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            Nuremberg Trials

            Nuremberg Trials (Paperback)

            By Roland, Paul

            • RRP: $21.99
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            Providing a definitive account of the most imfamous trials of the last century, this book examines the Nazi atrocities at Nuremberg during the Second World War.

            ISBN 9781848374829
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2010
            Publisher Arcturus Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Justice on Trial: Radical Solutions for a System at Breaking Point

            Justice on Trial: Radical Solutions for a System at Breaking Point (Hardback)

            By Daw, Chris, QC

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Our justice system, once the envy of the world, is in a state of cardiac arrest. Crime has risen to record levels; serious violence, including knife crime, drug-related behaviour and gang activity are out of control. Social media and the internet are fuelling criminal activity by... providing places for criminals to operate and influence young people. In this book one of the UK's leading criminal defence barristers, Chris Daw QC, provides an insider's view of the justice system - complete with fascinating real-life accounts - and proposes radical solutions to some of the biggest challenges it now faces. After a brief introduction and outline of the history of justice in the UK and abroad, Chris presents his manifesto for the twenty-first century: he examines the use of prisons, both in the UK and the US on Alabama's 'Death Row'; he argues passionately for the legalization of drugs to destroy the criminal networks who traffic in their supply; he speaks to young people who are the perpetrators and victims of crime, delving into youth crime and the treatment of young offenders, and he examines the role of the internet as the new frontier of organised criminal activity. Finally, he asks us to move beyond the binary of 'good and evil', to adopt a more pragmatic and humane approach to justice - one that could allow Britain to have the lowest crime rate on Earth.
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            ISBN 9781472977885
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Native Land Court 1862-1887
             

            Native Land Court 1862-1887 (Paperback)

            By Boast, Richard

            • RRP: $262.50
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            The Native Land Court 1862-1887: A Historical Study, Cases and Commentary is the first ever authoritative published selection of the Native Land Court's principal decisions. It contains a full introduction explaining the history of the Court and contains over 100 principal cases ...each of which include full text and introductory commentary explaining the case and its significance. It includes cases from all over the country, ranging from the Houhora peninsula in the far North to Ruapuke Island in Fouveaux Strait, and includes such key decisions as the Oakura decision of the Compensation Court, the notorious Heretaunga block in Hawke's Bay, the Chatham Islands cases, and cases relating to the gift of the peaks of what is now Tongariro National Park. It will be of interest to iwi, legal practitioners, and historians and an indispensable reference tool for future work relating to the Native Land Court.
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            ISBN 9780864727657
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2013
            Publisher Brookers
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Lords of the Land: Indigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire
               

            Lords of the Land: Indigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire (Hardback)

            By Hickford, Mark

            Through focusing on the political history of New Zealand during its imperial settlement, this book offers a fresh assessment of the history of indigenous property rights. It shows how native title became a constitutional frame within which political authority was formed and conte...sted at the heart of Empire and the colonial peripheries.
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            ISBN 9780199568659
            Released NZ 22 Dec 2011
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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            A World History of War Crimes: From Antiquity to the Present
             

            A World History of War Crimes: From Antiquity to the Present (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Bryant, Professor Michael S.

            • RRP: $85.11
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            The greatly expanded and enhanced 2nd edition of A World History of War Crimes provides an authoritative and accessible introduction to the global history of war crimes and the laws of war. Tracing human efforts to limit warfare, from codes of war in antiquity designed to maintai...n a religiously conceived cosmic order to the gradual use in the modern age of the criminal trial as a means of enforcing universal humanitarian norms, Michael Bryant's book is a masterful one-volume account of the subject. This new edition includes, for the first time: * Two chapters providing extensive coverage of the Americas, Africa and the Middle East * Strengthened chronological boundaries - a new chapter on the Incas, Aztecs, Mayan, and North American Indian tribes, as well as more material across all regions in ancient times; discussion of contemporary war crimes committed in Afghanistan, Iraq, Myanmar and Syria * A historiographical essay to broaden your understanding of the field * An added final chapter focusing on the social, cultural and psychological aspects of the subject A World History of War Crimes is vital reading for anyone needing to understand the history of war in one of its most significant contexts.
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            ISBN 9781350106598
            Released NZ 8 Apr 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            A Long Time Coming: The story of Ngai Tahu's treaty settlement negotiations with the Crown
             

            A Long Time Coming: The story of Ngai Tahu's treaty settlement negotiations with the Crown (Paperback)

            By Fisher, Martin

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            'A Long Time Coming' depicts the history of the Ngai Tahu settlement and shows how the two sides, Ngai Tahu and the Crown, led by Tipene O'Regan for Ngai Tahu and the Minister of Treaty Negotiations Douglas Graham, managed to negotiate one of the country's longest legal document.

