Law: Criminal Law & Practice

  • Causation in Law and Medicine book cover

    Causation in Law and Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Danuta Mendelson, Ian Freckelton

    Causation is an issue that is fundamental in both law and medicine, as well as the interface between the two disciplines. It is vital for the resolution of a great many disputes in court concerning personal injuries, medical negligence, criminal law and coronial issues, as well as in the provision…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code: The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Reform book cover

    Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code

    The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Reform, 1st Edition

    By Barry Wright

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    Enacted in 1860, the Indian Penal Code is the longest serving and one of the most influential criminal codes in the common law world. This book commemorates its one hundred and fiftieth anniversary and honours the law reform legacy of Thomas Macaulay, the principal drafter of the Code. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • A Restorative Approach to Family Violence: Changing Tack book cover

    A Restorative Approach to Family Violence

    Changing Tack, 1st Edition

    By Anne Hayden, Loraine Gelsthorpe, Allison Morris

    This volume provides an essential update on current thinking, practice and research into the use of restorative justice in the area of family violence. It contains contemporary empirical, theoretical and practical perspectives on the use of restorative justice for intimate partner and family…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penalty: Constitutional Jurisprudence and Legislative Reform in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean book cover

    The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penalty

    Constitutional Jurisprudence and Legislative Reform in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Novak

    Historically, at English common law, the death penalty was mandatory for the crime of murder and other violent felonies. Over the last three decades, however, many former British colonies have reformed their capital punishment regimes to permit judicial sentencing discretion, including…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Reconstructing Restorative Justice Philosophy book cover

    Reconstructing Restorative Justice Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Theo Gavrielides, Vasso Artinopoulou

    This book takes bold steps in forming much-needed philosophical foundations for restorative justice through deconstructing and reconstructing various models of thinking. It challenges current debates through the consideration and integration of various disciplines such as law, criminology,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Protection of Diplomatic Personnel book cover

    The Protection of Diplomatic Personnel

    1st Edition

    By J. Craig Barker

    The recent emergence of many new states and the creation of a large number of international institutions have resulted in considerable growth in the number of persons having diplomatic status. However, an unfortunate side-effect of this growth has been a corresponding increase in the number of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • The International Criminal Court and National Courts: A Contentious Relationship book cover

    The International Criminal Court and National Courts

    A Contentious Relationship, 1st Edition

    By Nidal Nabil Jurdi

    This book analyzes the position of the ICC in relation to national court systems. The research illustrates that what seemed to be a straight forward relationship between the ICC and national courts under the complementarity mechanism, proves to be much more complex in practice. Using the referrals…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Policing Cyber Hate, Cyber Threats and Cyber Terrorism book cover

    Policing Cyber Hate, Cyber Threats and Cyber Terrorism

    1st Edition

    By Brian Blakemore

    Edited by Imran Awan

    What are cyber threats? This book brings together a diverse range of multidisciplinary ideas to explore the extent of cyber threats, cyber hate and cyber terrorism. This ground-breaking text provides a comprehensive understanding of the range of activities that can be defined as cyber threats. It…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Language in the Negotiation of Justice: Contexts, Issues and Applications book cover

    Language in the Negotiation of Justice

    Contexts, Issues and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Girolamo Tessuto

    Edited by Christopher Williams

    This book explores the ways language is used by the professional legal community for the communication of its main business - the negotiation of justice - in today’s globalized world. The volume addresses three main aspects of language use in the negotiation of justice. Beginning with the legal…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Racialized Correctional Governance: The Mutual Constructions of Race and Criminal Justice book cover

    Racialized Correctional Governance

    The Mutual Constructions of Race and Criminal Justice, 1st Edition

    By Claire Spivakovsky

    Racialized Correctional Governance examines problems in the relationship between criminology and racialized issues. It questions current models for discussing issues of race in criminal justice systems and asks why a comprehensive theory of race and criminal justice has yet to develop in the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Incapacitation: Trends and New Perspectives book cover

    Incapacitation

    Trends and New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Marius Duker

    Edited by Marijke Malsch

    In many criminal justice systems a new trend towards incapacitation can be witnessed. A ubiquitous want for control seems to have emerged as a consequence of perceived safety risks. This can be seen not only in the mass incarceration of offenders but also in the disqualification of offenders from…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Animal Harm: Perspectives on Why People Harm and Kill Animals book cover

    Animal Harm

    Perspectives on Why People Harm and Kill Animals, 1st Edition

    By Angus Nurse

    Why do people harm, injure, torture and kill animals? This book evaluates the reasons why these crimes are committed and outlines the characteristics of the animal offender. It considers ethical and value judgements made about animals and the tacit acknowledgement and justification of unacceptable…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

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