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"The Boundaries of the Criminal Law"

♥ Book Title : The Boundaries of the Criminal Law
♣ Name Author : R. A. Duff
∞ Launching : 2010-11-11
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780191616761
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0191616761
⊕ Number Pages : Total 288 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Criminalization is a new series arising from an interdisciplinary investigation into criminalization, focussing on the principles and goals that should guide decisions about what kinds of conduct are to be criminalized, and the forms that criminalization should take. Developing a normative theory of criminalization, the six volumes will tackle the key questions at the heart of issue: By reference to what principles and goals should legislations decide what to criminalize? How should criminal wrongs be classified and differentiated? And how should law enforcement officials apply the law's specification of offences? Boundaries of the Criminal Law is the first book in this series examining the scope and boundaries of the criminal law. Investigations into the scope of the criminal law have often focused on the harm principle, the principle that conduct can be justifiably criminalized only if it is harmful, or other master principles that might determine the proper scope of the criminal law. This collection of original essays by some of the leading scholars in criminal law and philosophy from the UK and the US makes significant advances in the development of a broader range of ideas that might inform criminalization decisions. A range of issues are discussed, including the significance for criminalization of ideas of moral wrongdoing and of using a person as a means, the distinction between criminal law and other forms of legal regulation, the role of new technology in our understanding of the evolving scope of the criminal law, and the role of criminal justice officials in decision-making about criminalization. The authors draw on legal and philosophical sources, but also on history, sociology and social psychology in their investigations for a truly interdisciplinary approach. This is a groundbreaking set of essays which will help to reorient legal and philosophical discussion about the proper scope of the criminal law."Article| R. A. Duff| Statement ..."

"Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control"

♥ Book Title : Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control
♣ Name Author : Mary Bosworth
∞ Launching : 2018-01-18
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780198814887
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0198814887
⊕ Number Pages : Total 288 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "In this era of mass mobility, the difference between those who are permitted to migrate and those criminalized, controlled, and prohibited from migrating is often linked to race. Placing race at the centre of its analysis, this volume brings together fourteen essays that examine, question, andexplain the growing intersection between criminal justice and migration control. Through the lens of race, we see how criminal justice and migration enmesh in order to exclude, stop, and excise racialized citizens and non-citizens from societies across the world within, beyond, and along borders. Organized in four sections, the book begins with chapters that present a conceptual analysis of race, borders, and social control, moving to the institutions that make up and shape the criminal justice and migration complex. The remaining chapters explore the key sites where criminal justice andmigration control intersect: policing, courts, and punishment. Together the volume presents a critical and timely analysis of how race shapes and complicates mobility and how racism is enabled and reanimated when criminal justice and migration control coalesce. Race and the meaning of race inrelation to these processes and the impact it has on notions of citizenship and belonging are carefully examined through each of the chapters presented in the book, transforming the way we think about migration."Article| Mary Bosworth| Statement ..."

"Exploring the Boundaries of International Criminal Justice"

♥ Book Title : Exploring the Boundaries of International Criminal Justice
♣ Name Author : Mark Findlay
∞ Launching : 2016-04-15
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781317137177
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1317137175
⊕ Number Pages : Total 296 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This collection discusses appropriate methodologies for comparative research and applies this to the issue of trial transformation in the context of achieving justice in post-conflict societies. In developing arguments in relation to these problems, the authors use international sentencing and the question of victims' interests and expectations as a focus. The conclusions reached are wide-ranging and haighly significant in challenging existing conceptions for appreciating and giving effect to the justice demands of victims of war and social conflict. The themes developed demonstrate clearly how comparative contextual analysis facilitates our understanding of the legal and social contexts of international punishment and how this understanding can provide the basis for expanding the role of restorative international criminal justice within the context of international criminal trials."Article| Mark Findlay| Statement ..."