            ISBN 9781988503110
            Published NZ 30 Dec 2020
            Publisher Canterbury University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Sit Room: In the Theater of War and Peace

            The Sit Room: In the Theater of War and Peace (Hardback)

            By Scheffer, David; Foreword by Amanpour, Christiane

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            The Sit Room brings you inside the secretive Situation Room of the White House, the most important deliberative room in the world, during the early 1990s when the author was one of the policymakers who framed the Clinton Administration's policy towards the bloody Balkans War. Dra...wing upon newly declassified documents and his own notes, David Scheffer, who later became America's first Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, weaves the true story of how policy options were debated in the Sit Room among the highest national security officials. The road to a final peace deal in late 1995 came at the high price of the murderous siege of Sarajevo and ethnic cleansing of mostly Bosnian Muslims from their homes and towns, including the genocide of Srebrenica's men and teenage boys. The Sit Room reveals the behind-the-scenes story about how American policy evolved--often futilely--to try to stop an intractable war and its shocking atrocities. Main actors in the Sit Room include: the assertive Ambassador to the United Nations, Madeleine Albright; the State Department's ace negotiator, Richard Holbrooke; the cerebral National Security Adviser, Tony Lake; the immigrant Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, John Shalikashvili; the bulldog Deputy National Security Adviser, Sandy Berger; and White House moralist, David Gergen. For almost three years, the Sit Room was littered with shattered proposals to end the war-until armed force backed up diplomacy to compel a fragile peace deal. The Sit Room reveals authentic policy-making at the highest levels, with a unique journey into the arena of war and peace where spirited debate guided America's foreign policy.
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            ISBN 9780190860639
            Released NZ 17 Dec 2018
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            The Nuremberg Trial
             

            The Nuremberg Trial (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tusa, Ann; Tusa, John

            • RRP: $38.99
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            This book draws on a multiplicity of sources to recreate brilliantly the proceedings and to offer a reasoned, often profound examination of the processes that created international law.

            ISBN 9781616080211
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2010
            Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Star Chamber Stories
             

            Star Chamber Stories (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Elton, G. R.

            • RRP: $91.99
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            These stories from the Star Chamber papers, first published in 1958, reveal the real, and sometimes comic, side of the functioning of the Star Chamber. They are valuable both for the a ~real lifea (TM) detail they bring to a historical concept, and for the light they throw on acc...epted historical generalizations.
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            ISBN 9780415576680
            Released NZ 15 Apr 2011
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Revivals
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            The Medieval Idea of Law as Represented by Lucas de Penna
             

            The Medieval Idea of Law as Represented by Lucas de Penna (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ullmann, Walter

            • RRP: $91.99
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            Upon its original publication in 1946, this work represented a new approach to medieval studies, offering indispensable analysis to the historian of legal, political and social ideas. Research into the original sources leads the author through unexplored realms of medieval though...t. By contrasting contemporary opinions with those of his central figure, Lucas de Penna, he comprehensively presents the medieval idea of law -- then regarded as the concrete manifestation of abstract justice. The intensity of medieval academic life is revealed in the heated controversies, whilst medieval criminology foreshadows modern developments. A significant discovery is the astonishingly great reliance which Continental scholars placed upon English thought. A challenge to certain current misconceptions, this book shows the resourcefulness of medieval thinking and the extent to which modern ideas were foreshadowed in the fourteenth century, a time when the ideas of law and liberty were identical.
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            ISBN 9780415578530
            Released NZ 13 Jun 2011
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Revivals: Walter Ullmann on Medieval Political Theory
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