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Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis

Michelle Madden Dempsey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562169
eISBN:
9780191705298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562169.001.1
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

What should public prosecutors do when victims withdraw support for domestic violence prosecutions? This book defends the claim that (within the realm of justified/permissible action) prosecutors ... More


Delayed Prosecution for Childhood Sexual Abuse

Penney Lewis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199282289
eISBN:
9780191705441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282289.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

That childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is one of society's most pressing concerns is not in doubt. Not only is serious harm, both mental and physical, frequently caused to the victim, but families and ... More


Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book analyses the Uruguayan and Chilean experiences with the transitional politics of truth and justice regarding past human rights violations. These policies are shaped by the legacy of ... More


War, Peace, and Memory Politics in Central America *

Rachel Sieder

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers the role of ‘memory politics’ – understood as the combination of official and unofficial attempts to deal with the legacy of past violations – in the struggle for ... More


The “Get‐Tough” 1980s

Ted Gest

in Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

By 1980, the violence rate had reached its highest level in memory, including a modern record of more than 23,000 homicides. The victor in the presidential race that year, Ronald Reagan, was ... More


Negotiating Truth, Justice, and Pardons Under the Concertación Governments of Aylwin 1990–1993 and Frei 1993—

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this second chapter of Part III of the book (Truth and Justice under Successor Democratic Regimes), an examination is made of how the issues of truth and justice were dealt with under democratic ... More


The New Brazilian Public Prosecution: An Agent of Accountability

Maria Tereza Sadek and Rosângela Batista Cavalcanti

in Democratic Accountability in Latin America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199256372
eISBN:
9780191602368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256373.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the performance of the Public Prosecution — a Brazilian institution tasked with exercising oversight and control over public administration — and its impact on democracy. It is ... More


Women in the London Book Trade

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 1 discusses women printers, publishers, booksellers, ballad-singers, hawkers, and other material producers and distributors of printed texts. It provides an overview of their commercial ... More


Making, Tracing, and Erasing Seditious Intentions

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 2 turns to the material which forms the basis for the central argument of Part 1: that women printworkers were not merely the producers and distributors of other people's political ideas. As ... More


Law as Last Resort: Prosecution Decision-Making in a Regulatory Agency

Keith Hawkins

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243891
eISBN:
9780191714184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243891.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This is a book about the life of the legal system. Its object is to illustrate a way of thinking about decision-making using the example of prosecution cases in a regulatory agency. The study focuses ... More


Juvenal and the Delatores

J. G. F. Powell

in Ancient Historiography and its Contexts: Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558681
eISBN:
9780191720888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558681.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter enquires into the objects of attack in Juvenal's second satire — traditionally called ‘philosophers’, ‘moralists’, or ‘hypocrites’ — and identifies them as élite Romans who prosecuted in ... More


Accountability

Aryeh Neier

in The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135151
eISBN:
9781400841875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135151.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses that a major goal of the international human rights movement has been to secure accountability for especially grave abuses. This focus has led to the so-called “truth ... More


Human Trafficking and Smuggling

Susan Martin and Amber Callaway

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Human trafficking is the third largest and fastest growing criminal industry in the world. It affects millions of people around the globe and reaps billions in profits. Trafficking is generally ... More


Introduction

Michelle Madden Dempsey

in Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562169
eISBN:
9780191705298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562169.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This introductory chapter explains the context in which the author of this book became intrigued by the moral questions raised by domestic-violence prosecution and the tools employed in this book to ... More


Domestic-violence Prosecution: Justification and Effectiveness

Michelle Madden Dempsey

in Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562169
eISBN:
9780191705298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562169.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter returns to the question which motivates the book's investigation: What should public prosecutors do when victims withdraw their support for the prosecution of domestic-violence cases? In ... More


Victims and Prosecutions

Michelle Madden Dempsey

in Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562169
eISBN:
9780191705298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562169.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the rights and duties of domestic-violence victims with respect to participating in the prosecution of domestic-violence cases. First, it revisits and expands upon the ... More


General Introduction and Overview

Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an overview of the criminal justice system during the early 19th century. Stark mismatches became increasingly identifiable between evolving social and political expectations ... More


The Trial: Adversarial Characteristics and Responsibilities; Pre-trial and Trial Procedures

Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows that throughout the 19th century, significant changes occurred in the roles and personnel of law enforcement, along with a drip feed of ameliorative state measures. Such ... More


Conclusion

Michelle Madden Dempsey

in Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562169
eISBN:
9780191705298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562169.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This concluding chapter addresses broad questions regarding the use of prosecution (and criminal law more generally) to address violence against women. Along the way, it addresses the critique that ... More


Growth and Crisis: Nîmes’s Protestants, 1547–1559

Allan A. Tulchin

in That Men Would Praise the Lord: The Reformation in Nimes, 1530-1570

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736522
eISBN:
9780199866229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736522.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter charts the conversion of Nîmes’s early Protestants using a variety of measures: rising heresy prosecutions; emigration to Geneva; and changing formulas in notarial acts. It also charts ... More


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