Comparing Tort and Crime: Learning from across and within by Matthew Dyson

By Matthew Dyson

The fields of tort and crime have a lot in universal in perform, relatively in how they either try and reply to wrongs and control destiny behaviour. regardless of this commonality in reality, attention-grabbing problems have hitherto no longer been resolved approximately how criminal structures co-ordinate (or depart wild) the border among tort and crime. what's the objective of tort legislations and felony legislation, and the way do you inform the adaptation among them? Do felony attorneys and civil legal professionals cause and argue within the related manner? Are the principles on skill, consent, fault, causation, secondary legal responsibility or defences an analogous in tort as in crime? How do the principles of approach function for every quarter? Are there issues of overlap? while, how and why do tort and crime engage? This quantity systematically solutions those and different questions for 8 felony structures: England, France, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Scotland, the Netherlands and Australia.

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The Integrity of Criminal Process: From Theory into Practice by Jill Hunter,Paul Roberts,Simon N M Young,David Dixon

By Jill Hunter,Paul Roberts,Simon N M Young,David Dixon

legal lawsuits, it's always now stated, should be performed with integrity. yet what, precisely, does it suggest for felony method to have, or to lack, 'integrity'? Is integrity during this experience in simple terms an aspirational normative excellent, with in all likelihood diffuse effect on conceptions accountability? Or is it additionally a juridical inspiration with strong institutional buy and enforceable sensible results in legal litigation? The sixteen new essays contained during this assortment, written via trendy criminal students and criminologists from Australia, Hong Kong, the united kingdom and the united states, interact systematically with - and search to generate extra debate approximately - the theoretical and useful value of 'integrity' in any respect levels of the felony method. Reflecting the flexibleness and scope of a putative 'integrity principle', the essays diversity greatly over a few of the such a lot hotly contested matters in modern legal justice thought, coverage and perform, together with: the ethics of police investigations, charging perform and discretionary enforcement; prosecutorial independence, coverage and operational decision-making; plea bargaining; the perils of witness training and partner testimony; professional facts; doctrines of admissibility and abuse of approach; lay participation in felony adjudication; the function of regret in felony trials; the ethics of appellate judgment writing; innocence tasks; and country reimbursement for miscarriages of justice.

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Contemporary issues in the Empirical Study of Crime by Lieven Pauwels,Paul Ponsaers,Gudrun Vande Walle,Tom Vander

By Lieven Pauwels,Paul Ponsaers,Gudrun Vande Walle,Tom Vander Beken,Freya Vander Laenen,Gert Vermeulen,Marc Cools,Sofie De Kimpe,Brice De Ruyver,Marleen Easton

In these days' globalized society a world alternate of rules and perspectives is essential in the box of social sciences, together with criminology and felony justice experiences. The learn team Governance of protection desires to foster modern overseas discourses on problems with crime and crime keep watch over. consequently, in 2008 Gofs all started a study Paper sequence, combining theoretical and empirical articles on matters reflecting the learn actions of Gofs. This examine workforce is collaboration among Ghent collage and Ghent college university in Belgium.

Part 1 increasing Horizons – Conceptual & Methodological techniques to analyze In not easy to arrive Areas
Drugs and crime: are they hand in glove? A evaluation of literature
Charlotte Colman and Liesbeth Vandam
The examine of public expenditure on medicinal drugs, an invaluable evaluate software for policy
Sara Van Malderen, Dr. Freya Vander Laenen and Prof. Dr. Brice De Ruyver
Corporations as a blind spot in research:explanations for a criminological tunnel vision
Antoinette Verhage
The Nominal crew strategy, a Participative learn process maintaining nice potentialfor Criminology
Freya Vander Laenen

Part 2 “Policing The Rapids Of Change”
Analytical Criminology: a method of theorizing and interpreting themicro-macro context of acts of crime
Lieven Pauwels, Paul Ponsaers and Robert Svensson
The Geography of Social solidarity and Crimeat the Municipality Level
Wim Hardyns & Lieven Pauwels
Disentangling neighbourhood- and schoolcontextual version in critical offending: assessing the impression of ecological disadvantage
Lieven Pauwels
Itinerant crime teams: mobility attributed to anchor points?
Stijn Van Daele
Patterns of drug use ahead of, in the course of and after detention:a overview of epidemiological literature
Liesbeth Vandam

Gofs is concentrating its study round the learn of administrative and judicial coverage that has been constructed with appreciate to new problems with crime and lack of confidence.

