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The Rome Statute and the Constitution of World Society

Jason Ralph

in Defending the Society of States: Why America Opposes the International Criminal Court and its Vision of World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214310
eISBN:
9780191706615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214310.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter demonstrates how the Rome Statute creates a Court that is legally separate from the society of states. To the extent that it gives victims of core crimes a means of legal redress that ... More


Contemporary Crime Politics in Congress

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Drawing on three datasets of congressional hearings on crime, this chapter offers a picture of the interest group environment at the national level that is decidedly skewed toward government ... More


Banishment and the Criminal Justice System

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

in Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter presents evidence of growth in the use of banishment and in the spatial extent of exclusion zones. It describes different sources of political pressure on the police and prosecutors to ... More


Can Animals Sue?

Cass R. Sunstein

in Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter addresses the question of whether animals should be allowed to sue. It argues that, at a minimum, lawsuits should be permitted, on animals' behalf, to ensure compliance with existing ... More


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


The Legal Profession

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the legal profession in Japan. Judges, public prosecutors, and attorneys form a distinct group of professions called the hōsō. All members of the hōsō are required to pass the ... More


Prosecutors: What They Are and What They Do

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/9780199562169.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter outlines an account of prosecutors and prosecutorial action, providing a rough basis for understanding what we consider when we consider prosecutors and prosecution, by attempting to ... More


When Lawyers Work for the Government

RICHARD W. PAINTER

in Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on government lawyers. Topics covered include lawyers' fiduciary duty of loyalty to their client, their response to political superiors acting unreasonably, conflicts of ... More


Nayman of Noland

Philip Kitcher

in Joyce's Kaleidoscope: An Invitation to Finnegans Wake

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195321029
eISBN:
9780199851317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321029.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers a character that embodies a quite different vision of human life, the frightened dreamer of the upstairs bedroom, Shem the Penman. Shem, it suggests, offers a vision of how a ... More


Lessons from Criminal Law: How Immigration Prosecutorial Discretion Compares to the Criminal System

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia and Leon Wildes

in Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Cases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479829224
eISBN:
9781479807543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829224.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explains how immigration prosecutorial discretion relates to the criminal system. It describes the special role of police and prosecutors and the stages at which prosecutorial discretion ... More


Delay, Lost or Destroyed Evidence, and Adverse Publicity

Andrew L-T Choo

in Abuse of Process and Judicial Stays of Criminal Proceedings

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199280834
eISBN:
9780191712876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280834.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the applicability of the abuse of process doctrine in the context of delay, lost or destroyed evidence, and adverse publicity. It presents considerations that are relevant to a ... More


Prosecution Complex: America's Race to Convict and Its Impact on the Innocent

Daniel S. Medwed

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796245
eISBN:
9780814764350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796245.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

American prosecutors are asked to play two roles within the criminal justice system: they are supposed to be ministers of justice whose only goals are to ensure fair trials—and they are also ... More


Lincoln's Chief Avenger: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt

Elizabeth D. Leonard

in The Lincoln Assassination: Crime and Punishment, Myth and Memory A Lincoln Forum Book

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232260
eISBN:
9780823240784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232260.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents a thorough and revealing profile of Kentuckian Joseph Holt, who had served in the Lincoln administration as Judge Advocate General and, during the time these emotional funerals ... More


Prosecutors and the Death Penalty

Angela J. Davis

in Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195384734
eISBN:
9780199852369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384734.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter describes the link between prosecutors and the death penalty. It starts by presenting how prosecutors control the death penalty. The Death Penalty Information Center's study exposing and ... More


Back from the Dead: Wrongful Convictions and Criminal Justice in China

He Jiahong

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824856618
eISBN:
9780824868703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856618.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Through highlighting and telling the story of some real cases of wrongful conviction, this book introduces the present situation in the Chinese criminal justice system, and makes deep analysis of its ... More


Prosecutorial problems in gathering and analyzing the evidence

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0032
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the primary problems that law enforcement officers usually experienced in these case examples while gathering intelligence. It also considers the problems that are experienced ... More


The Rights of Persons During Investigations

Salvatore Zappalà

in Human Rights in International Criminal Proceedings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258918
eISBN:
9780191718120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258918.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Private International Law

This chapter begins by discussing the power of the Prosecutor to initiate investigations proprio motu. It discusses the necessity of preserving the integrity of proceedings without turning a blind ... More


Epilogue

Richard L. Lippke

in The Ethics of Plea Bargaining

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641468
eISBN:
9780191732195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641468.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The Epilogue discusses two practical problems raised by the book’s argument on behalf of more restrained forms of plea bargaining. The proposal to strictly limit and fix the sentence reductions ... More


Chile The Competition Law System and the Country’s Norms 1

Francisco Agüero and Santiago Montt

in The Design of Competition Law Institutions: Global Norms, Local Choices

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199670048
eISBN:
9780191744341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670048.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the history, institutional structure, mandate, procedural characteristics, and agency performance of Chile's competition law system. Chile's competition law authority is the ... More


Accomplishments and Problems: Does Deportation Work Within the Rule of Law?

Daniel Kanstroom

in Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199742721
eISBN:
9780199950348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742721.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter assesses the accomplishments and problems of the deportation system. It attempts to make out the best possible case in support of the system’s achievements and then to fairly evaluate its ... More


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