Crime, procedure and evidence in a comparative and international context : essays in honour of Professor Mirjan Damaška /

This book aims to honour the work of Professor Mirjan Damaška, Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a prominent authority for many years in the fields of comparative law, procedural law, evidence, international criminal law and continental legal history

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Other Authors: Jackson, John D., 1955-, Langer, Máximo, Tillers, Peter
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Published: Oxford : Hart, 2008
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Damaška and comparative law / John Jackson and Máximo Langer
  • Mirjan Damaška : a bridge between legal cultures / Harold Hongju Koh
  • The decay of the inquisitorial ideal : plea bargaining invades German criminal procedure / Thomas Weigend
  • Sentencing in the US : an inquisitorial soul in an adversarial body? / William T Pizzi
  • Italian criminal procedure : a system caught between two traditions / Luca Marafioti
  • The two faces of justice in the post-Soviet legal sphere : adversarial procedure, jury trial, plea-bargaining and the inquisitorial legacy / Stephen C Thaman
  • Some trends in continental criminal procedure in transition countries of South-Eastern Europe / Davor Krapac
  • Dances of criminal justice : thoughts on systemic differences and the search for the truth / Elisabetta Grande
  • Cognitive strategies and models of fact-finding / Craig R Callen
  • Are there universal principles or forms of evidential inference? Of inference networks and onto-epistemology / Peter Tillers
  • Extraterritorial jurisdiction : applications to 'terrorism' / M Cherif Bassiouni
  • Faces of transnational justice : two attempts to build common standards beyond national boundaries / John Jackson
  • Reflections on the 'hybridisation' of criminal procedure / Mireille Delmas-Marty
  • The confrontation right across the systemic divide / Richard D Friedman
  • The good faith acquisition of stolen art / John Henry Merryman
  • Faces of justice adrift? Damaška's comparative method and the future of common law evidence / Paul Roberts
  • Utility and truth in the scholarship of Mirjan Damaška / Ronald J Allen and Georgia N Alexakis
  • Sentencing and comparative law theory / Richard S Frase
  • No right answer? / James Q Whitman
  • Anglo-American and continental systems : marsupials and mammals of the law / Richard O Lempert
  • Interview with Mirjan Damaška / Máximo Langer