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Download Race and Ethnicity in the Juvenile Justice System by Tina L. Freiburger,Kareem L. Jordan PDF

By Tina L. Freiburger,Kareem L. Jordan

Race and Ethnicity within the Juvenile Justice System presents a complete empirical exam of the position of race and ethnicity within the juvenile courtroom. utilizing empirical examine as a starting place, the authors study how race and ethnicity impact a number of determination issues for formative years coming into the juvenile procedure, together with arrest, referral, petition, pre-adjudication free up, adjudication, and disposition. The authors floor the decision-making in a separate bankruptcy that solely specializes in theories that may be used to provide an explanation for the position of race and ethnicity in juvenile justice processing.

Additionally, there's an exam of the way group elements differentially influence decision-making according to the race/ethnicity of teenybopper, the position of race/ethnicity within the perform of shifting formative years to grownup court docket, and the way race impacts juveniles’ perceptions of police and the juvenile process. additionally, the authors empirically research the function of race/ethnicity at the processing of prestige offenders and the way it affects woman involvement in delinquency.

In framing all of those salient matters within the right context, the authors offer a ancient research of the function of race in improvement of the juvenile court docket approach and the way diversified races have been taken care of either prior to and after the juvenile court’s implementation. The underlying subject matter of the textual content is that each one races/ethnicities of teenybopper weren't at first served by means of or intended to learn from the juvenile courtroom. accordingly, the ongoing racial and ethnic disparities at present saw within the approach may be traced to the pre-juvenile court docket era.

“In Race and Ethnicity within the Juvenile Justice System, Tina Freiburger and Kareem Jordan offer an informative, entire, and remarkable assessment of a subject matter of serious value. it is a needs to learn for these attracted to race, ethnicity, gender and social regulate within the juvenile justice system.” 

Michael J. Leiber, collage of South Florida

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Download Internetrecht: Grundlagen - Streitfragen - Aktuelle by Hetmank PDF

By Hetmank

Das web ist mit seiner nahezu unüberblickbaren Fülle an Informationen und Möglichkeiten das zentrale Medium der globalen Informationsgesellschaft geworden. Indem die Neuerungen der modernen Kommunikationstechnik, wie etwa Digitalisierung und weltweite Vernetzung in allen Lebensbereichen zu tiefgreifenden Veränderungen führen, wird auch das Recht in seiner Funktion als Ordnungsrahmen und Steuerungsinstrument mit völlig neuen Problemen konfrontiert. In dem Buch werden die vielfältigen und bisweilen auch komplexen Zusammenhänge des Internetrechts anschaulich, aber auch umfassend dargestellt. Neben der Darstellung der bei der Nutzung des Internets auftretenden spezifischen Rechtsfragen bietet das Werk Hinweise und Beispiele zu wichtigen Streitfragen und aktuellen Entwicklungen. Schwerpunkte sind insbesondere internetspezifische Rechtsfragen des Vertragsrechts sowie des Marken-, Urheber-, Datenschutz-, Wettbewerbs- und Haftungsrechts.

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Download Criminal Genius: A Portrait of High-IQ Offenders by James C. Oleson PDF

By James C. Oleson

For years, criminologists have studied the connection among crime and below-average intelligence, concluding that offenders own IQ ratings 8-10 issues less than these of non-offenders. Little, besides the fact that, is understood concerning the legal habit of these with above-average IQ ratings. This publication presents many of the first empirical information regarding the self-reported crimes of individuals with genius-level IQ rankings. Combining quantitative information from seventy two assorted offenses with qualitative facts from forty four follow-up interviews, this e-book describes the character of high-IQ crime whereas laying off gentle on a inhabitants of offenders frequently neglected in study and sensationalized in media.    

