Law: Criminal Law & Practice

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival book cover

    Kidnapping and Abduction

    Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival, 1st Edition

    By Brian John Heard

    Terrorist groups and organized crime cartels pose an increasing threat of kidnapping throughout many regions in the word. At the same time, international travel has become more commonplace for both business and leisure purposes. Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Black Women and The Criminal Justice System: Towards the Decolonisation of Victimisation book cover

    Black Women and The Criminal Justice System

    Towards the Decolonisation of Victimisation, 1st Edition

    By Biko Agozino

    First published in 1997, this book identifies the problems that face black women in the criminal justice system as the result of the articulation of unequal and oppressive class, race and gender relations; the research aims to be aware of all three rather than prioritising, isolating or reducing…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Law and Economics Approach to Criminal Gangs book cover

    A Law and Economics Approach to Criminal Gangs

    1st Edition

    By Liza Vertinsky

    First published in 1999. This book provides a law and economics approach towards criminal gangs which integrates the tools of economic modelling with criminal law in order to understand and address a contemporary law enforcement problem. The book draws upon ideas from economics, law and law…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Anglo-American Insanity Defence Reform: The War Between Law and Medicine book cover

    Anglo-American Insanity Defence Reform

    The War Between Law and Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Faye Boland

    First published in 1999, The book examines the magnitude of the polemic surrounding each attempt to reformulate the insanity defence in the United States, England and Ireland. The book contains a critique of the McNaghten Rules, the defence of irresistible impulse, the product test of insanity, the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Blood in the Bank: Social and Legal Aspects of Death at Work book cover

    Blood in the Bank

    Social and Legal Aspects of Death at Work, 1st Edition

    By Gary Slapper

    First published in 1999, this volume is based upon a detailed empirical study of 40 cases of commercially-related deaths - the first such English study. The cases are taken from 20 towns and cities in England. Slapper critically examines the theory and practice of the legal response to such deaths.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Crowds and Public Order Policing: An Analysis of Crowds and Interpretations of Their Behaviour Based on Observational Studies in Turkey, England and Wales book cover

    Crowds and Public Order Policing

    An Analysis of Crowds and Interpretations of Their Behaviour Based on Observational Studies in Turkey, England and Wales, 1st Edition

    By Ibrahim Cerrah

    Published in 1998. This research is based on observations made of 33 crowd events between February 1992 - February 1995. These took place in Turkey, England and Wales and all of which involved a large police deployment. In addition, informal interviews were conducted in both countries, involving…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Criminal Responsibility and Partial Excuses book cover

    Criminal Responsibility and Partial Excuses

    1st Edition

    By George Mousourakis

    Publsihed in 1998, this book examines the relationship between responsibility and criminal liability through an analysis of provocation and related criminal defences. It begins by identifying fundamental questions about the role of justifications and excuses in the criminal law as they emerge from…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rights, Race, and Reform: 50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System book cover

    Rights, Race, and Reform

    50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Henning, Laura Cohen, Ellen Marrus

    In 1962, a 15-year-old Arizona boy named Gerald Gault may or may not have made a lewd phone call to a neighbor. Gerald was arrested, prosecuted, removed from his parents’ custody, and sent to a juvenile prison, all without legal representation. Gerald’s mother’s outrage at the treatment of her son…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Slavery and the Death Penalty: A Study in Abolition book cover

    Slavery and the Death Penalty

    A Study in Abolition, 1st Edition

    By Bharat Malkani

    It has long been acknowledged that the death penalty in the United States of America has been shaped by the country’s history of slavery and racial violence, but this book considers the lesser-explored relationship between the two practices’ respective abolitionist movements. The book explains how…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Green Crimes and Dirty Money book cover

    Green Crimes and Dirty Money

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toine Spapens, Rob White, Daan van Uhm, Wim Huisman

    Environmental crimes are primarily driven by financial motives. The combined financial value of illicit trade in protected wildlife, illegal logging and waste trafficking is estimated to come directly after counterfeiting, the narcotic drugs trade and illegal gambling. Logically, the proceeds of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Forced Sexual Intercourse in Intimate Relationships book cover

    Forced Sexual Intercourse in Intimate Relationships

    1st Edition

    By Ida M. Johnson, Robert T. Sigler

    Published in 1997. Literature is reviewed relating to those behaviours which have traditionally been referenced as date rape, acquaintance rape, or rape by a friend or someone known to the victim. Forced sexual intercourse in intimate relationships is placed in both an historical context and a…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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