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Criminal Law

  • Studies in Law, Politics, and Societyby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 127.99

    Contains a Special Issue on crime and criminal justice. This title brings together the work of scholars whose work usefully illuminates central questions in about how we define and process those who violate the criminal law and about the technologies of policing and punishment. more...

  • À la découverte de la justice pénaleby

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 41.99

    Des spécialistes du droit pénal se sont rassemblés pour traiter, dans un langage dépourvu de technicité juridique, les principales thématiques ayant trait au droit pénal et ce, tant du point de vue de l'organisation de la justice pénale que des questions qui lui sont soumises. Sont abordés : - Les homicides et coups et blessures involontaires ; -... more...

  • Is the Death Penalty Dying?by

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 110.99

    Drawing together an array of distinguished scholars from political science, criminology, sociology, and law, this volume examines the death penalty in the US. more...

  • Crime and Punishmentby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 118.99

    Presents an issue devoted to exploring humanistic perspectives on the subject of punishment. This book explores the way deviant subjects are constructed and made available for punishment, the philosophical context within which decisions about punishment are made, and the inner workings of the penal apparatus. more...

  • Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2017by Police National Legal Database (PNLD); Mark Hartley; Fraser Sampson

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 44.99

    Written and endorsed by the Police National Legal Database (PNLD), this Handbook gives you everything you need to make quick, informed decisions whilst out on patrol. Detailing over 400 offences, each section offers a definition of the offence, points to prove, and a clear system of icons covering police powers and mode of trial. more...

  • Clarence Darrowby John A. Farrell; Julian Burnside

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2011; US$ 28.99

    Drawing on untapped archives and full of fresh revelations, here is the definitive biography of America’s legendary defence attorney and progressive hero. Clarence Darrow is the lawyer every law student dreams of being: on the side of right, loved by many women, played by Spencer Tracy in Inherit the Wind . His days-long closing arguments delivered... more...

  • The Borders of Punishmentby Katja Franko Aas; Mary Bosworth

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99

    The criminalization of migration and the use of coercive state power against foreigners is a controversial topic that demands closer reflection. This book examines the relationship between immigration control, citizenship, and criminal justice, reflecting on the theoretical and methodological challenges posed by mass mobility and its control. more...

  • The Borders of Punishmentby Katja Franko Aas; Mary Bosworth

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99

    The criminalization of migration and the use of coercive state power against foreigners is a controversial topic that demands closer reflection. This book examines the relationship between immigration control, citizenship, and criminal justice, reflecting on the theoretical and methodological challenges posed by mass mobility and its control. more...

  • Extradition to and from the United States 2010by Michael Abbell

    BRILL 2010; US$ 249.00

    As recently as the early 1970s, the United States typically made and received only 40 requests for international extradition per year. As the world has become "flatter", there has been a concomitant explosion in transnational criminal activity to which the United States has had to respond. In 2008 alone, 589 people were extradited to it and... more...

  • Executionby Geoffrey Abbott

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2012; US$ 9.99

    Execution is a fascinating account of methods of execution through the ages, such as death by cannibalism, being sewn into an animal’s belly and a thousand cuts. From the preparation of the victim to the disposal of the body, Execution answers all the questions you are ever likely to ask, and some you would never want to imagine. more...