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Abuse of Process and Judicial Stays of Criminal Proceedings

Abuse of Process and Judicial Stays of Criminal Proceedings

Andrew L-T Choo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199280834
eISBN:
9780191712876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280834.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The criminal courts have a power to stop a prosecution from proceeding altogether where it would be inappropriate for it to continue. This power to stay proceedings which constitute an abuse of the ... More

Action and Value in Criminal Law

Action and Value in Criminal Law

Stephen Shute, John Gardner, and Jeremy Horder (eds)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258063
eISBN:
9780191681783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258063.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Criminal law has been described as a species of political and moral philosophy; whether that can be said to be true is not at all certain, but criminal law can be the subject of philosophical study. ... More

The Adversarial Process and the Vulnerable Witness

The Adversarial Process and the Vulnerable Witness

Louise Ellison

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299097
eISBN:
9780191685613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299097.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Until quite recently it was commonplace to describe the witness as the ‘forgotten man’ in the criminal justice system. The last few years have seen a dramatic shift in thinking with an increasing ... More

After HomicidePractical and Political Responses to Bereavement

After Homicide: Practical and Political Responses to Bereavement

Paul Rock

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267959
eISBN:
9780191683428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book describes the collective responses of bereaved people to the aftermath of violent death, a subject not dealt with in any detail in the literature that is currently available. It ... More

America's Death PenaltyBetween Past and Present

America's Death Penalty: Between Past and Present

David Garland, Randall McGowen, and Michael Meranze (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732663
eISBN:
9780814733042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732663.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Over the past three decades, the United States has embraced the death penalty with tenacious enthusiasm. While most of those countries whose legal systems and cultures are normally compared to the ... More

An American TravestyLegal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

An American Travesty: Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983578
eISBN:
9780226983592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983592.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book, which analyzes the justice system's response to sexual misconduct by children and adolescents in the United States, discusses American society's failure to consider the developmental ... More

Appraising Strict Liability

Appraising Strict Liability

Andrew Simester (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278510
eISBN:
9780191706967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278510.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Strict liability is a controversial phenomenon in the criminal law because of its potential to convict blameless persons. Offences are said to impose strict liability when, in relation to one or more ... More

Arbitrary JusticeThe Power of the American Prosecutor

Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor

Angela J. Davis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195384734
eISBN:
9780199852369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384734.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

What happens when public prosecutors, the most powerful officials in the criminal justice system, seek convictions instead of justice? Why are cases involving well-to-do victims often prosecuted more ... More

Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Penney Lewis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212873
eISBN:
9780191707063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212873.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

The question whether assisted dying (euthanasia and assisted suicide) should be legalized is often treated, by judges and commentators alike, as a question which transcends national boundaries and ... More

Atrocity Speech LawFoundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

Atrocity Speech Law: Foundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

Gregory S. Gordon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190612689
eISBN:
9780190612719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190612689.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Hate speech is widely considered a precondition for mass atrocity. Since World War II a large body of case law has interpreted the key offenses criminalizing such discourse: (1) incitement to ... More

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