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Edited by Monica den Boer

Public police forces are a regular phenomenon in most jurisdictions around the world, yet their highly divergent legal context draws surprisingly little attention. Bringing together a wide range of police experts from all around the world, this book provides an overview of traditional and emerging fields of public policing, New material and findings are presented with an international-comparative perspective, it is a must-read for students of policing, security and law and professionals in related fields.
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Isaac de Paz González

Several conclusions follow from the foregoing chapters. I will refer to some overall insights and then will analyse each chapter’s highlights.

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Edited by Monica den Boer

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Isaac de Paz González

Contemporary slavery is one of the most concerning and harming issues on the global human rights agenda. UN data establishes that 40 million ‘people around the world were victims of modern slavery, forced labour and forced marriage, revealing the true scale of such practices that disproportionately affect women and girls’.

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Isaac de Paz González

Working with progressive conceptual categories relating to indigenous property, cultural identity, the right to an adequate standard of living and healthcare, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights continues to build a justiciability to determine the social rights of marginalised individuals and groups in the Americas. In a context of interpretative tensions of the social rights as political goals and direct effects provisions, Isaac de Paz González unveils the abilities, and the practices of the Inter-American Court’s contribution to the human rights practice in the Global South.
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Gabriel M. Lentner

This study has demonstrated that the legal nature of the SC referral to the ICC involving states not party to the ICC must be conceptualized as a conferral of powers from the SC to the ICC. In analyzing the legal nature of the SC referral to the ICC, I have pointed to important legal differences between the establishment of the ad hoc tribunals and the referral. Because the general justification for such exercise of the SC’s powers as provided for in the Tadic case cannot, therefore, be applied, it was necessary to scrutinize the Chapter VII powers of the SC to do so.

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Edited by Paul Roberts and Michael Stockdale

Forensic science evidence plays a pivotal role in modern criminal proceedings. Yet such evidence poses intense practical and theoretical challenges. It can be unreliable or misleading and has been associated with miscarriages of justice. In this original and insightful book, a global team of prominent scholars and practitioners explore the contemporary challenges of forensic science evidence and expert witness testimony from a variety of theoretical, practical and jurisdictional perspectives. Chapters encompass the institutional organisation of forensic science, its procedural regulation, evaluation and reform, and brim with comparative insight.