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  • Warrant for Terrorby Shmuel Bar

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 17.99

    Warrant for Terror examines fatwas, which are legal opinions declaring whether a given act under Islam is obligatory, permitted, or forbidden and which serve as a major instrument by which religious leaders impel believers to engage in acts of jihad. more...

  • Down and Dirty Justiceby Gary T. Lowenthal

    New Horizon Press 2012; US$ 16.99

    When Professor of Law Gary T. Lowenthal takes a sabbatical and descends from the ivory towers of academia, he finds himself in a very different system of criminal justice than the one her trains his students to expect. Working in the trenches at the county attorney's office, he becomes entangled in a provocative kidnapping trial, one that takes him... more...

  • Armed and Dangerousby Gina Gallo

    Tom Doherty Associates 2002; US$ 7.39 US$ 5.91

    The critically acclaimed memoirs of one female police officer's sixteen-year odyssey, beginning with day one at the Police Academy and spanning assignments on Chicago's West Side, one of the most dangerous areas in the city. The notorious cops' code of silence is broken as the author recounts incidents in the West Side projects: shoot-outs, ambushes,... more...

  • U.S. Marshalsby Mike Earp; David Fisher

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99

    Blending history and memoir, retired U.S. Marshal Mike Earp?a descendant of the legendary lawman Wyatt Earp?offers an exclusive and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the most storied law enforcement agency in America, illuminating its vital role in the nation?s development for more than two hundred years. Mike Earp spent his career with the U.S.... more...

  • The Death of Punishmentby Robert Blecker

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 21.00

    For twelve years Robert Blecker, a criminal law professor, wandered freely inside Lorton Central Prison, armed only with cigarettes and a tape recorder. The Death of Punishment tests legal philosophy against the reality and wisdom of street criminals and their guards. Some killers' poignant circumstances should lead us to mercy; others show clearly... more...

  • New Racial Missions of Policingby Paul Amar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book identifies new formations of race, racism and ethnicity at the intersection of neoliberalism, security, urban governance and the law through a comparative, international analysis of police organizations and practices. It pushes analytical and theoretical boundaries by examining racialization and ethnicization in locations where the topic... more...

  • The Sting Manby Robert W. Greene

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 12.68

    The Sting Man: The True Story Behind the Film AMERICAN HUSTLE The inspiration behind the film American Hustle , directed by David O'Russell ( Silver Linings Playbook, The Fighter ) and starring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams How did a Bronx hustler nearly bring down the US government? From hustling on the... more...

  • Legal Dissonanceby Shaun Larcom

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 85.00

    Papua New Guinea's two most powerful legal orders - customary law and state law -undermine one another in criminal matters. This phenomenon, called legal dissonance, partly explains the low level of personal security found in many parts of the country. This book demonstrates that a lack of coordination in the punishing of wrong behavior is both problematic... more...

  • UN Peace Operations and International Policingby Charles T. Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

     This book addresses the important question of how the United Nations (UN) should monitor and evaluate the impact of police in its peace operations. UN peace operations are a vital component of international conflict management. Since the end of the Cold War one of the foremost developments has been the rise of UN policing (UNPOL). Instances of UNPOL... more...

  • Policing the Inner City in France, Britain, and the USby Sophie Body-Gendrot; Catherine Wihtol de Wenden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book analyzes and compares the police's inner city presence in France, the US, and Britain. Its authors' research points to the idea that the creation of a more inclusive environment is a sound approach for cities looking to better maintain peace, reduce discrimination, and manage the dynamic between police and citizens in inner cities. more...