Law: Criminal Law & Practice

  • The Bakassi Dispute and the International Court of Justice: Continuing Challenges book cover

    The Bakassi Dispute and the International Court of Justice

    Continuing Challenges

    By Edwin Egede, Mark Igiehon

    On the 10th of October 2002 the International Court of Justice delivered the Bakassi decision, which, amongst other things, excised the resource rich land and maritime territory of Bakassi from Nigeria and transferred its legal title to Cameroon. These two countries under the auspices of the United…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • The International Criminal Court and Nigeria: Implementing the Complementarity Principle of the Rome Statute book cover

    The International Criminal Court and Nigeria

    Implementing the Complementarity Principle of the Rome Statute

    By Muyiwa Adigun

    If Nigeria fails to prosecute the crimes recognised under the Rome Statute, then the International Criminal Court (ICC) will intervene. The ICC is only expected to complement the criminal justice system in Nigeria and is not a court of first instance, but one of last resort. This is what is known…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Criminal Accusation: Political Rationales and Socio-Legal Practices book cover

    Criminal Accusation

    Political Rationales and Socio-Legal Practices

    By George Pavlich

    Accusing someone of committing a crime arrests everyday social relations and unfurls processes that decide on who to admit to criminal justice networks. Accusation, that is, demarcates specific subjects as the criminally accused who then face courtroom trials, and possible punishment. It…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice: The Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt book cover

    Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice

    The Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt

    By Michael Head

    Why have the early years of the 21st century seen increasing use of emergency-type powers or claims of supra-legal executive authority, particularly by the Western countries regarded as the world's leading democracies, notably the United States? This book examines the extraordinary range of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • A Genealogy of Public Security: The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers book cover

    A Genealogy of Public Security

    The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers

    By Giuseppe Campesi

    There are many histories of the police as a law-enforcement institution, but no genealogy of the police as a form of power. This book provides a genealogy of modern police by tracing the evolution of "police science" and of police institutions in Europe, from the ancien régime to the early 19th…

    Paperback – 2017-12-03 
    Routledge

  • The Human Right to Development and Freedom from Poverty: International and Domestic Perspectives book cover

    The Human Right to Development and Freedom from Poverty

    International and Domestic Perspectives

    By Gyan Basnet

    This work presents a new agenda for the struggle against poverty, and adds a new dimension to the right to development in international human rights jurisprudence. It probes the nature of poverty, its roots and extent, and the impact that a human rights approach could have on alleviating it. In…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence book cover

    Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

    By Olivera Simic

    The condemnation of wartime sexual violence as a gross violation of human rights has received widespread support. While rape and other forms of sexual violence have attracted considerable local and international attention, this often excludes wartime sexual violence among women belonging to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Law and Justice

  • Somali Piracy: A Criminological Perspective book cover

    Somali Piracy

    A Criminological Perspective

    By Jade Lindley

    Maritime piracy off the coast of Somalia was first recognised as a global concern in 2008 after the hijackings of World Food Programme vessels. It remains a serious impediment to international maritime trade and a significant risk to seafarers. Bringing a criminological perspective to the subject,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Restorative Justice: Managing the Power Within book cover

    The Psychology of Restorative Justice

    Managing the Power Within

    Edited by Theo Gavrielides

    This ground-breaking collection dares to take the next step in the advancement of an autonomous, inter-disciplinary restorative justice field of study. It brings together criminology, social psychology, legal theory, neuroscience, affect-script psychology, sociology, forensic mental health,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and legal perspectives book cover

    International Practices of Criminal Justice

    Social and legal perspectives

    Edited by Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Ron Levi

    International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice by…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Relocating Criminal Law book cover

    Relocating Criminal Law

    By Peter Alldridge

    This title was first published in 2000:  Criminal law is a continually evolving and reactive element in modern legal systems. Until relatively recently it was not an offence to launder money or to deal in shares as an outsider with privileged information. Now very severe sentences are imposed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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