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  • 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 law relating to Consent in the criminal law. In broad terms, the ambit of legally valid consent in law is contestable and opaque, and reveals significant problems in adoption of consistent approaches to doctrinal and theoretical underpinnings of…

    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

  • Police and Law Enforcement Ethics

    By Seumas Miller

    This new collection is a contribution to the literature on police ethics, specifically the philosophical literature on ethical issues that arise in police enforcement of the law.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Legal Ethics and the Enforcement of Law

  • Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process

    By Abenaa Owusu- Bempah

    Requirements for the defendant to actively participate in the English criminal process have been increasing in recent years such that the defendant can now be penalised for their non-cooperation. This book explores the changes to the defendant’s role as a participant in the criminal process and the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Illegal Drug Use Through The Lifecourse

    A Study Of 'Hidden' Older Users

    By David Moxon, Jaime Waters

    ’Hidden’ older illegal drug users are a seldom researched group; most research on illegal drug users instead focusses on the young or the institutionalised. To counter this trend, this book reports on a study of current 'hidden' users of illegal drugs aged 40 and over. These are individuals who…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Victimology and Victim Rights

    International Comparative Perspectives

    By Tyrone Kirchengast

    This book examines the international, regional and domestic human rights frameworks that establish victim rights as a central force in law and policy in the twenty-first century. Accessing substantial source material that sets out a normative framework of victim rights, this work argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge

  • The Challenge of Legal Pluralism

    Local dispute settlement and the Indian-state relationship in Ecuador

    By Marc Simon Thomas

    Within the Latin American context, legal pluralism is often depicted as a dichotomy between customary law and national law. In addition, the use of customary law alongside national law is frequently portrayed as a vehicle of resistance. This book argues that, because ordinary Indians are not…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Transnational Crime

    Law, Theory and Practice at the Crossroads

    Edited by Jessica Roher, Nicola Guarda, Maryam Khalid

    Philip Jessup coined the term "transnational law" in his Storrs Lecture on Jurisprudence delivered in 1956 to describe law that regulates activities or actions that transcend national borders. The term redefined the development and practice of the law, and became a distinct field of study. In 2001,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge

  • After Violence

    Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy

    By Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca, Trine Eide

    After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Alternative Offences and Defences to Murder

    An International Perspective

    By Kate Fitz-Gibbon

    Over the past three decades, the operation of the partial defence of provocation has attracted significant community attention, scholarly debate and political interest in an international range of jurisdictions. In fact, it is difficult to locate a jurisdiction that has not confronted to some…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Forensic Image: Scientific Visualization and DNA

    By Erin Kruger

    In the post-9/11 security environment, the use of genetic data has extended beyond the confines of the criminal legal domain and into the realms of national security, defense, immigration, humanitarian, army and military operations. As such, the function of genetic data has shifted from that of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

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