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Against Prediction: Profiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age

Bernard E. Harcourt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316130
eISBN:
9780226315997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315997.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

From random security checks at airports to the use of risk assessment in sentencing, actuarial methods are being used more than ever to determine whom law enforcement officials target and punish. And ... More


Breach of the Peace

Pamela R. Ferguson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861490
eISBN:
9781474406130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861490.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

What do the following behaviours have in common: shouting and swearing, painting graffiti, killing a fox by kicking it, glue-sniffing, cross-dressing in public, dangerous driving, discharging a ... More


: Collateral Review for Prisoners Convicted of Federal Crimes

in Habeas for the Twenty-First Century: Uses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226436975
eISBN:
9780226436968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436968.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the review of noncapital convictions and sentences for federal crimes, implemented today under 28 U.S.C. § 2255, the modern statutory substitute for traditional habeas. ... More


CRIMINAL LAW: Implicit Proportionality Limitations on Criminal Liability

E. Thomas Sullivan and Richard S. Frase

in Proportionality Principles in American Law: Controlling Excessive Government Actions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195324938
eISBN:
9780199869411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324938.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Numerous constitutional and subconstitutional limitations on criminal liability embody one or more proportionality principles. Limiting retributive liability principles underlie constitutional rules ... More


Guantánamo in the Province of the Hague?

Daniel Herwitz

in When Governments Break the Law: The Rule of Law and the Prosecution of the Bush Administration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741399
eISBN:
9780814786567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741399.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter suggests that certain abusive treatments of prisoners at Guantánamo may arguably be considered crimes against humanity. It examines the most appropriate human rights instruments to ... More


Habeas for the Twenty-First Century: Uses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ

Nancy J. King and Joseph L. Hoffmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226436975
eISBN:
9780226436968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436968.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

For centuries, the writ of habeas corpus has served as an important safeguard against miscarriages of justice, and today it remains at the center of some of the most contentious issues of our ... More


Indian Law Jurisprudence in the Modern Era: A Common Law Approach Without Constitutional Principle

Frank Pommersheim

in Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199915736
eISBN:
9780190260262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199915736.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses how modern Indian Law jurisprudence has focused on three major concerns: regulating state authority in Indian country, regulating tribal authority over non-Indians and ... More


Interpretation in International Law as a Transcultural Project

René Provost

in Interpretation in International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198725749
eISBN:
9780191792731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725749.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Taking testimonies before the SCSL recounting various episodes of cannibalism as an example, the chapter explores how international law can create a narrative of legality in relation to such an act. ... More


The Invasions and the Defences: Crime and Criminal Law

O. Chinnappa Reddy

in The Court and the Constitution of India: Summit and Shallows

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066286
eISBN:
9780199081462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066286.003.0038
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In India, the jurisprudence of criminal law has been a sadly neglected subject. The Supreme Court is generally satisfied with the facts, and if necessary, the interpretation of the particular statute ... More


Law and Morality at War

Adil Ahmad Haque

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687398
eISBN:
9780191767180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687398.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book integrates legal analysis and moral philosophy. It seeks to defend, interpret, implement, and reform the law of armed conflict. It argues that the law of armed conflict should provide ... More


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