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Justified Crimes
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: J. Michael Blue
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-04-01 - Publisher: iUniverse

Ray Fox has a pregnant girlfriend, an irate employer, and some unhappy Key West cops standing in the way of his next paycheck and chance for a vacation in the Florida sun. Will he deliver his briefcase to a guy named Montez? Who has followed him south from the windy
Prosecuting War Crimes
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: James Gow, Rachel Kerr, Zoran Pajic
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-23 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume examines the legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), which was created under Chapter VII of the UN Charter as a mechanism explicitly aimed at the restoration and maintenance of international peace and security. As the ICTY has now entered its twentieth year, this
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Kathleen Dean Moore
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-07-03 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In Pardons, Kathleen Dean Moore addresses a host of crucial questions surrounding acts of clemency, including what justifies pardoning power, who should be pardoned, and the definition of an unforgivable crime. Illustrating her arguments with rich and fascinating historical examples--some scandalous or funny, others inspiring or tragic--Moore examines the philosophy
Justice as Message
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Carsten Stahn
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

International criminal justice relies on messages, speech acts, and performative practices in order to convey social meaning. Major criminal proceedings, such as Nuremberg, Tokyo, and other post-World War II trials have been branded as 'spectacles of didactic legality'. However, the expressive and communicative functions of law are often side-lined in
The Punisher's Brain
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Morris B. Hoffman
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-14 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

"Evolution built us to punish cheaters. Without that punishment instinct, we would never have been able to live in small groups, and would never have realized all the significant benefits that small-group living conferred, including mutual defense, cooperative hunting, property, divisions of labor and economies of scale. In fact, to