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Author Abels, Denis, editor

Title Complex Criminality / D. Abels, D. Bruin, H.G. van der Wilt (eds.)
Published The Hague : Eleven International Publishing, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (122 pages)
Contents Cover; Title page ; Table of contents; Complex Criminality -- an introduction; The Dutch law on drugs; Introduction; 1 Three level policy making; 1.1 The beginnings of an international drugs policy; 1.2 From international to domestic drug policy; 1.3 Role of the local authorities; 1.4 Hierarchy, limitations and complications; 1.5 National and local; 2. Conclusion; Bibliography; Experts and the ultimate issue rule; 1. Complex criminality and the use of experts; 2. Theory on fact finding in criminal trials; 3. The ultimate issue rule in England; 4. The ultimate issue rule in the Netherlands
2. Genocide studies: Instigating international crimes3. Foreign policy analysis: Dictators centre stage; 4. Sociology: Taking the differences into consideration; 5. Conclusion; Bibliography
3.3 Visibility of Mitigation, Aggravation, and Mid-Ground4. Conclusions; Bibliography; Expert evidence in criminal legal proceedings: three approaches to ensuring theaccuracy of expert evidence in criminal proceedings; Introduction; 1. Three approaches; 2. Criterion; 3. The first approach: minimum criteria; 4. The second approach: specialization; 5. The third approach: adversarial debate; 6. Conclusion; Bibliography; Dealing with dictators: the importance of interdisciplinary research when addressingcomplex criminality; Introduction; 1. Law: Extent of legal obligations
5. Conclusion: the need for a critical assessment of expert testimonyBibliography; Maintain Proportionate Sentencing in Rewarding Criminal Cooperators; Introduction; 1. Meritorious Service (ligong) in China; 1.1 Cooperator's Meritorious Service; 1.2 Legal Concessions from Criminal Justice Authorities; 2. Rewarding Assisting Offenders in England and Wales; 2.1 Cooperator's Assistance; 2.2 Legal Concessions from Criminal Justice Authorities; 3. Balancing Cooperation and Concession to Maintain; 3.1 Appropriate Credits for Assistance; 3.2 Sanctions on Non-Cooperation
Summary This book presents a collection of essays on complex criminality. These essays were written to commemorate a national gathering of PhD candidates, from criminal law departments of different universities, at the University of Amsterdam on the 6th of June 2014.'Complex criminality' is a very broad notion with many distinct meanings, e.g., complicated criminality -which may actually apply to all forms of criminality-, sophisticated criminality, common facts rendered more difficult to understand for lay persons as a result of translation into criminal legal jargon, or the systemic nature of certain crimes. This book offers the reader unique perspectives on complex criminality by authors from various fields of specialization
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters
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Subject Criminal law.
Drugs -- Law and legislation.
Form Electronic book
Author Bruin, Deborah, editor
Wilt, Harmen van der, 1955- editor
ISBN 9462746222 (electronic bk.)
9789462746220 (electronic bk.)