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The Death Penalty: What's Keeping It Alive

by Andrea D. Lyon

In The Death Penalty: What’s Keeping it Alive an award-winning criminal defense attorney turns a critical eye towards the death penalty in America. Filled with gripping case studies, the book analyzes why...


Cyberbullying in Social Media within Educational Institutions: Featuring Student, Employee, and Parent Information

by Merle Horowitz & Dorothy M. Bollinger

This book presents the information from the collaborative efforts and perspectives of a current school district superintendent who has researched and worked day-to-day with the issues, and an attorney currently...


When Caregivers Kill: Understanding Child Murder by Parents and Other Guardians

by Betty L. Alt & Sandra K. Wells

Each year in the U.S. hundreds of children under the age of ten are killed by parents, relatives, or other caregivers. In recent years, families have become less dependent on kinship and neighborhood relationships,...


The Evolution of the Global Terrorist Threat: From 9/11 to Osama bin Laden's Death

by Bruce Hoffman & Fernando Reinares

Examining major terrorist acts and campaigns undertaken in the decade following September 11, 2001, internationally recognized scholars study the involvement of global terrorist leaders and organizations in...


Genomic Messages

by George Annas & Sherman Elias

Two leaders in the field of genetics—a bioethicist-health lawyer and an obstetrician-gynecologist geneticist—answer the most pressing questions about the application of new genetics to our universal medicine...


Threat Perceptions: The Policing of Dangers from Eugenics to the War on Terrorism

by Saran Ghatak

Threat Perceptions: The Policing of Dangers from Eugenics to the War on Terrorism examines the legal, scientific, and social construction of risk of crime in the United States. Ghatak focuses on the crime control...


The Regulations ROME I and ROME II and Maritime Law

by AA.VV., Nikolay Natov, Reuben Balzan & Evangelos Vassilakakis

This book deals with some tenets of the application of the Regulations Rome I and Rome II. Bearing in mind that both Regulations in question, as the cornerstone of the new European Private International Law,...


An Error in Judgement

by Dara Culhane

An analysis of the controversy surrounding the death of a Native child in Alert Bay, British Columbia.


Problem Solving Courts: A Measure of Justice

by JoAnn Miller & Donald C. Johnson

Problem Solving Courts examines a relatively new approach to criminal justice in which judges, advised by law enforcement officers and mental health workers, meet with offenders on a weekly basis to talk about...


Punishment for Sale: Private Prisons, Big Business, and the Incarceration Binge

by Donna Selman & Paul Leighton

Punishment for Sale is the definitive modern history of private prisons, told through social, economic and political frames. The authors explore the origin of the ideas of modern privatization, the establishment...


The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Justice

by Michael McCall, Christina DeJong, Christopher E. Smith & Madhavi M. McCall et al.

By analyzing the perspectives and influential decisions of individual justices on the Rehnquist Court (1986-2005), this volume reveals how a divided Supreme Court limited the scope of rights affecting criminal...


New Media, Old Regimes: Case Studies in Comparative Communication Law and Policy

by Lyombe S. Eko

New Media, Old Regimes: Case Studies in Comparative Communication Law and Policy, by Lyombe S. Eko, is a collection of novel theoretical perspectives and case studies in comparative communication law. Through...


From Poverty to History Maker: An Autobiography

by Robert A. Holmes

This book describes how Robert “Bob” Holmes, a former juvenile delinquent, rose from humble beginnings in West Virginia and Harlem, New York to become an influential voice in academics and politics. This...


Drug Court for Young Offenders: A View from the Bench

by Cedric Kerns

Answers questions and details the model of Youth Offender (YO) Court, a unique family-focused specialty drug court program.


Who Killed George?: The Ordeal of Olive Sternaman

by Cheryl MacDonald

Drawing on newspaper accounts and legal documents, Cheryl MacDonald has recreated a true-to-life Victorian melodrama. Who Killed George? offers insight into the legal system, social sentiments, and status of...


How Medicaid Fails the Poor

by Avik Roy

Medicaid, America’s government-run health insurance program for the poor, should be a lifeline that provides needed health care to Americans with no other options. Surprisingly, however, it doesn’t. The...


iOS Programming: Starter Guide: What Every Programmer Needs to Know About iOS Programming

by Jason Scotts

What Every Programmers Need To Know About iOS Programming Exposed! iOS Programming: Starter Guide: What Every Programmer Needs to Know About iOS Programming is a precise and concise book for any programmmer...


The Grandeur and Misery of the Social State

by Alain Supiot, Serge Haroche & Liz Libbrecht

The legal history of the construction of the welfare state gives an idea of its greatness. But this easy-going sovereign, tolerant to protest and accountable for its subjects’ well-being, seems to be struck...


Bioethics Mediation: A Guide to Shaping Shared Solutions, Revised and Expanded Edition

by Nancy Neveloff Dubler & Carol B. Liebman

A "how-to" book for clinical ethics consultants, palliative care professionals, and bioethics mediators in the most difficult situations in health care


Mental Disability, Violence, and Future Dangerousness: Myths Behind the Presumption of Guilt

by John Weston Parry

Using a multi-disciplinary approach, this book documents and explains how, when and why adults and children with mental disabilities—including those with sexual disorders— who are perceived to be a future...