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Automatic Justice?: Technology, Crime, and Social Control  

Amber Marks, Ben Bowling, and Colman Keenan

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Jul 2017
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Feb 2017
This chapter examines how forensic science and technology are reshaping crime investigation, prosecution, and the administration of criminal justice. It highlights the profound effect of ... More

Can Non-State Actors Mount an Armed Attack?  

Kimberley Trapp

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Jan 2015
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Jun 2016
Article 2(4) of the UN Charter prohibits the use of force between States. In so doing, it addresses itself to a strictly interstate context and does not speak to the phenomenon of uses of ... More

Crime and Criminals  

Wesley G. Skogan

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
This article deals with the dynamics of macro- and micro-level crime. It is followed by the description of crime trends and reviews research on the factors associated with its rise and ... More

The Crime of Aggression at the International Criminal Court  

Sean D. Murphy

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Jan 2015
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Jun 2016
This chapter focuses on the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction over the crime of aggression. The discussion provides background to the crime of aggression and the resulting ... More

Crime, Security, and Information Communication Technologies: The Changing Cybersecurity Threat Landscape and its Implications for Regulation and Policing  

David S. Wall

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Jul 2017
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Feb 2017
Networked digital technologies have transformed crime to a point that ‘cybercrime’ is here to stay. In the future, society will be forced to respond to a broad variety of networked crimes ... More

The Crime-preventive Impact of Penal Sanctions  

Anthony Bottoms and Andrew Von Hirsch

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
This article opens with the consequentialist–deontologist debate, with the former concerned about the relevance of punitive measures against their crime reducing potentials, while the ... More

Criminal law  

Jeremy Horder

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Jun 2005
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Sep 2012
Scholars coming afresh to the study of criminal law are indeed fortunate. Over the last twenty years, important and sophisticated new theoretical approaches have evolved, and much new ... More

Criminal Process  

Kent Roach

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Jun 2005
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Sep 2012
This article discusses the origins of the criminal process approach, models of the criminal process, the evolution of criminal process scholarship, contemporary criminal process ... More

Criminal Process and Prosecution  

Jacqueline Hodgson and Andrew Roberts

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
This article deals with one aspect of imparting criminal justice in the context of various objective and subjective determiners. It provides some indication of the breadth, quality, and ... More

Criminology  

Mariana Valverde and Pat O’Malley

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Nov 2014
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Mar 2015
This chapter examines the identity crisis that currently afflicts the field of criminology. Arguing that “criminology” must be viewed as a bundle of several distinct disciplines with ... More

Criminology Crime's Changing Boundaries  

David Nelken

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Jun 2005
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Sep 2012
This article focuses on recent sociological work on developments in crime and crime control. It considers, in particular, the ways in which concern about different types of unacceptable ... More

The CSI Effect  

Jason M. Chin and Larysa Workewych

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Jul 2016
The CSI effect posits that exposure to television programs that portray forensic science (e.g., CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) can change the way jurors evaluate forensic evidence. We ... More

EU Criminal Law under the Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice  

Christopher Harding

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Jul 2015
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Mar 2015
The discussion here traces the emergence of the body of policy and rules now collected under the heading ‘EU criminal law’ from its historical multi-level origins to its present location ... More

Femininities and Masculinities: Looking Backward and Moving Forward In Criminal Legal Historical Gender Research  

Carolyn Strange

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
This chapter first reviews the foundational works and thinking that put the criminal legal history of gender on the academic map, setting an ambitious research agenda that remains ... More

A History of Violence: American Constitutional History and The Criminal System  

Gerald Leonard

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
This chapter discusses the violence of constitutional law, as verified by American constitutional history. It seeks to illuminate the centrality of violence to American constitutional ... More

Homicide  

Guyora Binder

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Nov 2014
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Mar 2015
This chapter explores the development of homicide law in England and the United States. It begins by arguing that homicide law plays an important role in vindicating victims and ... More

The Philosophy of Criminal Law  

Larry Alexander

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Jan 2004
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Sep 2012
This article presents the major philosophical issues within criminal law and their relationships to each other. It is concerned with legal punishment as the domain of criminal law. It ... More

Piracy  

Anna Petrig

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Mar 2015
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Jun 2016
This chapter begins with discussions of the necessity of a counter-piracy legal regime; forms of contemporary piracy; and the applicable legal framework and its historical roots. It then ... More

Public Enforcement: Criminal versus Civil  

Amanda M. Rose

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May 2018
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Jun 2015
This chapter examines issues relating to corporate governance in closely held corporations. It begins by describing the typical characteristics of closely held corporations, with ... More

Theories of Crime and Punishment  

Emmanuel Melissaris

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Nov 2014
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Mar 2015
This chapter examines the central issues for the justification of criminalization and punishment in the context of criminal law. Specifically, it considers whether there is a class of ... More

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