Privacy and the Criminal Law

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Author: Erik Claes,Antony Duff,Serge Gutwirth

Publisher: Intersentia nv

ISBN: 9050955452

Category: Law

Page: 199

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Immigration And Criminal Law in the European Union

The Legal Measures and Social Consequences of Criminal Law in Member States on Trafficking and Smuggling in Human Rights

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Author: Elspeth Guild,P. Paul E. Minderhoud

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9004150641

Category: Law

Page: 424

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This book provides a clear picture of the issues of legal and social legitimacy which surround criminal measures relating to trafficking in human beings in six Member States and the EU. It includes and explains the legal nature of the types of measures which have been adopted and the presentation of criminal sanctions and the positions taken by key actors in civil society.

Criminal Law

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Author: Joel Samaha

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285061918

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

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Clear, concise, and cutting edge, Joel Samaha’s best-selling CRIMINAL LAW, 11th Edition helps you apply criminal law’s enduring foundations and principles to fascinating court cases and specific crimes. With a balanced blend of case excerpts and author commentary, the author guides you as you sharpen your critical thinking and legal analysis skills. As you progress through the book, you’ll learn about the general principles of criminal liability and its defenses, as well as the elements of crimes against persons, property, society, and the state. You’ll also see these principles at work in the cases and crimes that illustrate them. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Law By Storm

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Author: Lisa M. Storm

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1483433838

Category:

Page: 538

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Criminal Law By Storm begins with the foundations of law and the legal system, then extensively explores criminal laws and defenses using general state and federal principles, the Constitution, and the Model Penal Code as guidelines. This engaging and interactive textbook will enhance your ability to be successful in academics or a career in law, criminal justice, or paralegal. Lisa M. Storm, Esq. has taught at the community college, four-year, and graduate levels since 1992. Currently, she is a tenured faculty member in Administration of Justice at Hartnell College, a California Community College. She is also an attorney and licensed member of the California State Bar.

Criminal Law

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Author: Associate Professor Criminal Justice Program Washington State University Spokane David C Brody,David C. Brody,Distinguished Teaching Professor School of Criminal Justice University at Albany New York James R Acker,James R. Acker

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 144969845X

Category: Law

Page: 475

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The third edition of Criminal Law introduces readers to the underlying principles, legal doctrine, and rules of criminal law. The innovative and highly student-friendly text uses real-world case examples to contextualize laws and give students a solid foundation in substantive criminal law while guiding them through what the law is, how it evolved, and the principles on which it is based. By studying case materials, students will develop the analytical skills essential to understanding how legal principles have developed over time and how they are best applied to ever-changing factual situations.

International Criminal Law

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Author: Douglas Guilfoyle

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198728964

Category: International criminal law

Page: 456

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This unique textbook provides an accessible introduction to a fascinating subject area. Written with student needs at its heart, innovative features such as 'Counterpoint' and 'Pause for reflection' boxes highlight current debates and areas worthy of more detailed analysis, providing students with the tools they need to develop their knowledge and start thinking critically about the law. Learning outcomes open each chapter, and are complemented by closing summaries to further support student understanding. Structured in four parts, the book first sets out the key international law principles which assume special significance in relation to international criminal law before going on to consider international criminal tribunals, the prosecution of international crimes, and the 'core' international crimes which have been prosecuted to date. Finally, consideration is given to issues such as legal defences and immunities under international law. Written by an outstanding scholar and teacher, this user-friendly text offers a unique approach to the subject area, making it the ideal choice for those new to the subject area. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by a free Online Resource Centre hosting links to key international law documents, additional material on the victims of crime, and updates on important developments within the subject area.

Transnationales Strafrecht/Transnational Criminal Law

Gesammelte Beiträge/Collected Publications

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Author: Albin Eser

Publisher: BWV Verlag

ISBN: 3830527454

Category:

