Law: Criminal Law & Practice

  • Legal Violence and the Limits of the Law book cover

    Legal Violence and the Limits of the Law

    Edited by Amy Swiffen, Joshua Nichols

    What is the meaning of punishment today? Where is the limit that separates it from the cruel and unusual? In legal discourse, the distinction between punishment and vengeance—punishment being the measured use of legally sanctioned violence and vengeance being a use of violence that has no…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects: The International Legal Framework book cover

    Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects

    The International Legal Framework

    By Milena Sterio

    Duncan Gaswaga, a former judge of the Seychelles Supreme Court who has presided over numerous piracy trials, asked the following question: "What is a judge to do when a bearded piracy suspect facing justice asserts that he is fourteen?" This book addresses this important question by focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Transitional Justice and the Politics of Inscription: Memory, Space and Narrative in Northern Ireland book cover

    Transitional Justice and the Politics of Inscription

    Memory, Space and Narrative in Northern Ireland

    By Joseph Robinson

    Taking Northern Ireland as its primary case study, this book applies the burgeoning literature in memory studies to the primary question of transitional justice: how shall societies and individuals reckon with a traumatic past? Joseph Robinson argues that without understanding how memory shapes,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Medico-Legal Death Investigation: From Crime Scene to Courtroom: A Detective's Companion book cover

    Medico-Legal Death Investigation: From Crime Scene to Courtroom

    A Detective's Companion

    By William J. Powers

    Written in clear and simple language, this primer/handbook examines and explains—from the perspective of a criminal investigator—the law and how it relates to criminal investigations. The book begins with an introduction to the parties and the rules and then discusses the crime scene, unique…

    Hardback – 2017-08-26 
    CRC Press

  • Women in War: Examples from Norway and Beyond book cover

    Women in War

    Examples from Norway and Beyond

    By Kjersti Ericsson

    Paperback – 2017-08-26 
    Routledge

  • Colonial Policing and the Transnational Legacy: The Global Dynamics of Policing Across the Lusophone Community book cover

    Colonial Policing and the Transnational Legacy

    The Global Dynamics of Policing Across the Lusophone Community

    Edited by Conor O'Reilly

    This compilation represents the first study to examine the historical evolution and shifting global dynamics of policing across the Lusophone community. With contributions from a multi-disciplinary range of experts, it traces the role of policing within and across settings that are connected by the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Policing Undocumented Migrants: Law, Violence and Responsibility book cover

    Policing Undocumented Migrants

    Law, Violence and Responsibility

    By Louise Boon-Kuo

    Migration policing experiments such as boat turn-backs and offshore refugee processing have been criticised as unlawful and have been characterised as exceptional. Policing Undocumented Migrants explores the extraordinarily routine, powerful and above all lawful practices engaged in policing status…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights book cover

    Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights

    Edited by Kalliopi Chainoglou, Barry Collins, Michael Phillips, John Strawson

    This multi-disciplinary collection interrogates the role of human rights in addressing past injustices. The volume draws on legal scholars, political scientists, anthropologists and political philosophers grappling with the weight of the memory of historical injustices arising from conflicts in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • The Courtroom as a Space of Resistance: Reflections on the Legacy of the Rivonia Trial book cover

    The Courtroom as a Space of Resistance

    Reflections on the Legacy of the Rivonia Trial

    By Awol Allo

    Fifty years before his death in 2013, Nelson Mandela stood before Justice de Wet in Pretoria's Palace of Justice and delivered one of the most spectacular and liberating statements ever made from a dock. In what came to be regarded as "the trial that changed South Africa", Mandela summed up the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Terrorism book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Law and Terrorism

    Edited by Genevieve Lennon, Clive Walker

    In the years since 9/11, counter-terrorism law and policy has proliferated across the world. This handbook comprehensively surveys how the law has been deployed in all aspects of counter-terrorism. It provides an authoritative and critical analysis of counter-terrorism laws in domestic…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Neurobiology of Criminal Behavior: Gene-Brain-Culture Interaction book cover

    The Neurobiology of Criminal Behavior

    Gene-Brain-Culture Interaction

    By Anthony Walsh, Jonathan D. Bolen

    The main feature of this work is that it explores criminal behavior from all aspects of Tinbergen's Four Questions. Rather than focusing on a single theoretical point of view, this book examines the neurobiology of crime from a biosocial perspective. It suggests that it is necessary to understand…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Transnational Criminal Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Transnational Criminal Law

    Edited by Neil Boister, Robert J. Currie

    Certain types of crime are increasingly being perpetrated across national borders and require a unified regional or global response to combat them. Transnational criminal law covers both the international treaty obligations which require States to introduce specific substantive measures into their…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

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