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The Death Penalty: What's Keeping It Alive

by Andrea D. Lyon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

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 Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

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 Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 16, 2010)

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 Columbia University Press (October 28, 2014)

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 HarperOne (June 23, 2015)

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 Lexington Books (December 13, 2010)

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...


An Error in Judgement

by Dara Culhane Talonbooks (August 01, 2014)

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 Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2009)

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 Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2010)

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. Lexington Books (November 16, 2011)

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 Lexington Books (July 30, 2012)

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 UPA (February 18, 2014)

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 Central Recovery Press (January 31, 2014)

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 Natural Heritage (June 30, 1994)

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...


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

by Jason Scotts Tech Tron (November 25, 2013)

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...


Law and Mental Health: A Case-Based Approach

by Robert G. Meyer & Christopher M. Weaver The Guilford Press (November 18, 2013)

This volume presents classic and contemporary legal cases that have set important precedents related to psychological and mental health issues in criminal and civil proceedings; the role of practitioners as...


Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps in the Dark?

by Geoffrey R. Stone Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 24, 2007)

Top Secret explores the government, the press, and the tension that has escalated between the two since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. This book addresses the executive branch's attempts to prevent...


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

by John Weston Parry Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 26, 2013)

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...


Supreme Court Case Briefs in Criminal Procedure

by Michael A. Cretacci Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 13, 2007)

An essential collection of more than 265 United States Supreme Court case briefs detailing the various elements of criminal procedures, from criminal investigations to arrest to trial to conviction. Cretacci...


Culture Conglomerates: Consolidation in the Motion Picture and Television Industries

by William M. Kunz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 29, 2006)

This succinct overview explains conglomeration and regulation in the film and television industries, covering its history as well as the contemporary scene. Former producer William M. Kunz shows how the structure...


Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Law

by Michael Mandelstam Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2008)

The book focuses on how many areas of law apply to vulnerable adults, bringing together an extensive body of case law to illustrate this. Also covered is how local authorities and the NHS may themselves be implicated...


Crime and Justice: Learning through Cases

by Carolyn Boyes-Watson, Susan T. Krumholz & Aviva M. Rich-Shea Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 08, 2013)

Crime and Justice offers a comprehensive introduction to the U.S. criminal justice system through historical and contemporary case studies. Extensively revised and updated, the second edition features new chapters...


Principles of Criminology

by Edwin H. Sutherland, Donald R. Cressey & David F. Luckenbill AltaMira Press (January 01, 1992)

This classic has been the most authoritative text in the field since 1924. The thoroughly revised Eleventh Edition continues to provide a sound, sophisticated, sociological treatment of the principal issues...


Sexual Harassment: A Debate

by Linda LeMoncheck Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 01, 2000)

The question of what constitutes sexual harassment—from suggestive remarks to outright threats, from off-color jokes to lewd posters on office walls—is contentious, as is the question of how to address sexual...


The War on Terror: The Legal Dimension

by Col. James P. Terry Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 30, 2013)

Examining the legal dimension of the war on terror, James P. Terry carefully explores the myriad juridical concerns that must be addressed in prosecuting a war with few established legal boundaries.


When the Shooting Stopped: Crisis Negotiation and Critical Incident Change

by Laurie L. Charlés Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 28, 2007)

A methodology for crisis negotiation for use by those in the fields of law enforcement and criminology.


Enemies Within

by Matt Apuzzo & Adam Goldman Touchstone (September 03, 2013)

Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists take an unbridled look into one of the most sensitive post-9/11 national security investigations—a breathtaking race to stop a second devastating terrorist attack on...


Handbook of Comparative Higher Education Law

by Charles J. Russo R&L Education (July 11, 2013)

This book can serve as valuable resource for educational practitioners in higher education insofar as it provides them with an enhanced awareness of strategies that are being used to manage problems commonly...


Made Men: Mafia Culture and the Power of Symbols, Rituals, and Myth

by Antonio Nicaso & Marcel Danesi Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 05, 2013)

Despite depictions to the contrary, the mafia is not a cadre of noble and righteous warriors, a class of citizens working in the shadows but upholding traditional values. Instead, the authors argue, it is a...


The Modern Military and the Environment: The Laws of Peace and War

by William A. Wilcox Jr. Government Institutes (April 16, 2007)

The battle is an old one: man versus nature. And in modern society, man includes the military. Machines. Chemicals. Who wins the battle and at what cost? This practical analysis of the conflict between national...


Air Warriors

by Douglas Waller Simon & Schuster (July 16, 2013)

Veteran journalist Douglas Waller, who wrote The Commandos after observing the training of special forces soldiers, chronicles his rare and intimate experience with the training program for Navy pilots in Air...


Human Trafficking Around the World: Hidden in Plain Sight

by Stephanie Hepburn & Rita J. Simon Columbia University Press (May 14, 2013)

This unprecedented study of sex trafficking, forced labor, organ trafficking, and sex tourism across twenty-four nations highlights the experiences of the victims, perpetrators, and anti-traffickers involved...


