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  • Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing: Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes book cover

    Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing

    Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Rimonda Maroun

    While there is extensive research published concerning juvenile justice and sentencing, most of the research focuses on individual and extra-legal factors, such as age, race, and gender, with scant attention paid to the impact of macro-level factors. This book assesses how a specific contextual…

    Paperback – 2020-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Criminalising Medical Malpractice: A Comparative Perspective book cover

    Criminalising Medical Malpractice

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Mélinée Kazarian

    The criminalisation of healthcare malpractice has become a highly topical and somewhat controversial question in recent years. Studies have demonstrated that in England and Wales, the trend towards holding healthcare professionals to account for malpractice is rapidly growing, abolishing the…

    Hardback – 2020-07-20 
    Routledge

  • Policing Global Regions: The Legal Context of Transnational Law Enforcement Cooperation book cover

    Policing Global Regions

    The Legal Context of Transnational Law Enforcement Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Saskia Maria Hufnagel

    This book provides a stocktake and comparative socio-legal analysis of law enforcement cooperation strategies in four different regions of the world: the European Union (EU), North America, Greater China and Australasia. The work analyses law enforcement cooperation mechanisms within the…

    Hardback – 2020-07-10 
    Routledge
    Transnational Criminal Justice

  • Executive Clemency: Comparative and Empirical Perspectives book cover

    Executive Clemency

    Comparative and Empirical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Pascoe, Andrew Novak

    Nearly every country in the world has a mechanism for executive clemency, which, though residual in most legal systems, serves as a vital due process safeguard and as an outlet for leniency in punishment. While the origins of clemency lie in the historical prerogative powers of once-absolute rulers…

    Hardback – 2020-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law: The case against punishing Michelle Carter book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    Paperback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Integrating a Victim Perspective within Criminal Justice: International Debates book cover

    Integrating a Victim Perspective within Criminal Justice

    International Debates, 1st Edition

    By Adam Crawford, Jo Goodey

    As numerous academic and political commentators have noted, the implications of introducing a victim’s perspective into the delicate balance between state and offender is likely to be a key issue in the future of criminal justice. This book seeks to outline the contours of the relevant debates…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    New Advances in Crime and Social Harm

  • The Death Penalty, Volumes I and II: Influences and Outcomes book cover

    The Death Penalty, Volumes I and II

    Influences and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Austin Sarat

    Unsurprisingly, much of the social science research agenda on the death penalty is centered in the United States, a country that permits federal government and state governments to use death as a punishment for homicide. Scholars designed the agenda to speak on issues thought to be important in the…

    Hardback – 2020-06-30 
    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 – 2020-06-30 
    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 – 2020-06-30 
    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 – 2020-06-30 
    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 – 2020-06-30 
    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 – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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