Criminal Law and Procedure

Author: Ronald J. Bacigal
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0766830837
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Business & Economics

Criminal Law and Procedure: An Introduction, 2nd Edition is an excellent resource for anyone interested in the practice and theory of criminal law. Written primarily for paralegal, legal studies, and criminal justice students at the college level, this book also serves as an excellent introductory guide for anyone preparing for a career in law.

Criminal Law and Procedure An Overview

Author: Ronald Bacigal
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781428317413
Release Date: 2008-03-17
Genre: Law

Criminal Law and Procedure: An Overview, 3E, constitutes an overview of the essentials of the criminal justice system. It covers both theory and practice, and can be tailored to a particular jurisdiction by supplementing the basic principles with statutes and cases from a particular locality. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Punishment

Author: Terance D. Miethe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521844079
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Social Science

Punishment in different forms is examined, including corporal and economic punishment.

An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure

Author: Robert Cryer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139993340
Release Date: 2014-06-12
Genre: Law

By offering both a comprehensive update and new material reflecting the continuing development of the subject, this continues to be the leading textbook on international criminal law. Its experienced author team draws on its combined expertise as teachers, scholars and practitioners to offer an authoritative survey of the field. The third edition contains new material on the theory of international criminal law, the practice of international criminal tribunals, the developing case law on principles of liability and procedures and new practice on immunities. It offers valuable supporting online materials such as case studies, worked examples and study guides. Retaining its comprehensive coverage, clarity and critical analysis, it remains essential reading for all in the field.

New York Criminal Procedure

Author: Christopher J. Morse
Publisher:
ISBN: 159460343X
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Law

This book presents an analysis of New York criminal procedure law that integrates the three sources of the law: statutory law, case law, and constitutional law. It is difficult, if not impossible, for anyone without formal legal education to acquire a reasonable understanding of the criminal procedure process without such integration and analysis. New York Criminal Procedure covers the criminal procedure statute in its entirety, from arrest, arraignment, pleadings, hearings, motions, discovery, evidence, trial and appeal to special procedures such as immunity, jurisdiction, wiretapping, the death penalty, and extradition. Morse integrates and analyzes the statute with court decisions and constitutional considerations, presenting the reader with a ready knowledge of the criminal procedure process. The book contains over eighty edited, illustrative cases illustrating various aspects of criminal procedure law such as stop and frisk, search warrants, no-knock entry, grand jury proceedings, plea bargaining, bail, admission at trial of previous statements of witnesses, bodily intrusions, DNA testing, suppression of evidence, jury trial, sentencing, and sex offender registration. This second edition is revised and updated to include the myriad of new developments in the ever-evolving area of criminal procedure law. The authors illuminate the intersection of statutory law, case law, and constitutional law to demonstrate how they come together to create the lawful procedures required of criminal justice professionals.

Studies in Islamic Law and Society

Author: Boğaç A. Ergene
Publisher:
ISBN: 9004126090
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Islamic law

This book studies the functions and responsibilities of Islamic courts and explores the processes of adjudication and dispute resolution in the context of the late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century Ottoman Anatolia.

Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Author: P.J. Ortmeier
Publisher:
ISBN: 125639999X
Release Date: 2011-12
Genre: Law

Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Third Edition, critically examines and evaluates law enforcement and the administration of justice in a post-9/11 multicultural society of the twenty-first century. The book represents a departure from other introductory texts: it is not limited to the presentation of information. Rather, its unique approach promotes a vision for law enforcement and other justice system personnel that integrates essential critical thinking, problem solving, and communications skill development with the need to deploy ethical practitioners and peacekeepers who demonstrate leadership capabilities.

An Introduction to Irish Criminal Law

Author: Conor Hanly
Publisher: Gill & MacMillan
ISBN: 0717159736
Release Date: 2015-08-28
Genre: Criminal law

Fully revised and updated edition, with a greater focus on standard university criminal law syllabi. All major changes to criminal law up to the end of 2013 are discussed, including: New Legislation Covered in Detail Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006 Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2006 Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) (Amendment) Act 2007 Criminal Law (Insanity) Act 2010 Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Act 2011 Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 2011 Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 New Legislation, individual provisions of which will becovered Criminal Justice Act 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2007 Criminal Justice (Human Trafficking) Act 2008 Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 Criminal Procedure Act 2010 Criminal Justice Act 2011 Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2012 Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences against Children and Vulnerable Adults) Act 2012 Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) (Amendment) Act 2013 Law Reform Commission Papers Report on Homicide: Murder and Involuntary Manslaughter (LRC 87-2008) Report on Defences in Criminal Law (LRC 95-2009) Report on Inchoate Offences (LRC 99-2010) Consultation Paper on Sexual Offences and Capacity to Consent (LRC CP 63-2011) Written For: Law students Legal professional entry exams Social care and social science courses "

Introduction to Law

Author: Jaap Hage
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319572529
Release Date: 2017-09-09
Genre: Law

This book is exceptional in the sense that it provides an introduction to law in general rather than the law of one specific jurisdiction, and it presents a unique way of looking at legal education. It is crucial for lawyers to be aware of the different ways in which societal problems can be solved and to be able to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different legal solutions. In this respect, being a lawyer involves being able to reason like a lawyer, even more than having detailed knowledge of particular sets of rules. Introduction to Law reflects this view by focusing on the functions of rules and on ways of arguing the relative qualities of alternative legal solutions. Where ‘positive’ law is discussed, the emphasis is on the legal questions that must be addressed by a field of law and on the different solutions which have been adopted by, for instance, the common law and civil law tradition. The law of specific jurisdictions is discussed to illustrate possible answers to questions such as when the existence of a valid contract is assumed.

Discipline Punish

Author: Michel Foucault
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307819291
Release Date: 2012-04-18
Genre: Social Science

In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul.

An Introduction to Policing

Author: John S. Dempsey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305544680
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Social Science

Introduce students to the challenges, excitement, and rewards of law enforcement today with Dempsey and Forst's AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING, 8th Edition. Written by law enforcement veterans with extensive first-hand experience in all areas of policing, this engaging, comprehensive book blends practical information with pertinent theory. The authors examine today's most current issues and topics, including homeland security, recent terrorism incidents, the controversial Secure Communities Program by DHS, Specialized Policing Responses to individuals with mental illness, advances in policing technology, and more. Readers find the latest in academic and practitioner research as well as the most current applications, statistics, court cases, and information on law enforcement careers, all introduced through memorable learning features. The book also discusses small and rural departments while maintaining critical foundational coverage students need to fully understand who police are, what they do, and how they do it. Extensive examples from police departments throughout the nation and world as well as essays from respected law enforcement veterans offer insights into crucial law enforcement issues and challenges. AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING is an essential read for anyone considering a career in law enforcement today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.