40 Days and 40 Nights

by Matthew Chapman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In this fascinating story of evolution, religion, politics, and personalities, Matthew Chapman captures the story behind the headlines in the debate over God and science in America.

Kitzmiller v. Dover Board...


Law and American Education: An Instructor's Guide

by Ed. D Palestini & Karen Palestini Falk R&L Education (March 20, 2002)

Educators working with Palestini's textbook Law and American Education: a Case Brief Approach will find this comprehensive pedagogical tool useful. This guide for instructors contains the full briefs for the...


Child Identity Theft: What Every Parent Needs to Know

by Robert P. Chappell Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 21, 2012)

Identity theft is a growing problem around the world, and criminals are not above stealing a child’s identity. Child Identity Theft, presented in a question and answer format, will help parents and other guardians...


Uncertain Justice: Canadian Women and Capital Punishment, 1754-1953

by F. Murray Greenwood & Beverley Boissery Dundurn (October 01, 2000)

An exposition of the patriarchal values that lie at the core of criminal law, and the class and gender biases that permeate its procedures and applications.


The Case against the Davis-Bacon Act: Fifty-Four Reasons for Repeal

by Armand J. Thieblot Transaction Publishers (March 31, 2013)

The Davis-Bacon Act is a United States federal law that established the requirement that prevailing wages must be paid on public works projects. In this book, Armand J. Thieblot argues that the law was passed...


Heinous Crime: Cases, Causes, and Consequences

by Frederic G. Reamer Columbia University Press (December 29, 2004)

What circumstances lead someone to commit murder, rape, or acts of child molestation? Why does society have such a deep-seated wish for vengeance against perpetrators of heinous crimes? Can those found guilty...


The Case of Abraham Lincoln

by Julie M. Fenster & Douglas Brinkley St. Martin's Press (November 13, 2007)

The year 1856 was a pivotal one for this country, witnessing the birth of the Republican Party as we know it. But it was also a critical year in the troubled political life of Abraham Lincoln. As a lawyer, he...


Clinical Practice of Forensic Neuropsychology: An Evidence-Based Approach

by Kyle Brauer Boone The Guilford Press (October 18, 2012)

Written by a foremost expert in the field, this hands-on, evidence-based guide describes how to conduct a comprehensive forensic neuropsychological evaluation and provide expert testimony. All steps are covered--from...


Gangs and Society: Alternative Perspectives

by Louis Kontos, David C. Brotherton & Luis Barrios Columbia University Press (May 01, 2003)

Compiled by three leading experts in the psychological, sociological, and criminal justice fields, this volume addresses timely questions from an eclectic range of positions. The product of a landmark conference...


The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo: The D.C. Sniper

by Carmeta Albarus & Jonathan Mack Columbia University Press (August 14, 2012)

In October of 2002, a series of sniper attacks paralyzed the Washington Beltway, turning normally placid gas stations, parking lots, restaurants, and school grounds into chaotic killing fields. After the spree,...


Inherited IRAs

by Seymour Goldberg American Bar Association (August 01, 2017)

In April 2016, the US Department of Labor issued a final fiduciary rule, which significantly affects advisors who render investment advice to Individual Retirement Account owners by expanding the “investment...


Armed Forces Special Power Act

by Dr. U C Jha VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (March 01, 2015)

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has become one of the most controversial laws, both in India and the world. A few NGOs and human rights activists have described it as draconian, alleging that it...


Manual of Law

by Dr. U C Jha VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (November 01, 2014)

The legal system of the armed forces is evolving and moving towards civilianization, as the Armed Forces Tribunal completes five years of its existence. The laws governing the armed forces are of concern not...


The Law of Armed Conflict

by Dr. U C Jha & Dr. K Ratnabali VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (April 01, 2017)

This textbook gives an up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of the law of armed conflict or international humanitarian law. The author has traced the history of the laws of war and examined their relations...


We can!

by Agata de Latour, Nina Perger, Ron Salag & Claudio Tocchi et al. Council of Europe (May 22, 2017)

Combating hate speech offline and online: a new tool to help young people and educators to confront, dismantle and replace hateful narratives. Online hate speech has become a major form of human rights abuse,...


The Prohibition Era and Policing

by Wesley M. Oliver Vanderbilt University Press (April 20, 2018)

Legal precedents created during Prohibition have lingered, leaving search-and-seizure law much better defined than limits on police use of force, interrogation practices, or eyewitness identification protocols....


Crime and Justice

by Carolyn Boyes-Watson & Susan T. Krumholz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 15, 2018)

Crime and Justice offers a comprehensive introduction to the U.S criminal justice system through fifteen historical and contemporary case studies. The third edition has been revised and streamlined throughout,...


GOP Tax Reform Made Easy

by 115th Us Congress Conference HijezGlobal (January 09, 2018)

On Friday, December 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the massive tax bill. Formerly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – so-named because it cuts individual, corporate and estate tax rates, and the...