This sequence will seem every year comprising present views particularly on policing, legislation and rules, governance tasks at the ecu point, monetary and fiscal crimes, medicines and drug comparable concerns, examine tools within the learn of crime and crime keep watch over, new legal phenomena, and theoretical criminology, written via contributors of the examine crew Governance of defense.

The sequence comprises articles which have been submitted to look evaluation through the world over popular scholars.

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Capital Punishment: New Perspectives (Advances in by Peter Hodgkinson

By Peter Hodgkinson

This assortment asks questions about the got knowledge of the controversy approximately capital punishment. Woven during the publication, questions are requested of, and treatments proposed for, a raft of matters pointed out as having been missed within the conventional discourse. It presents an extended late overview of the disparate teams and methods that lay declare to abolitionism. The authors argue that capital litigators should still use their abilities difficult the abuses not only of approach, yet of the stipulations within which the condemned watch for their destiny, specifically criminal stipulations, schooling, rest, visits, clinical providers, and so forth. within the aftermath of winning constitutional demanding situations it's the beneficiaries (arguably those who find themselves thought of successes, having been ’saved’ from the dying penalty and now serving dwelling dying consequences of 1 kind or one other) who suffer the harsh and inhumane replacement. half I of the ebook deals a variety of various, nuanced examinations of demise penalty phenomena, scrutinizing complexities often passed over from the narrative of teachers and activists. It deals a demanding and complete research of concerns serious to the abolition debate. half II bargains examinations of nations often absent from educational research to supply an figuring out of the prestige of the talk in the neighborhood, with possibilities for wider application.

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Challenges in the Field of Economic and Financial Crime in by Katalin Ligeti,Vanessa Franssen

By Katalin Ligeti,Vanessa Franssen

long ago few years, legal justice structures have confronted vital worldwide demanding situations within the box of financial and fiscal crime. The 2008 monetary quandary published how strongly monetary markets and economies are interconnected and illustrated that misconduct within the fiscal and fiscal sectors is usually of a systemic nature, with known effects for various sufferers. The prevention, keep watch over and punishment of such crimes is hence faced with a powerful globalisation. furthermore, non-stop technological evolutions and socio-economic advancements make the excellence among socially fascinating and bad behaviour extra frustrating. along with, financial and fiscal misconduct is notoriously tough to realize and examine. In gentle of those demanding situations, legislators and legislations enforcers were looking for enough responses to strive against monetary and monetary crime through adapting current guidelines, norms and practices and through growing new enforcement mechanisms.

The objective of this quantity is to examine these demanding situations within the box of monetary and fiscal crime from diverse views, and to ascertain which specific recommendations legal justice platforms throughout Europe provide to these demanding situations. the quantity has 4 elements. the 1st half makes a speciality of a couple of key questions with admire to important legal legislation, while the second one half will handle matters affecting the management of justice and legal technique. half 3 then explores specific demanding situations referring to multi-agency cooperation and multi-disciplinary investigations. eventually, half 4 will pay attention to matters relating to shared or built-in enforcement models.

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Crime and Networks (Criminology and Justice Studies) by Carlo Morselli

By Carlo Morselli

This cutting edge number of unique essays showcases using social networks within the research and figuring out of varied types of crime. greater than the other previous examine pastime, the seventeen chapters during this ebook observe to criminology the various conceptual and methodological thoughts from social community research.
Crime and Networks is the one ebook of its style that appears on the use of networks in realizing crime, and will be used for complex undergraduate and beginner’s graduate point classes in legal justice and criminology.

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The Exclusionary Rule of Evidence: Comparative Analysis and by Kuo-hsing Hsieh

By Kuo-hsing Hsieh

This groundbreaking monograph asserts the necessity for the institution of an exclusionary rule of proof in China as a way of shielding the folks from police wrongdoing. the writer skilfully explores the rules and advancements of the exclusionary rule within the united kingdom and united states, assessing the guideline from a comparative standpoint and illuminating a few matters which can come up in shifting the guideline from one criminal approach to a different. Divided into elements, the 1st half discusses classes from the earlier, and gives an in-depth exam of the improvement of the exclusionary rule within the united kingdom and united states, overlaying rationales, debates and the theoretical starting place of the exclusionary rule within the constitutional context. the second one half seems to the longer term and the institution of a chinese language exclusionary rule. particularly, it analyses the consequences of police torture, the passive angle of judges and the necessity to determine the sort of rule in perform for destiny safeguard of human rights. The author’s event in felony legislation and approach let him to adroitly examine the most important matters on either theoretical and functional point that's comprehensible to these operating within the components of human rights, comparative legal process, and the chinese language criminal system.

