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The Rise and Fall of Perjury Prosecutions

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the midcentury turn to perjury prosecutions as the main guarantor of testimonial veracity, and the prosecution of perjurers over the ensuing decades, revealing how a ... More


Wildlife Trafficking

Simon Mackenzie

in Transnational Criminology: Trafficking and Global Criminal Markets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529203783
eISBN:
9781529203820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203783.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses wildlife trafficking in four sections: the nature and extent of the harm; the structure of wildlife trafficking (considered in terms of source, transit and market); regulation ... More


Wildlife for Sport

Angus Nurse and Tanya Wyatt

in Wildlife Criminology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204346
eISBN:
9781529204384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204346.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores the killing of wildlife in the name of sport via an examination of shooting, fisheries, game, and poaching. The chapter examines the extent to which legal activities such as ... More


Wildlife and Interpersonal Violence

Angus Nurse and Tanya Wyatt

in Wildlife Criminology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204346
eISBN:
9781529204384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204346.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores the links between non-human animal abuse and interpersonal violence with a specific focus on the extent to which harm caused to wildlife may be an indicator of violent ... More


Poaching Wars

in The Liverpool Underworld: Crime in the City, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316999
eISBN:
9781846317064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317064.015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of animal poaching in Liverpool during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It explains that poaching was a double test of skill for criminals because it ... More


Conservation of carnivorous plants

Charles Clarke, Adam Cross, and Barry Rice

in Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198779841
eISBN:
9780191825873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779841.003.0027
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Approximately 20% of carnivorous plant species are threatened worldwide. Key threats include habitat degradation and loss, altered fire regimes or hydrology, and collection of plants for trade. In ... More


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