"The New Criminal Justice Thinking"

♥ Book Title : The New Criminal Justice Thinking
♣ Name Author : Sharon Dolovich
∞ Launching : 2017-03-28
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781479831548
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1479831549
⊕ Number Pages : Total 368 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A vital collection for reforming criminal justice. After five decades of punitive expansion, the entire U.S. criminal justice system— mass incarceration, the War on Drugs, police practices, the treatment of juveniles and the mentally ill, glaring racial disparity, the death penalty and more — faces challenging questions. What exactly is criminal justice? How much of it is a system of law and how much is a collection of situational social practices? What roles do the Constitution and the Supreme Court play? How do race and gender shape outcomes? How does change happen, and what changes or adaptations should be pursued? The New Criminal Justice Thinking addresses the challenges of this historic moment by asking essential theoretical and practical questions about how the criminal system operates. In this thorough and thoughtful volume, scholars from across the disciplines of legal theory, sociology, criminology, Critical Race Theory, and organizational theory offer crucial insights into how the criminal system works in both theory and practice. By engaging both classic issues and new understandings, this volume offers a comprehensive framework for thinking about the modern justice system. For those interested in criminal law and justice, The New Criminal Justice Thinking offers a profound discussion of the complexities of our deeply flawed criminal justice system, complexities that neither legal theory nor social science can answer alone."Article| Sharon Dolovich| Statement ..."

"Positive Obligations in Criminal Law"

♥ Book Title : Positive Obligations in Criminal Law
♣ Name Author : Andrew J Ashworth
∞ Launching : 2014-07-18
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781782253426
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1782253424
⊕ Number Pages : Total 232 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This book offers a set of essays, old and new, examining the positive obligations of individuals and the state in matters of criminal law. The centrepiece is a new, extended essay on the criminalisation of omissions-examining the duties to act imposed on individuals and organisations by the criminal law, and assessing their moral and social foundations. Alongside this is another new essay on the state's positive obligations to put in place criminal laws to protect certain individual rights. Introducing the volume is the author's much-cited essay on criminalisation, 'Is the Criminal Law a Lost Cause?'. The book sets out to shed new light on contemporary arguments about the proper boundaries of the criminal law, not least by exploring the justifications for imposing positive duties (reinforced by the criminal law) on individuals and their relation to the positive obligations of the state."Article| Andrew J Ashworth| Statement ..."

"Criminal Law, Tradition and Legal Order"

♥ Book Title : Criminal Law, Tradition and Legal Order
♣ Name Author : Lindsay Farmer
∞ Launching : 2005-11-17
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0521023831
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780521023832
⊕ Number Pages : Total 220 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This book examines the relationship between legal tradition and national identity to offer a critical and historical perspective on the study of criminal law. It develops a radically different approach to questions of responsibility and subjectivity, and was among the first studies to combine appreciation of the institutional and historical context in which criminal law is practised with a critical understanding of the law itself. Applying contemporary social theory to the particular case of nineteenth-century Scottish law, Lindsay Farmer is able to develop a critique of modern criminal law theory in general. He traces the development of the modern characteristics of criminal law and legal order, tracing the relationship between legal practice and national culture, and showing how contemporary criminal law theory fundamentally misrepresents the character of modern criminal justice."Article| Lindsay Farmer| Statement ..."

"The Constitution of the Criminal Law"

♥ Book Title : The Constitution of the Criminal Law
♣ Name Author : R. A. Duff
∞ Launching : 2013-01-31
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780191655289
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0191655287
⊕ Number Pages : Total 250 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "The third book in the Criminalization series examines the constitutionalization of criminal law. It considers how the criminal law is constituted through the political processes of the state; how the agents of the criminal law can be answerable to it themselves; and finally, how the criminal law can be constituted as part of the international order. Addressing the ways in which and the grounds on which types of conduct can be justifiably criminalized, the first four chapters of this volume focus on the questions that arise from a consideration of the political constitution of the criminal law. The contributors then turn their attention to the role of the state, its institutions and officials, and their role not only as creators, enactors, interpreters, and enforcers of the criminal law, but also as subjects of it. How can the agents of the criminal law also be answerable to it? Finally discussion turns to how the criminal law can be constituted as part of an international order. Examining the relationships between domestic laws of different nation-states, and between domestic criminal law and international or transnational law, the chapters also look at the authority and jurisdiction of international criminal law itself, and its relationship to other dimensions of the international order. A vital examination of one of the most important topics in modern criminal legal theory, this volume raises new questions central to the study of the criminal law and offers new suggestions for addressing them."Article| R. A. Duff| Statement ..."