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Download The Arts of Imprisonment: Control, Resistance and by Leonidas K. Cheliotis PDF

By Leonidas K. Cheliotis

the humanities - spanning the visible, layout, acting, media, musical, and literary genres - represent another lens wherein to appreciate state-sanctioned punishment and its position in public attention. probably this is often specially so in relation to imprisonment: its nature, its features, and the ways that those sign in in public perceptions and needs, have traditionally and to a point inherently been intertwined with the humanities. however the items of this intertwinement have on no account been consistent or uniform. certainly, simply as exploring imprisonment and its public meanings in the course of the lens of the humanities may perhaps demonstrate hitherto obscured situations of social keep watch over inside of or outdoors prisons, so too it will possibly discover a wealthy and doubtless inspirational archive of resistance to them. This edited assortment sheds gentle either on kingdom use of the humanities for the needs of controlling prisoners and the wider public, and the use made from the humanities through prisoners and parts of the wider public as instruments of resistance to penal states. The publication additionally features a variety of chapters that tackle arts-in-prisons programmes, making specified contributions to the literature on their philosophy, formation, operation, effectiveness, and learn review, in addition to taking care to discover the politics surrounding and underpinning those a number of themes.

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Download The Language of Fraud Cases by Roger W. Shuy PDF

By Roger W. Shuy

within the Language of Fraud circumstances, Roger Shuy follows the now well-established layout of his past volumes on language and legislation. He discusses right here 8 instances that he himself has consulted on, and that illustrate how linguistics can assist to resolve some of the difficulties that come up in attempting to outline fraudulent language within the context of legislation. He examines speech occasions, schemas, agendas, speech acts, conversational thoughts, in addition to smaller language devices corresponding to sentences, words, phrases, and sounds, and discusses how those can play an incredible position in determining fraud situations. The instances selected for this quantity hinge on recorded language proof, making them fairly suitable for linguistic research, and contain instances of presidency contracts, EPA laws, overseas corrupt company practices, exchange secrets and techniques, cash laundering, securities buying and selling, artwork robbery, and value solving. via his exam of those circumstances, Shuy demonstrates the numerous contribution of linguistic analytical method to the certainty of language proof and its good fortune in revealing willful makes use of of fraudulent language to accomplish monetary gain.

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Download Praxiswissen Geldwäscheprävention: Aktuelle Anforderungen by Achim Diergarten,Steffen Barreto da Rosa PDF

By Achim Diergarten,Steffen Barreto da Rosa

Das Thema "Geldwäscheprävention" ist aktueller und der Handlungsdruck für die Verpflichteten nach dem Geldwäschegesetz (GwG) größer denn je: Das GwG enthält nicht nur eine Fülle von kaum mehr überschaubaren Pflichten für alle Verpflichteten - auch die Kontrolldichte durch die Aufsichtsbehörden nimmt merklich zu, wobei Sanktionen bei Verstößen gegen das Geldwäschegesetz in Zukunft drastisch verschärft werden, wie die four. EU-Geldwäscherichtlinie deutlich zeigt. Letztlich kann leichtfertig falsches Verhalten auch zu einer Strafbarkeit wegen Geldwäsche führen.
Das vorliegende Praxiswerk richtet sich an alle Verpflichteten nach dem GwG - insbesondere auch an solche aus dem sog. Nichtfinanzbereich, d.h. Personen, die gewerblich mit Gütern handeln, Immobilienmakler, Anwälte, Steuerberater and so on.
Großer Wert wird dabei auf leichte Verständlichkeit gelegt: Die teils komplizierten Vorschriften werden umfassend und nachvollziehbar erläutert und mit zahlreichen Fallbeispielen aus der langjährigen Praxis der Autoren unterlegt. Ziel ist es, mögliche "Stolpersteine" aufzuzeigen und Anleitungen zu richtigem (gesetzeskonformem) Verhalten zu geben.

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Download The Making of Criminal Justice Policy by Sue Hobbs,Christopher Hamerton PDF

By Sue Hobbs,Christopher Hamerton

This new textbook will offer scholars of criminology with a greater knowing of legal justice coverage and, in doing so, bargains a framework for analysing the social, fiscal and political methods that form its production. The booklet adopts a policy-oriented method of legal justice, connecting the research of criminology to the broader examine of British govt, public management and politics.

Throughout the publication the focal point is on key debates and competing views on how coverage judgements are made. Recognising that modern legal justice policymakers function in a hugely politicised, public area lower than the gaze of an ever-increasing number of teams, organizations and people who have a stake in a specific coverage factor, the publication explores how and why those humans search to steer policymaking. It additionally recognises that legal coverage differs from different components of public coverage, as coverage judgements have an effect on the freedom and freedoms of voters. all through, key rules and debates are associated with wider sociology, criminology and social coverage theory.