Page: 711

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HauptbeschreibungAlbin Eser, Professor an der Universitnt Freiburg, LLM (New York University), Direktor Emeritus des Freiburger Max-Planck-Instituts fr Auslnndisches und Internationales Strafrecht, Richter am Internationalen Strafgerichtshof fr das ehemalige Jugoslawien (2004 - 2006), Trnger zahlreicher Auszeichnungen, unter anderem des deutschen Verdienstkreuzes erster Klasse und auslnndischer Ehrendoktorate, wie auch Leitungsmitglied in einer Vielzahl nationaler und internationaler Organisationen und Verbnnde. Der Sammelband Transnationales Strafrecht / Transnational Criminal Law stellt einen besonderen Schwerpunkt in dem weitgespannten wissenschaftlichen Ouvre Albin Esers dar. Dieses Werk enthnlt eine Auswahl von 31 deutsch- und englischsprachigen Beitrngen, die in ber die ganze Welt verstreuten ErstverAffentlichungen nicht ohne Weiteres zu erlangen sind. Dem international-rechtlich Interessierten werden so Untersuchungen aus vier Gebieten des Transnationalen Strafrechts zugnnglich gemacht: Strafrechtsvergleichung, Transnationales Strafanwendungsrecht, Internationale Zusammenarbeit in Strafsachen und VAlkerstrafrecht. Albin Eser, professor at the University of Freiburg, LLM (New York University), director emeritus of the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (2004 - 2006), winner of several international awards including the Federal Cross of Merit and multiple honorary doctor degrees of foreign universities, board member of numerous national and international organizations and associations.The collection of essays Transnationales Strafrecht / Transnational Criminal Law emphasizes a focal point of Albin Eser's vast scientific oeuvre. The opus contains a selection of 31 articles in German and English. Since they had originally been published in diverse journals around the world, without this publication they could hardly be retrieved. Four different fields concerning Transnational Criminal Law are thus made available to the interested public: Comparative Criminal Law, Transnational Criminal Jurisdiction, International Cooperation in Criminal Matters and International Criminal Law."

The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law

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Author: Markus Dirk Dubber

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199673594

Category: Law

Page: 1203

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Providing scholars with a comprehensive international resource, a common point of entry into cutting edge contemporary research and a snapshot of the state and scope of the field, this Handbook takes a broad approach to its subject matter, disciplinarily, geographically, and systemically.

Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law

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Author: Jeremy Horder

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198753071

Category:

Page: 584

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Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law, now in its eight edition, takes a distinctly different approach to the study of criminal law, whilst still covering all of the vital topics found on criminal law courses. Uniquely theoretical, it seeks to elucidate the underlying principles andtheoretical foundations of the criminal law, and aims to critically engage readers by contextualizing and analysing the law. This is essential reading for students seeking a sophisticated and critically engaging exploration of the subject.The text is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre housing a full bibliography as well as a selection of useful web links.

Criminal Law

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Author: Nicola Padfield

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198778317

Category:

Page: 432

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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 where case law is so integral to effective understanding of the different legal principles, Criminal Law provides numerous key case summaries to help students remember the key points of law, with an authoritative guiding commentary to help them 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.

Cassese's International Criminal Law

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Author: Antonio Cassese,Paola Gaeta,Laurel Baig,Mary Fan,Christopher Gosnell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199694923

Category: Law

Page: 414

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Revised edition of: International criminal law, second edition, 2008.

Card, Cross and Jones Criminal Law

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Author: Jill Molloy

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198753098

Category:

Page: 888

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With a reputation for being one of the very best introductory texts on the substantive criminal law in England and Wales, Card, Cross and Jones Criminal Law remains a firm favourite with lecturers and students alike. Carefully developed coverage ensures that this textbook will support studentsthroughout their study, helping to advance their understanding of the key principles governing criminal law. Designed for use on undergraduate courses and graduate diplomas in law, discussion of case law as well as hypothetical examples and key point summaries guide students through thetechnicalities of this fascinating area of law. Online Resource Centre:An Online Resource Centre providing web links and detailed updates at least twice a year to help students keep pace with all the latest developments in criminal law.

Definition in the Criminal Law

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Author: Andrew Halpin (DPhil.)

Publisher: Hart Publishing

ISBN: 1841130710

Category: Law

Page: 219

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This book undertakes an investigation of the role and scope of definition within the criminal law set within a wider examination of the nature of legal materials and the diversity of perspectives on law. It offers an account of how the rules and principles found within legal materials provide practical opportunities for responding to, rather than merely following the law. This opens up a richer notion of legal doctrine than has been acknowledged in earlier representations of the workings of legal rules and principles. It also leads to a rejection of some of the established views on the roles of judges and academics, and provides the incentive for a more rigorous assessment of the serious challenge made by a 'critical' perspective on the criminal law. The intimate connection between the use of legal materials and the practice of definition is explored through a number of detailed studies. These deal with some of the apparently intractable problems concerning the definition of theft, and changes to the definition of recklessness culminating in the recent decision of the House of Lords in R v G. Theoretical insights on the different features of the process of definition and a remodelling of culpability issues are combined to question the conventional intellectual apparatus of the criminal law. The approach developed within the book offers a more realistic appraisal of the feasibility of reform, and of expectations for the principle of legality within the criminal law.

