Law: Criminal Law & Practice

  • Criminalising the Purchase of Sex: Lessons from Sweden book cover

    Criminalising the Purchase of Sex

    Lessons from Sweden, 1st Edition

    By Jay Levy

    In an attempt to abolish prostitution, Sweden criminalised the purchase of sex in 1999, while simultaneously decriminalising its sale. In so doing, it set itself apart from other European states, promoting itself as the pioneer of a radical approach to prostitution. What has come to be referred to…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System book cover

    Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Amatrudo, Leslie William Blake

    We now live in a world which thinks through the legislative implications of criminal justice with one eye on human rights. Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System provides comprehensive coverage of human rights as it relates to the contemporary criminal justice system. As well as being a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • The Impact of Scientific Evidence on the Criminal Trial: The Case of DNA Evidence book cover

    The Impact of Scientific Evidence on the Criminal Trial

    The Case of DNA Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Oriola Sallavaci

    This book explores challenges posed by the use of DNA evidence to the traditional features, procedures and principles of the criminal trial. It examines the limitations of existing theories of criminal trial processes in the face of increasing use of scientific evidence in the court room.  The…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • The Politics of the Death Penalty in Countries in Transition book cover

    The Politics of the Death Penalty in Countries in Transition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Madoka Futamura, Nadia Bernaz

    The increase in the number of countries that have abolished the death penalty since the end of the Second World War shows a steady trend towards worldwide abolition of capital punishment. This book focuses on the political and legal issues raised by the death penalty in "countries in transition",…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring book cover

    Transitional Justice and the Arab Spring

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten J. Fisher, Robert Stewart

    This book presents a varied and critical picture of how the Arab Spring demands a re-examination and re-conceptualization of issues of transitional justice. It demonstrates how unique features of this wave of revolutions and popular protests that have swept the Arab world since December 2010 give…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Criminal Responsibility for the Crime of Aggression book cover

    Criminal Responsibility for the Crime of Aggression

    1st Edition

    By Patrycja Grzebyk

    Since the Nuremberg trial, the crime of aggression has been considered one of the gravest international crimes. However, since the 1940s no defendants have been charged with this crime, with some states actively opposing the notion of punishing aggression. The option of trying an individual for…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Transitional Justice Theories book cover

    Transitional Justice Theories

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Teresa Koloma Beck, Christian Braun, Friederike Mieth

    Transitional Justice Theories is the first volume to approach the politically sensitive subject of post-conflict or post-authoritarian justice from a theoretical perspective. It combines contributions from distinguished scholars and practitioners as well as from emerging academics from different…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment book cover

    Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

    1st Edition

    By Thalia Anthony

    Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment examines criminal sentencing courts’ changing characterisations of Indigenous peoples’ identity, culture and postcolonial status. Focusing largely on Australian Indigenous peoples, but referring also to the Canadian and New Zealand experiences, Thalia Anthony…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

  • Wickedness and Crime: Laws of Homicide and Malice book cover

    Wickedness and Crime

    Laws of Homicide and Malice, 1st Edition

    By Penny Crofts

    The criminal legal system defines and authoritatively enacts the boundaries of permissible and impermissible behaviour, with a focus on that which is prohibited or transgressive. Wickedness and Crime: Laws of Homicide and Malice seeks to expose the ways in which criminal law communicates and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Gender Politics in Transitional Justice book cover

    Gender Politics in Transitional Justice

    1st Edition

    By Catherine O'Rourke

    What role do transitional justice processes play in determining the gender outcomes of transitions from conflict and authoritarianism? What is the impact of transitional justice processes on the human rights of women in states emerging from political violence? Gender Politics in Transitional…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Disability, Hate Crime and Violence book cover

    Disability, Hate Crime and Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Roulstone, Hannah Mason-Bish

    This book provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of disability, hate crime and violence, exploring its emergence on the policy agenda. Engaging with the latest debates in criminology, disability and violence studies, it goes beyond conventional notions of hate crime to look at…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Criminal Law and Policy in the European Union book cover

    Criminal Law and Policy in the European Union

    1st Edition

    By Samuli Miettinen

    This book takes stock of the development of EU criminal law from the establishment of the ECSC to the first European Union criminal law directives passed after the Lisbon Treaty. The work considers criminal offences established at EU level, the effects of EU law on national criminalization, the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

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