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The Ontological Foundation of Ethics, Politics, and Law

by Francesco Belfiore

The revised edition of The Ontological Foundation of Ethics, Politics, and Law adds new concepts and discusses the views of additional thinkers. The author refers to his basic ontological conception of the human...


Ethics 101

by Olayinka Dada M.D.

There are so many vices in our world today, including but not limited to falsehoods, indecency, shadiness, heresies, and above all, a lack of integrity. The list can go on and on. It is more or less as if strong...


The Ethics of Interrogation

by Paul Lauritzen

Can harsh interrogation techniques and torture ever be morally justified for a nation at war or under the threat of imminent attack? In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist strikes, the United...


Jewish Law and American Law, Volume 1

by Samuel J. Levine

This volume contributes to the growing field of comparative Jewish and American law, presenting twenty-six essays characterized by a number of distinct features. The essays will appeal to legal scholars and,...


Justice That Transforms, Volume One

by Wayne Northey & Ron Dart

Restorative Justice was a term and concept largely unused before the mid-1970s. Wayne Northey happened to be in on the ground floor of facilitating its worldwide adoption as a challenge to Western retributive...


Understanding Police Interrogation

by Krista D. Forrest, William Douglas Woody & Edie Greene

Uses techniques from psychological science and legal theory to explore police interrogation in the United States

Understanding Police Interrogation provides a single comprehensive source for understanding issues...


Understanding Police Interrogation

by William Douglas Woody, Krista D. Forrest & Edie Greene

Uses techniques from psychological science and legal theory to explore police interrogation in the United States

Understanding Police Interrogation provides a single comprehensive source for understanding issues...


Loving Justice

by Kathryn D. Temple

A history of legal emotions in William Blackstone?s England and their relationship to justice

William Blackstone?s masterpiece, Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765?1769), famously took the ?ungodly jumble?...


Loving Justice

by Kathryn D. Temple

A history of legal emotions in William Blackstone?s England and their relationship to justice

William Blackstone?s masterpiece, Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765?1769), famously took the ?ungodly jumble?...


African Customary Law

by Casper Njuguna

Africa is the emerging continent of the twenty-first century and will continue to play a major role in the world politics and trade. At the center of the African experience is customary law, which remains one...


Regulating Content on Social Media

by Corinne Tan

How are users influenced by social media platforms when they generate content, and does this influence affect users? compliance with copyright laws?

These are pressing questions in today?s internet age, and Regulating...


Policing and Public Trust

by Eccy de Jonge

The treatment of victims and complainants by the police is examined in this pioneering new work. Case studies, based on interviews carried out at the University of Portsmouth’s Institute of Criminal Justice...


Representing Radicals

by Collective Scales Tilted

Representing Radicals helps lawyers understand ways to work with radical defendants, with an explicit focus on how to help them achieve ends that go beyond traditional legal goals. For example, many radical...


Ethics and Accountability in Criminal Justicce: Towards a Universal Standard - THIRD EDITION

by Tim Prenzler

This is a book of research and policy aimed at raising ethical standards in criminal justice practice. Around the world, corruption continues to undermine the rule of law and the application of due process rights....


Drunk Japan

by Mark D. West

Each society that consumes alcohol has its own unique drinking culture, and each society deals with the drunken products of that culture in particular ways. As Mark D. West shows in Drunk Japan, the distinctive...


Between Impunity and Imperialism

by Kevin E. Davis

When people pay bribes to foreign public officials, how should the law respond? This question has been debated ever since the enactment of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, and some of the key...


Dimensions of Normativity

by David Plunkett, Scott J. Shapiro & Kevin Toh

Understood one way, the branch of contemporary philosophical ethics that goes by the label "metaethics" concerns certain second-order questions about ethics--questions not in ethics, but rather ones about our...


War Crimes

by Matthew Talbert & Jessica Wolfendale

In 2005, US Marines killed 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians in the town of Haditha, including several children. How should we assess the perpetrators of this and other war crimes? Is it unfair to blame the Marines...


INTERPRETATION OF THE LAW THROUGH MATHEMATICAL MODELS.  Trial, A.D.R., Predictive Justice

by Luigi Viola

The book presents an innovative instrument for jurists, which makes it possible to identify the most suitable interpretative approach.

The model, which is being continuously developed at the Centro Studi Diritto...


Justice

by Mark LeBar

A blindfolded woman holding a balance and a sword personifies one of our most significant virtues. We find Lady Justice in statues and paintings that adorn courts and other institutions of law, symbolizing strength...