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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


Investigations

Hiroto Fujiwara and Stephan Parmentier

in International Prosecutors

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199554294
eISBN:
9780191751691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554294.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the first and crucial phase in ‘building a case’, that is, the criminal investigation. ‘International criminal investigation’ is defined as a process of searching, collecting, ... More


Narcoanalysis 1

A.G. Noorani and South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre

in Challenges to Civil Rights Guarantees in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074144
eISBN:
9780199080823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074144.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

After almost a decade of upholding the use of narcoanalysis by criminal investigation agencies, the Indian judiciary has finally recognised and condemned its abusive nature. In Smt. Selvi & Ors v. ... More


Supervision

Stefan Petrow

in Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office 1870–1914

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201656
eISBN:
9780191674976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201656.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the 19th century, the introduction of the role of detective was met by contempt and uncertainty. Detective methods such as spying were deemed offending particularly in liberal England. Although ... More


What Are the Rules If Everybody Wants to Play?: Multiple Federal and State Prosecutors (Acting) as Regulators

Sara Sun Beale

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/9780814787038.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the overlapping jurisdiction of federal and state prosecutors over corporate misconduct. It begins with an overview of concurrent criminal jurisdiction and the potential for ... More


Prosecutorial Control of Investigations in Europe: A Call For Judicial Oversight

Stefan Braum

in The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199844807
eISBN:
9780190260033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199844807.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter describes some basic problems of pretrial investigation in Europe, the reasons for these problems, and whether and how they can be overcome or at least handled. It presents actual ... More


Criminology: Social Crime, Individual Criminal

Louise McReynolds

in Murder Most Russian: True Crime and Punishment in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451454
eISBN:
9780801465901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451454.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the emergence of forensic medicine and its role in criminal investigations. In the nineteenth century, historian Roger Smith pointed out that “various so-called ‘knowledge ... More


Law and Order

Louise McReynolds

in Murder Most Russian: True Crime and Punishment in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451454
eISBN:
9780801465901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451454.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter details the judicial reforms of 1864. Tsar Alexander II signed the declaration of independence for the Russian judiciary on November 20, 1864, with the promise to make justice “swift, ... More


The Role of Criminal Law

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter chronicles an unprecedented wave of criminal investigations and trials of central political figures, which occurred after Aharon Barak was appointed chief justice and Benjamin Netanyahu ... More


The Drug Detectives

Matthew Bacon

in Taking Care of Business: Police Detectives, Drug Law Enforcement and Proactive Investigation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199687381
eISBN:
9780191813375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687381.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews the police studies literature on detectives and criminal investigations in order to provide a platform on which to consider the ethnographic exploration of those specialist ... More


Speaking Truth to Power: Confidential Informants and Police Investigations

Dean A. Dabney and Richard Tewksbury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520290464
eISBN:
9780520964624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290464.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Confidential informants have long occupied central role in the criminal investigation efforts of law enforcement authorities. Yet, there exists minimal contemporary scholarship to help illuminate the ... More


Making Cases

Matthew Bacon

in Taking Care of Business: Police Detectives, Drug Law Enforcement and Proactive Investigation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199687381
eISBN:
9780191813375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687381.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides an account of the everyday realities of the war on drugs by examining the dynamics and dilemmas of how drug investigations are planned, authorized, and carried out after a case ... More


The Police in Latin America

Marcelo Bergman

in More Money, More Crime: Prosperity and Rising Crime in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190608774
eISBN:
9780190608804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608774.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Economic Sociology

This chapter focuses on the limited success of the police in improving public safety in most countries of the region, showing that in most countries law enforcement agencies have been unable to lead ... More


Licensing Criminals

Matthew Bacon

in Taking Care of Business: Police Detectives, Drug Law Enforcement and Proactive Investigation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199687381
eISBN:
9780191813375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687381.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with a review of the academic literature in order to explore the police informer/handler relationship and attempts to reform the use and regulation of police informers. Particular ... More


The Olmert Investigations

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter details the string of criminal investigations into Ehud Olmert’s affairs during his term as the sitting prime minister. He had been the target of multiple investigations which were ... More


Intelligence-Led Investigation

Matthew Bacon

in Taking Care of Business: Police Detectives, Drug Law Enforcement and Proactive Investigation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199687381
eISBN:
9780191813375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687381.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the rise of intelligence-led policing and its impact on proactive detective work and the initiation of drug law enforcement operations. Particular attention is paid to the ... More


Siam's New Detectives: Visualizing Crime and Conspiracy in Modern Thailand

Samson W. Lim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855253
eISBN:
9780824869106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855253.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Siam’s New Detectives: Visualizing Crime and Conspiracy in Modern Thailand is an analytical history of the visual tools—fingerprints, maps, diagrams, and photographs—employed by the Thai police when ... More


Detecting Change and the Future of Drug Law Enforcement

Matthew Bacon

in Taking Care of Business: Police Detectives, Drug Law Enforcement and Proactive Investigation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199687381
eISBN:
9780191813375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687381.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter pulls together some key findings in order to consider the extent to which detective practices were affected by the formal structural context of policing and explain why some behaviours ... More


Epilogue

Miriam Boeri

in Hurt: Chronicles of the Drug War Generation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293465
eISBN:
9780520966710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293465.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The book ends with the climax of Harry’s story, written as a slice-of-life account in the first person—from a perspective only he can tell. Bringing readers to the present time, Boeri narrates a ... More


Mythologized Founding Fathers

Malcolm Anderson

in In Thrall to Political Change: Police and Gendarmerie in France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199693641
eISBN:
9780191803758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693641.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the myth about the omnipresence of the police in France. It first considers the reputation of the police as spies and agents provocateurs before turning to Eugène-François ... More


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