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Criminal Law

  • Ethics and the Practice of Forensic Science, Second Editionby Robin T. Bowen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    While one would hope that forensic scientists, investigators, and experts are intrinsically ethical by nature, the reality is that these individuals have morality as varied as the general population. These professionals confront ethical dilemmas every day, some with clear-cut protocols and others that frequently have no definitive answers. Since... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Corrections in the United Statesby O. Hayden Griffin III; Vanessa H. Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Routledge Handbook of Corrections in the United States brings together original contributions from leading scholars in criminology and criminal justice that provide an in-depth, state-of-the-art look at the most important topics in corrections. The book discusses the foundations of corrections in the United States, philosophical issues that... more...

  • Private Security and the Law, 5th Editionby Charles P. Nemeth

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 89.95

    Private Security and the Law, Fifth Edition , is a singular resource that provides the most comprehensive analysis of practices in the security industry with respect to law, regulation, licensure, and constitutional questions of case and statutory authority. The book begins with a historical background of the security industry, laws and regulations... more...

  • Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionalsby Larry S. Miller; John T. Whitehead

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    The criminal justice process is dependent on accurate documentation. Criminal justice professionals can spend 50–75 percent of their time writing administrative and research reports. The information provided in these reports is crucial to the functioning of our system of justice. Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals , Sixth Edition,... more...

  • Juvenile Delinquency, Crime and Social Marginalizationby Miguel Basto Pereira; Ângela da Costa Maia

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 46.00

    This book examines the psychosocial, legal, and familial factors at play in the persistence in crime and social marginalization in adults with a history of juvenile delinquency, setting out the political and social implications, and delineating new lines of research. more...

  • Monitoring Detention, Custody, Torture and Ill-treatmentby Jason Payne-James; Jonathan Beynon; Duarte Vieira

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 89.95

    This landmark practical guide assists all those involved in monitoring detention conditions and investigating and preventing torture. The prestigious global author team identify the medical, legal and professional?frameworks?and international instruments applicable to those detained, and highlight how?torture or other cruel and inhuman degrading treatments... more...

  • Human Traffickingby Mary C. Burke

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    With a range of experts from different disciplines and professions, this text comprehensively explains human trafficking as it exists and is being addressed in the twenty-first century. The first section gives an overview of the issue and contextualizes it within a human rights and historical framework. The second section provides the reader with... more...

  • Self-Made Madnessby Edward W. Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    This multi-disciplinary book lies in the general areas of forensic psychiatry/psychology, sociology, jurisprudence, criminal law and criminology. It questions traditional assumptions about illness and mental disorder, and deals with the controversial notion that mental disorders (and possibly other 'illnesses') may be to varying extents the fault... more...

  • Russian and Post-Soviet Organized Crimeby Mark Galeotti

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 225.00

    A timely look at a widespread yet largely uninvestigated area of Russian life. Chapters include: consideration of the history and basis in culture for the organization of crime in Russia; the actions of emigres to the USA; and the development of modern sophistications of exchange and networking that currently blight privatization. Diverse perspectives,... more...

  • Die "Kind als Schaden"-Rechtsprechung im Verhältnis zu den §§ 218 ff. StGBby Sarah Salaschek

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 70.27

    Das vorliegende Buch widmet sich der „Kind als Schaden“-Rechtsprechung und beleuchtet das Zusammenwirken der strafrechtlichen Vorschriften über den Schwangerschaftsabbruch mit dem zivilen Arzthaftungsrecht unter dem Einfluss des Verfassungsrechts.  Die Abtreibungsregelungen gehören schon seit jeher zu den am heftigsten umstrittenen Bestimmungen des... more...