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Pistols and Petticoats: 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction

by Erika Janik

A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 years

In 1910, Alice Wells took the oath to join the all-male Los Angeles Police Department. She wore...

Discourse, Identity, and Social Change in the Marriage Equality Debates

Victims' Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights

Introduction to Criminal Justice Information Systems

by Ralph Ioimo

The proliferation of information systems throughout the criminal justice system has prompted many universities supporting criminal justice programs to add criminal justice information systems technology to their...

Threat Assessment and Management Strategies: Identifying the Howlers and Hunters, Second Edition

by Frederick S. Calhoun & J.D., Stephen W. Weston

The field of threat assessment and the research surrounding it have exploded since the first edition of Threat Assessment and Management Strategies: Identifying the Howlers and Hunters. To reflect those changes,...

Life Assurance Contracts

by Andrew McGee

Life assurance continues to be a topic of great practical significance, given the popularity of endowment mortgages and pensions, which contain an element of insurance, as well as the need for families to protect...

Privacy Revisited

Reality Television Contracts: How to Negotiate the Best Deal

by Battista Paul & Hayley Hughes

Reality television is the growth area of television today. Individuals around the country want to be involved, whether in front of the camera or behind, and those who want to produce reality television seek...

Five to Four: A Journey into the Dark Side of the Supreme Court of the United States

by Clark Cumings Johnson

This book differs from anything you have ever read about the nation and its Supreme Court.  The book is not written from or in promotion of any political or ideological position.  The author categorically...

The U.S.-Taiwan-China Relationship in International Law and Policy

Law for Project Managers

by David Wright

Projects can often be extremely complex processes involving various teams from client organisations, contractors and sub-contractors. Making sure you don't fall foul of the law may not be uppermost in the project...

Human Body Decomposition

by Jarvis Hayman & Marc Oxenham

Human Body Decomposition compiles a chronological account of research into the estimation of the time since death in human bodies found decomposed so that researchers in the field can concentrate thoughts and...

The Law of Professional-Client Confidentiality 2e

The Articulate Advocate: Persuasive Skills for Lawyers in Trials, Appeals, Arbitrations, and Motions

by Marsha Hunter, Brian K. Johnson & Jami Wintz McKeon

An advocate may know what to say but is only effective when he or she knows how to be persuasive. Combining fact with know-how to persuade judges, juries, and arbitrator, the book teaches immediately useful...

Crime Lab: A Guide for Nonscientists (2nd Ed.)

by John Neil Houde

Follow the evidence!

Author and forensic scientist, John Houde, takes you on the cook's tour of a modern crime laboratory, explaining each test and procedure along the way. DNA, blood spatter, firearms, drug...

Business Contracts Handbook

by Charles Boundy

If money is the lifeblood of business, contracts are the arteries that help carry it around the commercial body. Anyone in business is liable to have to deal with business contracts, but few are trained to do...

Certified Forensic Consultant Body of Knowledge

by American College of Forensic Examiners I

In a proper court setting, experts in various fields are often asked to provide testimony and evidence on numerous professional topics. To be able to effectively testify in a courtroom requires knowledge, training,...

The Certified Criminal Investigator Body of Knowledge

by American College of Forensic Examiners I

Criminal investigators have a long list of duties. They must identify and secure a crime scene, conduct interviews of witnesses and victims, interrogate suspects, identify and properly collect evidence, and...

Mediation in Family Disputes: Principles of Practice

by Marian Roberts

This is the authoritative textbook on family mediation. As well as mediators, this work will be indispensable for practitioners and scholars across a wide range of fields, including social work and law. It draws...

How the Law Works

by Gary Slapper

'How the Law Works is a gem of a book, for law students and for everyone else. It is a must read for anyone interested in how society is shaped and controlled via law.'

Dr Steven Vaughan, solicitor, Senior Lecturer,...