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Policing the Waterfront: Networks, Partnerships, and the by Russell Brewer

By Russell Brewer

lengthy known as a website the place legal parts have flourished, the waterfront has been exploited for hundreds of years by way of opportunistic contributors for an entire raft of illicit reasons. Policing the Waterfront: Networks, Partnerships, and the Governance of Port defense is the 1st booklet of its style to completely discover the intricacies of the way crime is managed at the waterfront, and in doing so, seeks to reinforce present theoretical understandings of the policing
partnerships that exist among country and non-state actors.

Charting the complicated configuration of safeguard networks utilizing various analytical innovations, this e-book offers new empirical information, which exposes and explains the social constructions that permit policing partnerships to operate at the waterfront. rather awesome is using more suitable and altered theoretical discussions, to either form and strengthen prior policing and protection debates - leading to a piece that's either leading edge and, but, nonetheless routed within the traditions of empirical
research. The research is completed via a comparative examine layout, comparing the narratives of either nation and non-state protection services on the busiest ports in the US and Australia: the Los Angeles/Long seashore Port complicated and the Port of Melbourne.

Policing the Waterfront provides a wealthy and hugely unique account of the underlying constructions that foster, facilitate, and increase policing partnerships at the waterfront, and may be of curiosity to students within the fields of criminology, sociology, legislation, socio-legal and coverage stories, in addition to these gaining knowledge of and learning policing, law, safeguard, mass transportation, and social capital.

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Combating Economic Crimes: Balancing Competing Rights and by Ndiva Kofele-Kale

By Ndiva Kofele-Kale

In the decade a brand new software has been built within the international warfare opposed to legitimate corruption in the course of the creation of the offense of "illicit enrichment" in nearly each multilateral anti-corruption conference. Illicit enrichment is outlined in those conventions to incorporate a opposite burden clause which triggers an automated presumption that any public reliable present in "possession of inexplicable wealth" should have bought it illicitly. although, the reversal of the weight of facts clauses increases a major human rights factor simply because they clash with the accused individual’s correct to be presumed blameless. regrettably, the new spate of overseas laws opposed to reputable corruption offers no transparent directions on tips to continue in balancing the perfect of the accused to be presumed blameless opposed to the competing correct of society to track and recapture illicitly received nationwide wealth.

Combating monetary Crimes consequently units out to handle what has been left unanswered by way of those multilateral conventions, to wit, the extent of burden of evidence that are meant to be put on a public respectable who's accused of illicitly enriching himself from the assets of the nation, balanced opposed to the safety of valid group pursuits and expectancies for a corruption-free society. The booklet explores the doctrinal foundations of the precise to a presumption of innocence and reports the fundamental due technique protections afforded to all accused folks in legal trials by way of treaty, commonly used foreign legislations, and municipal legislations. The ebook then is going directly to suggest a framework for balancing and ‘situationalizing’ competing human rights and public pursuits in events concerning attainable professional corruption.

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Embezzlement and High Treason in Louis XIV's France by Vincent J. Pitts

By Vincent J. Pitts

From 1661 to 1664, France used to be mesmerized by way of the arrest and trial of Nicolas Fouquet, the country’s superintendent of finance. Prosecuted on trumped-up fees of embezzlement, mismanagement of cash, and excessive treason, Fouquet controlled to exonerate himself from all the significant fees over the process 3 lengthy years, within the procedure embarrassing and infuriating Louis XIV. The younger king overturned the court’s selection and sentenced Fouquet to lifelong imprisonment in a distant citadel within the Alps.

A dramatic critique of absolute monarchy in pre-revolutionary France, Embezzlement and excessive Treason in Louis XIV's France tells the gripping story of a very bold guy who rose swiftly within the nation hierarchy—then overreached. Vincent J. Pitts makes use of the trial as a lens by which to discover the internal workings of the court docket of Louis XIV, who rightly feared that Fouquet may reveal the tawdry monetary dealings of the king's overdue mentor and top minister, Cardinal Mazarin.

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