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The Criminal Prosecution of Pirates and Armed Robbers at Sea

Robin Geiß and Anna Petrig

in Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea: The Legal Framework for Counter-Piracy Operations in Somalia and the Gulf of Aden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609529
eISBN:
9780191729751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609529.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Part 4 focuses on the criminal prosecution of alleged pirates and armed robbers at sea. It discusses what substantive criminal norms the prosecution of acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea could ... More


Introduction

Anja Seibert-Fohr

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569328
eISBN:
9780191721502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569328.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the growing relevance of prosecution in international law and outlines this historical development. With the increased emphasis on criminal matters, a critical question of ... More


Principled Criminal Prosecution and Half-Loaves

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/9780199641468.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In some instances, state officials offer defendants substantial waiver rewards because they recognize that the evidence which they have is short of conclusive. It is thought better to secure some ... More


The Law of Command Responsibility

Guénaël Mettraux

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559329
eISBN:
9780191705304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559329.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

The book studies the law of command or superior responsibility under international law. Born in the aftermath of the Second World War, the doctrine of superior responsibility provides that a military ... More


Deferred Prosecution Agreements on Trial: Lessons from the Law of Unconstitutional Conditions

Richard A. Epstein

in Prosecutors in the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787038
eISBN:
9780814709375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787038.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the appropriate limit of deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) in light of the serious dangers in using any principle of corporate criminal liability. It begins with an ... More


The Long Drift from Morality Play to Machine

Stephanos Bibas

in The Machinery of Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195374681
eISBN:
9780199933204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374681.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter traces the history of the shift from the popular ideal of criminal justice as a morality play to a speedy plea-bargaining machine, hidden and insulated from the public. Three major ... More


Who Will Prosecute Piracy in Africa?

Efthymios Papastavridis

in The International Criminal Court and Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198810568
eISBN:
9780191847837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810568.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The prosecution of piracy and armed robbery off the Somali coast has been at the centre of political and academic discourse since the initiation of the counter-piracy campaign. Notwithstanding the ... More


Crimes of Terror: The Legal and Political Implications of Federal Terrorism Prosecutions

Wadie E. Said

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199969494
eISBN:
9780190234171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969494.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The U.S. government's power to categorize individuals as terrorist suspects and therefore ineligible for certain long-standing constitutional protections has expanded exponentially since 9/11, all ... More


Introduction to a Complex Problem

James T. O’Reilly and Margaret S. P. Chalmers

in The Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis and the Legal Responses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199937936
eISBN:
9780199350209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937936.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Private International Law

Abuse of children and teens by clergy is a crime, but the greater scandal for organized religious denominations has been how their leaders ineptly responded to these violations. This text explains ... More


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