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An introduction to comparative legal models of criminal justice

Author: Cliff Roberson; Dilip K Das
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2008.
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While in Plato's time there may have been some truth to his belief that there can only be one single justice, and one single law, such is not the case today. Criminal justice systems vary widely across the world in their approaches to the problem of crime. This book presents the theme that a country's legal model to a great extent determines the character of its police and corrections as well as its legal system. It  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cliff Roberson; Dilip K Das
ISBN: 9781420065923 1420065920
OCLC Number: 214064841
Description: xv, 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: An introduction to the study of comparative legal models --
Common law model : the courts --
Policing and corrections under the common law model --
Civil law model : the courts --
Policing and corrections under the civil law model --
The Islamic law model : the courts --
Policing and corrections under the Islamic legal model --
The socialist law model : the courts --
Policing and corrections under the socialist law model --
Mixed law models --
International courts --
International criminal justice agencies and associations.
Responsibility: Cliff Roberson and Dilip K. Das.
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Examining different types of criminal justice systems and the legal models that shape them, this work uses examples to highlight five basic legal foundation models: continental, common law, Islamic,  Read more...

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