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The Power of the Prosecutor: Gatekeepers of the Criminal Justice System: Gatekeepers of the Criminal Justice System

By Joan E. Jacoby, Edward C. Ratledge Overview In this book, readers will take a fascinating journey with local prosecutors as they seek to obtain reasonable and appropriate case dispositions… Read more »

Global Legal Pluralism: A Jurisprudence of Law Beyond Borders

By Paul Schiff Berman Overview We live in a world of legal pluralism, where a single act or actor is potentially regulated by multiple legal or quasi-legal regimes imposed by… Read more »

Understanding Jurisprudence: An Introduction to Legal Theory, 3rd Edition

By Raymond Wacks Overview With a clear, engaging, and informal writing style, Understanding Jurisprudence is the perfect guide for students new to legal theory and looking for a convenient and… Read more »

Oceans of Crime: Maritime Piracy and Transnational Security in Southeast Asia and Bangladesh

By Carolin Liss Description Oceans of Crime: Maritime Piracy and Transnational Security in Southeast Asia and Bangladesh Southeast Asia and Bangladesh are at present global hot spots of pirate attacks… Read more »

China and International Human Rights: Harsh Punishments in the Context of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

By Na Jiang Description China and International Human Rights: Harsh Punishments in the Context of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights This book is designed to introduce law… Read more »

Counter-Terrorism, Human Rights and the Rule of Law: Crossing Legal Boundaries in Defence of the State

By Aniceto Masferrer, Clive Walker Description Counter-Terrorism, Human Rights and the Rule of Law: Crossing Legal Boundaries in Defence of the State The initial responses to 9/11 engaged categorical questions… Read more »

Evidence Matters: Science, Proof, and Truth in the Law

By Susan Haack Description Evidence Matters: Science, Proof, and Truth in the Law Is truth in the law just plain truth – or something sui generis? Is a trial a… Read more »

Felony Murder

By Guyora Binder Description Felony Murder The felony murder doctrine is one of the most widely criticized features of American criminal law. Legal scholars almost unanimously condemn it as irrational,… Read more »

The Modern Law of Evidence

By Adrian Keane, Paul McKeown The Modern Law of Evidence “The Modern Law of Evidence is established as a clear and comprehensive treatment of the complex subject of the contemporary… Read more »

The Death of the American Death Penalty: States Still Leading the Way

By Larry W. Koch, Colin Wark, John F. Galliher The Death of the American Death Penalty: States Still Leading the Way The death penalty has largely disappeared as a national… Read more »