Key good points include:

  • a foreword via Tim Newburn, major criminologist and writer of Criminology (2nd version, 2013),

  • a serious and educated research of the recommendations, rules and institutional practices that form felony justice coverage making,

  • an exploration of the connection among felony justice and wider social coverage,

  • a serious research of the controversy approximately how and why behaviour turns into outlined as requiring a felony justice resolution,

  • a variety of case reports, initiatives, seminar questions and prompt additional readings to maintain the coed engaged.

This textual content is ideal for college students taking modules in criminology; felony justice; and social and public coverage, in addition to these taking classes on legal and administrative legislation.

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Download Sexuality and the Law: Feminist Engagements by Vanessa Munro,Carl Stychin PDF

By Vanessa Munro,Carl Stychin

‘Rediscovering’ the peculiarity of feminist views, instead of studying the wider diversity of gender-oriented analyses, within the quarter of felony law and sexuality, this edited assortment avoids the ‘reductionist' and 'essentialist' shortcomings of ‘feminism unmodified’.

With a considerable introductory bankruptcy, written through the editors, summarizing the country of the legislations on middle features of sexuality and offering a severe appraisal of the major subject matters and issues, it analyzes and transcends the conventional dichotomised considering (e.g coercion/choice, victim/agent) concerning the legislation of gender matters. It addresses a large diversity of key issues including:

  • crime

  • the family members and child

  • contract legislation

  • jurisprudence

  • public and foreign law.

Offering an area within which to re-vitalize a feminist perception of sexuality, this ebook is an important learn for legislation scholars drawn to the felony implications of gender and sexuality.

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Download Environmental Crime in Transnational Context: Global Issues by Toine Spapens,Rob White,Wim Huisman PDF

By Toine Spapens,Rob White,Wim Huisman

Environmental crime is without doubt one of the so much ecocnomic and quickest becoming components of foreign illegal activity. The expanding cross-border scope of environmental crimes and harms is among the the explanation why governments and the enforcement group have hassle to find the right kind responses. legislations enforcement cooperation among western industrialized states is frequently time eating and difficult, and the issues bring up exponentially whilst environmental criminals benefit from occasions the place executive and legislations enforcement are vulnerable.

This e-book offers an outline of the advancements and difficulties within the box of transnational environmental crimes and harms, addressing those concerns from views equivalent to enforcement, deterrence, compliance and emission buying and selling schemes. Divided into 4 elements, the authors ponder international matters in eco-friendly criminology, responses to transnational environmental crimes and harms, substitute the way to wrestle environmental crime, and particular forms of crimes and criminological study.

Discussing those issues from the view of eco-friendly criminology, sociology and governance, this booklet should be of significant curiosity to all these occupied with the transnational dimensions of crime and the environment.

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Download Texas DWI Defense: The Law and Practice by James Nesci,Mimi Coffey PDF

By James Nesci,Mimi Coffey

For even the main professional Texas lawyer, protecting DWI instances has continuously provided designated demanding situations. at the present time mounting a profitable protection is more challenging than ever. Now you will have the virtue with Texas DWI security: The legislations and perform. this article and DVD include additional info than the other resource that will help you reach a winning verdict.

Written by way of James Nesci, Board qualified through the nationwide collage for DUI security and Mimi Coffey, a Texas DWI legislations specialist, Texas DWI safety: The legislations and perform guarantees that you simply comprehend the chemical, organic and technological options and concerns underlying DWI prosecution and safeguard within the country of Texas. The authors give you the most modern details on hand on key components of DWI legislation within the nation of Texas together with: DWI Investigations, using and box Sobriety checking out, Drug reputation assessment and Chemical checking out, Blood Alcohol Calculations, Pre-Trial Investigations and Motions, perform, Plea bargains and Agreements, DWI Trial techniques, and more.

Many useful instruments and functions designed to streamline and simplify the complicated DWI safeguard technique were built besides this booklet. they're all incorporated on an advantage DVD — so that you can find, evaluate and print them out in an issue of seconds. The significant other DVD comprises NHTSA stories, articles and visible detection video clips, in addition to extended sections on Texas legislation and procedure.

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