it is intended to solve: it breaks up family and social networks; deprives siblings, spouses, and parents of emotional and financial support;... more...

  • Dead Man Walkingby Helen Prejean; Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Susan Sarandon; Tim Robbins

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, the convicted killer of two teenagers who was sentenced to die in the electric chair of Louisiana?s Angola State Prison. In the months before Sonnier?s death, the Roman Catholic nun came to know a man who was as terrified as he had once been terrifying. She also came to... more...

  • The Faithful Executionerby Joel F. Harrington

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 18.99

    Based on the rare and until now overlooked journal of a Renaissance-era executioner, the noted historian Joel F. Harrington's The Faithful Executioner takes us deep inside the alien world and thinking of Meister Frantz Schmidt of Nuremberg, who, during forty-five years as a professional executioner, personally put to death 394 individuals and tortured,... more...

  • Typizität als Strukturprinzip des Privatrechtsby Christoph A. Kern

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 104.02

    Sachen und die an ihnen bestehenden Rechte, aber auch Wertpapiere sind übertragbare Güter <i>par excellence</i> . Im Sachenrecht begegnen uns dabei heute weltweit mehr oder weniger streng standardisierte Typen bestimmter Rechte. Im Wertpapierrecht lässt sich bei den Wertpapieren des Kredit- und Zahlungsverkehrs sowie den Wertpapieren des... more...

  • Forging Rivalsby Reuel Schiller

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    Forging Rivals tells the story of the rise and fall of postwar liberalism. more...