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  • The European Union as an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    Edited by Maria Fletcher, Ester Herlin-Karnell, Claudio Matera

    This book presents a collection of essays on key topics and new perspectives on the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ). Europe’s area of freedom, security and justice is of increasing importance in contemporary EU law and legislation. It is worthy of special research attention…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Race in the Shadow of Law

    State Violence in Contemporary Europe

    By Eddie Bruce-Jones

    Race in the Shadow of Law offers a critical legal analysis of European responses to institutional racism. It draws connections between contemporary legal knowledge practices and colonial systems of thought, arguing that many people of colour experience the law as a part of a racial problem, rather…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Racialised Gang Rape and the Reinforcement of Dominant Order

    Discourses of Gender, Race and Nation

    By Kiran Kaur Grewal

    This path-breaking book provides a comparative analysis of public discourses in France and Australia on a series of highly mediatised racialised gang rapes that occurred during the early to mid-2000s. These rapes led to intense public debate in both countries regarding an apparent ‘gang rape…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Race Rights Reparations

    Institutional Racism and The Law

    By Fernne Brennan

    This book considers institutional racism as a problem that exists within modern societies. Its roots lie with the transatlantic slave trade and slavery and the solution involves ridding society of the problem. It is argued here that, first, there needs to be an acceptance of its existence, then…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Greening Criminology in the 21st Century

    Contemporary debates and future directions in the study of environmental harm

    Edited by Matthew Hall, Tanya Wyatt, Nigel South, Angus Nurse, Gary Potter, Jennifer Maher

    In the 21st century, environmental harm is an ever-present reality of our globalised world. Over the last 20 years criminologists, working alongside a range of other disciplines from the social and physical sciences, have made great strides in their understanding of how different institutions in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • How Can Human Rights Provide a New Perspective on Drug Control?

    By Melissa Bone

    Challenging the moral hegemony of the prohibitionist logic of the global drug regime, this book explores the human rights of individuals to consume psychoactive drugs. The current approach towards tackling the so-called ‘drugs problem’ is not working. By viewing drugs as the problem and trying to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Lawyers' Ethics

    By Monroe H. Freedman, Abbe Smith

    This collection contains the very best writing on lawyers’ ethics. Timeless and provocative, the essays explore the moral foundations of the lawyer’s role as well as the personal and professional dilemmas lawyers face in the practice of law. What does it mean to be a good lawyer? How does a lawyer…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Legal Ethics and the Enforcement of Law

  • The Rise and Fall of the Right of Silence

    Principle, Politics and Policy

    By Hannah Quirk

    Within an international context in which the right to silence has long been regarded as sacrosanct, this book provides the first comprehensive, empirically based analysis of the effects of curtailing the right to silence. The right to silence has served as the practical expression of the principles…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Expert Evidence

    By Emma Cunliffe

    The articles selected for this volume represent the best of the research conducted at the intersection of law, professional ethics and expert evidence. The collection incorporates legal perspectives from a wide range of jurisdictions, peer-reviewed literature drawn from expert disciplines, and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Legal Ethics and the Enforcement of Law

  • Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects

    The International Legal Framework

    By Milena Sterio

    Duncan Gaswaga, a former judge of the Seychelles Supreme Court who has presided over numerous piracy trials, asked the following question: "What is a judge to do when a bearded piracy suspect facing justice asserts that he is fourteen?" This book addresses this important question by focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Consent

    Domestic and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Alan Reed, Michael Bohlander, Nicola Wake, Emma Smith

    This volume presents a leading contribution to the substantive arena relating to consent in the criminal law. In broad terms, the ambit of legally valid consent in extant law is contestable and opaque, and reveals significant problems in adoption of consistent approaches to doctrinal and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Substantive Issues in Criminal Law

  • Judicial Ethics

    By Keith Swisher

    Judicial ethics is a surprisingly underexplored area and this volume marks an important point in this relatively new but commendably growing field of studies. The areas covered range from the metaethics of decision and how this impacts the judiciary to the ethical evaluation of the substance and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Legal Ethics and the Enforcement of Law

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