"Criminal Law"

♥ Book Title : Criminal Law
♣ Name Author : Nicola Padfield
∞ Launching : 2014-07-31
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780198704164
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 019870416X
⊕ Number Pages : Total 384 sheet

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☯ Full Synopsis : "The Core Text Series provides students with reliable, concise, value-for-money coverage of key legal disciplines. Each title in the series seeks to strip its subject to the core - identifying the fundamental principles which underlie it and concentrating on the most important topics - while continuing to identify the intellectual challenges and difficulties within it. Each of the available texts takes you straight to the heart of the subject matter by providing a succinct and reliable account of the current law. Written by leading academic authors, titles in the series are invaluable guides for students of law at all levels. Criminal Law provides a concise account of all the relevant aspects of criminal law in a manageable and thought-provoking way. Underpinned by the author's expert insight, this is an essential introductory guide to criminal law. In an area of law where case law is so integral to effective understanding of the different legal principles, Criminal Law provides numerous key case summaries to help you remember the key points of law with an authoritative guiding commentary to help you think critically about and around the subject. Students are able to consolidate their own learning through supporting chapter summaries, further reading, and self-test questions throughout the book."Article| Nicola Padfield| Statement ..."

"History of Criminal Justice"

♥ Book Title : History of Criminal Justice
♣ Name Author : Mark Jones
∞ Launching : 2011-07-11
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781437734973
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1437734979
⊕ Number Pages : Total 448 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Covering criminal justice history on a cross-national basis, this book surveys criminal justice in Western civilization and American life chronologically from ancient times to the present. It is an introduction to the historical problems of crime, law enforcement and penology, set against the background of major historical events and movements. Integrating criminal justice history into the scope of European, British, French and American history, this text provides the opportunity for comparisons of crime and punishment over boundaries of national histories. The text concludes with a chapter that addresses terrorism and homeland security. * Spans all of western history, and examines the core beliefs about human nature and society that informed the development of criminal justice systems. The fifth edition gives increased coverage of American law enforcement, corrections, and legal systems * Each chapter is enhanced with supplemental "Timeline," "Time Capsule," and "Featured Outlaw" boxes as well as discussion questions, notes and problems * Contains discussion questions, notes, learning objectives, key terms lists, biographical vignettes of key historical figures, and "History Today" exercises to engage the reader and encourage critical thinking"Article| Mark Jones| Statement ..."

"Counter-Terrorism, Human Rights and the Rule of Law"

♥ Book Title : Counter-Terrorism, Human Rights and the Rule of Law
♣ Name Author : Aniceto Masferrer
∞ Launching : 2013-09-30
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781781954478
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 178195447X
⊕ Number Pages : Total 360 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "ŠA deep and thoughtful exploration of counter-terrorism written by leading commentators from around the globe. This book poses critical questions about the definition of terrorism, the role of human rights and the push by many governments for more secu"Article| Aniceto Masferrer| Statement ..."

"Research Handbook on the Economics of Criminal Law"

♥ Book Title : Research Handbook on the Economics of Criminal Law
♣ Name Author : Alon Harel
∞ Launching : 2012-01-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780857930651
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0857930656
⊕ Number Pages : Total 272 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Jeremy Bentham and Gary Becker established the tradition of analyzing criminal law in utilitarian and economic terms. This seminal book continues that tradition with specially commissioned, original papers that span the philosophical foundations of the use of economics in criminal law, both traditional economic perspectives and behavioral and experimental approaches to the discipline. The contributors examine and evaluate the optimal design of criminal law norms as well as the ideal structure of law enforcement institutions. They delineate what wrongs ought to be criminalized, identify the boundaries between criminal law and tort, and determine the optimal size of sanctions given the differential vulnerability of victims. They also analyze the special considerations that apply to the regulation of corporate crime, the effects of technology on crime, and the effects of the distribution of wealth on sentencing. This essential Handbook provides students and scholars of criminal law and law and economics the opportunity to explore the diversity of contemporary approaches to the economics of crime. Criminologists, sociologists and policymakers will also find it a valuable addition to their collections."Article| Alon Harel| Statement ..."