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  • The Right to Be Punishedby Gabriel Hallevy

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 141.30

    Does an offender have the right to be punished? "The right to be punished" may sound like an oxymoron, but it is not necessarily so. With the emergence of modern criminal law, the offender gained the right to be punished by rational criminal law rather than being lynched by an angry mob. The present-day offender may have the right to be punished... more...

  • Humanity’s Childrenby Sonja C. Grover

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 188.40

    This book addresses the phenomenon of children as the particular targets of extreme cruelty and genocide during armed conflict. Selected International Criminal Court cases are analyzed to illustrate the ICC‘s failure to address the genocidal forcible transfer of children to armed State and/or non-State groups or forces perpetrating mass atrocities... more...

  • When Robots Killby Gabriel Hallevy

    Northeastern University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    The first book to develop standards for the criminal liability of artificial intelligence technologies more...

  • Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding on the Groundby Chandra Lekha Sriram; Jemima García-Godos; Johanna Herman; Olga Martin-Ortega

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This book seeks to refine our understanding of transitional justice and peacebuilding, and long-term security and reintegration challenges after violent conflicts. As recent events following political change during the so-called 'Arab Spring' demonstrate, demands for accountability often follow or attend conflict and political transition. While... more...

  • Globalizing Justice for Mass Atrocitiesby Chandra Lekha Sriram

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This major new study examines the developing practice of universal jurisdiction, as well as the broader phenomenon of "globalizing" justice, and its ramifications. With a detailed overview of the contemporary practice of universal jurisdiction, it discerns three trends at work: pure universal jurisdiction, universal jurisdiction "plus", and non-use.... more...

  • Human Trafficking Around the Worldby Stephanie Hepburn; Rita J. Simon

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 26.99

    This unprecedented study of sex trafficking, forced labor, organ trafficking, and sex tourism across twenty-four nations highlights the experiences of the victims, perpetrators, and anti-traffickers involved in this brutal trade. Combining statistical data with intimate accounts and interviews, journalist Stephanie Hepburn and justice scholar Rita... more...

  • Banking Secrecy and Offshore Financial Centersby Mary Alice Young

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This book brings together the issues surrounding banking secrecy and confiscation of criminal proceeds. The book examines the existing legal agreements at the international, regional and national levels and their interaction in the substantive areas of confiscation, anti-money laundering and banking confidentiality laws. It looks at how these agreements... more...

  • Manifest Madnessby Arlie Loughnan

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 119.99

    Bringing together previously disparate discussions on criminal responsibility from law, psychology, and philosophy, this book provides a close study of mental incapacity defences, tracing their development through historical cases to the modern era. more...

  • Families of the Missingby Simon Robins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Families of the Missing interrogates the current practice of transitional justice from the viewpoint of the families of those disappeared and missing as a result of conflict and political violence. Studying the needs of families of the missing in two contexts, Nepal and Timor-Leste, the practice of transitional justice is seen to be rooted in discourses... more...

  • War Crimes and the Conduct of Hostilitiesby F. Pocar; M. Pedrazzi; M. Frulli

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Most charges for war crimes are brought for violations of the rules on the treatment of protected persons in armed conflict situations. However in certain cases, they are brought for serious breach of international humanitarian law rules governing the conduct of hostilities. This book seeks to address this somewhat neglected area of international criminal... more...