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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


The Accused and the Indictment

Neil Boister and Robert Cryer

in The Tokyo International Military Tribunal - A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278527
eISBN:
9780191706950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278527.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the process of selecting the accused, the selection made, and the charges laid in the Indictment. The discussion of selection covers a number of sub-issues including the legal ... More


The Law on Judicial Authority and Judicial Independence

Mahmud Al-khudayri

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

According to Article 78 of the judicial authority law, “A department of judicial inspection shall be formed in the ministry of justice to inspect the work of judges and presidents of courts of first ... More


The General Prosecutor between the Judicial and Executive Authorities

Abdallah Khalil

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With the establishment of the mixed courts in 1875, Egypt became the first Arab country to incorporate the office of the general prosecutor into its legal system. Since then, that office has been ... More


Remains to Be Seen: Witness for the Prosecution

GENE D. PHILLIPS

in Some Like It Wilder: The Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125701
eISBN:
9780813135403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125701.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Witness for the Prosecution began its artistic life as a short story that Agatha Christie published in 1933 in Britain in a volume titled The Hound of Death. The story was published in the United ... More


Film and Video Censorship in Contemporary Britain

Julian Petley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625383
eISBN:
9780748670871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625383.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

How does film and video censorship operate in Britain? Why does it exist? And is it too strict? Starting in 1979, the birth of the domestic video industry — and the first year of the Thatcher ... More


Criminal Justice and Taxation

Peter Alldridge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198755838
eISBN:
9780191816963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755838.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Law of Obligations

The book considers the development of tax evasion offences and the relationship between them and the pertinent evidential rules, prosecution structures, and decision-making processes. It gives a ... More


‘The Way Things Are Now’: An Interview with Robin Duval

Julian Petley

in Film and Video Censorship in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625383
eISBN:
9780748670871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625383.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Robin Duval. One of the difficulties with the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) throughout a large part of its history was that it left an awfully ... More


The Trial

Robert G. Lawson

in Who Killed Betty Gail Brown?: Murder, Mistrial, and Mystery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174624
eISBN:
9780813174655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174624.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

When Judge Joseph Bradley opened court on October 4, 1965, for the murder trial of Alex Arnold, he found amost unusual situation: a courtroom without a single empty seatand with an overflow crowd ... More


Abdicated Legacy: The Prosecution’s Use of Evidence from Milošević

Florence Hartmann

in The Milošević Trial: An Autopsy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199795840
eISBN:
9780199345274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795840.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Since Miloševićs death, several new trials associated with his regime have begun at the ICTY. They involve principal members of Serbia's or the FRY's state apparatus engaged in the same JCE alleged ... More


The Spider and the System: Milošević and Joint Criminal Enterprise

Harmen van der Wilt

in The Milošević Trial: An Autopsy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199795840
eISBN:
9780199345274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795840.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the Prosecution's use of the doctrine of joint criminal enterprise (JCE) to hold Milošević responsible for genocide. The choice of JCE relaxed the burden on the Prosecution to ... More


Policing, prosecution and punishment

Joe McGrath

in Corporate and white-collar crime in Ireland: A new architecture of regulatory enforcement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090660
eISBN:
9781781708378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090660.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 4 explored how the use of conventional crime methods and political and social apathy on corporate wrongdoing impacted on the enforcement of the traditional framework. It is contended that the ... More


The Importance of Breach of the Peace

Pamela R Ferguson

in Breach of the Peace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861490
eISBN:
9781474406130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861490.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This Chapter suggests that the crime of breach of the peace is of greater importance than one might imagine. Although the behaviour of the accused in most breach of the peace cases reflects ... More


The Knight of the Burning Pestle and the Menace of the Audience

Bill Angus

in Intelligence and Metadrama in the Early Modern Theatre

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474432917
eISBN:
9781474459648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432917.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In The Knight of the Burning Pestle, Francis Beaumont offers a satire of his dramatic working conditions and the precarious nature of his own authority in relation to that of a potentially informing ... More


Reporting as Risk: The Dangers of Criminal Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Stephanie Fohring

in Preventing Sexual Violence: Problems and Possibilities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203769
eISBN:
9781529203776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203769.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

For many victims of sexual violence, the trauma does not end with the incident itself, but may be drawn out for several months or even years. Secondary victimisation caused by conscious or ... More


Cover-Up

Alan McPherson

in Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653501
eISBN:
9781469653525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653501.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins Part Three, “Prosecution,” which chronicles the pursuit of justice in Chile against Manuel Contreras, Pedro Espinoza, and Armando Fernández. US courts previously indicted the ... More


Investigation and Prosecution Structures

Peter Alldridge

in Criminal Justice and Taxation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198755838
eISBN:
9780191816963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755838.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Law of Obligations

Evasion prosecutions have always been different from the general run of those organized by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). There have been changes over years in the organization of prosecutions. ... More


Enforcement

Hugo D. Lodge

in Blackstone’s Guide to The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198844778
eISBN:
9780191932410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844778.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

By way of context, OFSI issues monetary penalties for sanctions breaches, under section 146 of the Policing and Crime Act 2017. This basic mechanism is preserved by the 2018 Act.


Complaints of Sexual Abuse and the Decline of Objective Prosecuting

Luke Gittos

in Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723301
eISBN:
9780191789700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723301.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal Profession and Ethics

The argument of this chapter is that the last decade has seen a shift away from objectivity in the prosecution of sex cases. This shift has taken two primary forms. The first is the passing of new ... More


Overview of Transitional Justice Options and the United States Role in Transitional Justice

Zachary D. Kaufman

in United States Law and Policy on Transitional Justice: Principles, Politics, and Pragmatics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190243494
eISBN:
9780190243524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243494.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides background and context concerning U.S. policy on transitional justice by presenting the panoply of options for addressing suspected atrocity perpetrators and the U.S. experience ... More


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