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Criminal justice law books

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Public Confidence in Criminal Justice A History and Critique by Elizabeth R. Turner Public Confidence in Criminal Justice A History and Critique

In this book, Liz Turner argues that survey methods have gained an unwarranted and unhealthy level of dominance when it comes to understanding how the public views the criminal justice system. The focus on measuring public confidence in criminal justice...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/01/2018

Criminal Justice in Transition The Northern Ireland Context by Anne-Marie McAlinden Criminal Justice in Transition The Northern Ireland Context

This book represents a critical examination of key aspects of crime and criminal justice in Northern Ireland which will have resonance elsewhere. It considers the core aspects of criminal justice policy-making in Northern Ireland which are central to the process...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment by Kevin R. (James Annenberg La Vea Land Grant Chair in Criminal Procedure Law, University of Minnesota) Reitz American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment
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With an outstanding list of contributors edited by a leading authority on punishment, this volume demonstrates that the largest problems of crime and justice cannot be brought into focus from the perspective of single jurisdiction, and that comparative inquiries are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/12/2017

The Bail Book A Comprehensive Look at Bail in America's Criminal Justice System by Shima Baradaran Baughman The Bail Book A Comprehensive Look at Bail in America's Criminal Justice System

Examines the causes for mass incarceration of Americans and calls for the reform of the bail system.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/12/2017

Corruption and Misuse of Public Office by Colin, QC (Barrister, 3 Raymond Buildings) Nicholls, Tim (Independent Consultant, Cooley LLP) Daniel, Alan (Director  Bacarese Corruption and Misuse of Public Office
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This book provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the law relating to corruption and misuse of public office, including specialist issues such as asset recovery. This new edition covers major developments in the area since the second edition and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Reimagining Restorative Justice Agency and Accountability in the Criminal Process by David O'Mahony, Jonathan Doak Reimagining Restorative Justice Agency and Accountability in the Criminal Process
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This book offers a comprehensive analysis of how mediation and restorative practice have developed in theory and how the theory can be related to the most recent international experiences of what works and how it works.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Strategic Finance for Criminal Justice Organizations by Daniel Adrian Doss Strategic Finance for Criminal Justice Organizations

Traditionally, the study of financial decision making in law enforcement and criminal justice entities has been approached from the perspective of tax revenues and budgeting that focus only on the past and present. Capital investments of cash flow provide future...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Routledge Handbook of Corrections in the United States by O. Hayden Griffin Routledge Handbook of Corrections in the United States

The Routledge Handbook of Corrections in the United States brings together original contributions from leading scholars in criminology and criminal justice that provide an in-depth, state-of-the-art look at the most important topics in corrections. The book discusses the foundations of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

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Introduction To Law And Criminal Justice by James R. Acker, JoAnne M. Malatesta Introduction To Law And Criminal Justice
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Introduction to Law and Criminal Justice provides a comprehensive overview of the foundational legal issues in criminal justice. Written in an easy-to-understand format, it focuses on three areas of law relevant to criminal justice: substantive criminal law; constitutional issues that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice by Valmaine Toki Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice

Based on author's thesis (doctoral - University of Waikato, 2016) issued under title: A case for an indigenous court - a realisation of self-determination?
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/03/2018

Rights, Race, and Reform 50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System by Laura Cohen Rights, Race, and Reform 50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System

In 1962, a fifteen-year-old Arizona boy named Gerald Gault may or may not have made a lewd phone call to a neighbor. Gerald was arrested, prosecuted, removed from his parents' custody, and sent to a juvenile prison, all without legal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/05/2018

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Child Soldiers as Agents of War and Peace A Restorative Transitional Justice Approach to Accountability for Crimes Under International Law by Leonie Steinl Child Soldiers as Agents of War and Peace A Restorative Transitional Justice Approach to Accountability for Crimes Under International Law

This book deals with child soldiers' involvement in crimes under international law. Child soldiers are often victims of grave human rights abuses, and yet, in some cases, they also participate actively in inflicting violence upon others. Nonetheless, the international discourse...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Core Statutes on Criminal Justice & Sentencing 2017-18 by Martin Wasik Core Statutes on Criminal Justice & Sentencing 2017-18

Well-selected and authoritative, Palgrave Core Statutes provide the key materials needed by students in a format that is clear, compact and very easy to use. They are ideal for use in exams.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Criminal Finances Act 2017 A Guide to the New Law by Hugo Daniel Lodge Criminal Finances Act 2017 A Guide to the New Law

Criminal Finances Act 2017 is a new legislation guide which explains how the Criminal Finances Bill (which amends the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002) will affect your clients' business, how your firm will need to advise on it, as well...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Victim Participation in International Criminal Justice Practitioners' Guide by Kinga Tibori Szabo Victim Participation in International Criminal Justice Practitioners' Guide

This book is a guide to the law and practice of victims' roles before the International Criminal Court, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. The various chapters focus on the provisions relevant...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

Criminal Law and Precrime Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt by Richard Jochelson, James Gacek, Lauren Menzie, Kirsten Kramar Criminal Law and Precrime Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt
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In Philip K. Dick's short story Minority Report, the institution of Precrime punishes people with imprisonment for crimes they would have committed had they not been prevented. With Dick's allegorical inspiration, the authors of Criminal Law and Precrime: Legal Studies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

Contract and Procurement Fraud Investigation Guidebook by Charles E. (Charles Piper Professional Services) Piper Contract and Procurement Fraud Investigation Guidebook

Contract and procurement fraud, collusion, and corruption are worldwide problems. Such wrongdoing causes federal, state, and local governments, as well as private-sector corporations and businesses, to lose funds and profits, while the wrongdoers unjustly benefit. Bid riggers conspire to eliminate...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2017

Criminal Law and the Authority of the State by Petter Asp Criminal Law and the Authority of the State

How does the state, as a public authority, relate to those under its jurisdiction through the criminal law? Connecting the ways in which criminal lawyers, legal theorists, public lawyers and criminologists address questions of the criminal law's legitimacy, contributors to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2017

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