Criminal Law

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Author: Michael J. Allen

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198788673

Category:

Page: 656

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Criminal Law, now in its fourteenth edition, has been providing students with a readable and reliable introduction to this fascinating subject for over twenty-five years. This thorough text enables readers to feel confident in their knowledge of the law, while its concise approach ensures that they are not overwhelmed. The author's lively writing style and thought-provoking commentary on judicial and legal decisions means that the text is entertaining as well as accurate. New to this edition is an expanded introductory chapter offering students an in-depth contextual understanding of the principles underpinning the law and the social context in which they function. New end-of-chapter 'The law in context' features expand on this initial investigation offering students further contextual insights into the law under discussion. The text includes other helpful features, including, highlighted case fact summaries, questions, examples, and key points. These features ensure that the information provided is broken down and easy to comprehend. Further reading sections provide students with a carefully selected starting point for further research. In short, any student studying criminal law for the first time should not be without this book. Online Resource Centre www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/allen14e/ This text is accompanied by a selection of online resources to support and further student learning, including - DT Multiple choice questions DT Legal updates DT An additional chapter on Misuse of Drugs Act Offences

International Criminal Law: Cases and Commentary

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Author: Antonio Cassese,Guido Acquaviva,Mary Fan,Alex Whiting

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199576785

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 592

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International Criminal Law: Cases and Commentary presents a comprehensive, pragmatic explanation of the development of substantive international criminal law through key illustrative cases from domestic and international jurisdictions. Presents concise and stimulating commentaries by the leading academics in the field.

Criminal Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

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Author: Jonathan Herring

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198753047

Category:

Page: 968

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Jonathan Herring offers an exciting and accessible introduction to criminal law. This text provides students with a detailed knowledge of the law and includes extensive discussion on the theoretical issues raised by the law.

The Grammar of Criminal Law: American, Comparative, and International

Volume One: Foundations

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Author: George P. Fletcher

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199725199

Category: Law

Page: 400

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The Grammar of Criminal Law is a 3-volume work that addresses the field of international and comparative criminal law, with its primary focus on the issues of international concern, ranging from genocide, to domestic efforts to combat terrorism, to torture, and to other international crimes. The first volume is devoted to foundational issues. The Grammar of Criminal Law is unique in its systematic emphasis on the relationship between language and legal theory; there is no comparable comparative study of legal language. Written in the spirit of Fletcher's classic Rethinking Criminal Law, this work is essential reading in the field of international and comparative law.

Overcriminalization

The Limits of the Criminal Law

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Author: Douglas Husak

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198043997

Category: Law

Page: 248

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The United States today suffers from too much criminal law and too much punishment. Husak describes the phenomena in some detail and explores their relation, and why these trends produce massive injustice. His primary goal is to defend a set of constraints that limit the authority of states to enact and enforce penal offenses. The book urges the weight and relevance of this topic in the real world, and notes that most Anglo-American legal philosophers have neglected it. Husak's secondary goal is to situate this endeavor in criminal theory as traditionally construed. He argues that many of the resources to reduce the size and scope of the criminal law can be derived from within the criminal law itself-even though these resources have not been used explicitly for this purpose. Additional constraints emerge from a political view about the conditions under which important rights such as the right implicated by punishment-may be infringed. When conjoined, these constraints produce what Husak calls a minimalist theory of criminal liability. Husak applies these constraints to a handful of examples-most notably, to the justifiability of drug proscriptions.

International Criminal Law

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Author: Roger O'Keefe

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191002976

Category: Law

Page: 560

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International Criminal Law provides a comprehensive overview of an increasingly integral part of public international law. It complements the usual accounts of the substantive law of those international crimes tried to date before international criminal courts and of the institutional law of those courts with in-depth analyses of fundamental formal juridical concepts such as an 'international crime' and an 'international criminal court'; with detailed examinations of the many international crimes provided for by way of multilateral treaty and of the attendant obligations and rights of states parties; and with sustained attention to the implementation of international criminal law at the national level. Direct, concise, and precise, International Criminal Law should prove a valuable resource for scholars and practitioners of the discipline of international criminal law.

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Criminal Law

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Author: John Deigh,David Dolinko

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195314859

Category: Law

Page: 525

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First work of its kind (i.e., a handbook of authoritative, original essays) in the philosophy of criminal law The book covers a wide variety of topics including criminalization of obscenity and hate speech, the insanity defense, pleas of self-defense by battered women, the death penalty, and clemency. This is the first comprehensive handbook in the philosophy of criminal law. It contains seventeen original essays by leading thinkers in the field and covers the field's major topics including limits to criminalization, obscenity and hate speech, blackmail, the law of rape, attempts, accomplice liability, causation, responsibility, justification and excuse, duress, provocation and self-defense, insanity, punishment, the death penalty, mercy, and preventive detention and other alternatives to punishment. It will be an invaluable resource for scholars and students whose research and studies concern philosophical issues in criminal law and criminal law theory. Readership: Philosophers who specialize in legal philosophy, moral philosophy, or political philosophy; Criminal Law theorists and scholars; Criminologists; and Philosophy graduate students with interests in moral, political or legal philosophy.