|Abstract||Since the late 1980s, efforts made by the international community to deal with the complex and global problem of money laundering have stimulated the creation and definition of the so-called 'international crime of money laundering', which is included in various United Nations and Council of Europe international treaties, as well as European Union Directives. The Central purpose of this thesis is to investigate if the main goal of effectiveness i ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Subject||Law Comparative Law Criminal Law ? Jurisprudence Criminal Law ? Human rights EU Law Legal philosophy Socio-legal studies Public international law Political science Economics Financial economics Macro and international economics Criminology ? Security,Rights and Justice Criminology ? Extra-legal Governance and Organised Crime Human rights Philosophy of law Socio-legal studies Sociology|
This thesis sets out to provide a deep analysis of the mechanisms for review of convictions in New Zealand and England after initial appeal rights are exhausted, and to identify the key areas of similarity and difference between these systems, the reasons for these differences, and their implications.
The appeal systems in each jurisdiction are briefly examined, alongside the pressures and restrictions on their functioning. Particular at ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Creator||Malcolm David Birdling;|
|Subject||Comparative Law Criminal Law Criminal Law ? Human rights Criminology|
When the United States Supreme Court approved the reinstatement of the death penalty in the United States in 1976, it did so based on the promise of new safeguards against comparative excessiveness and relative disproportionality resulting from jury sentencing in capital cases. As Justice Stevens noted in 2008, one of these safeguards – meaningful appellate review of death sentences – is, in practice, non-existent.
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|Creator||William W. Berry III;|
|Subject||Criminology Criminal Law Criminology ? Sentencing and Punishment Criminal Law ? Human rights|
|Abstract||The thesis looks at the legal responses to prostitution in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic under State Socialism and in Transition, and the understanding of gender equality therein. It argues that both, the legal regimes and the understandings of prostitution, varied between these periods. Under State Socialism, professional prostitutes were criminally liable under provisions on parasitism. In Transition, the ‘boom’ of prostitution after 19 ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Subject||Law Human rights European Law Criminal Law ? Human rights Gender Women Criminal Law Constitutional & administrative law Human smuggling and trafficking|