Used and Out of Print Books on Law and True Crime
An Australian Legal History -by- Alex Castles. 1990. ISBN 0455196095.
In Australia many factors have contributed in varying degrees at different times to the establishment and working of legal
institutions and the law; this volume traces the history of Australian courts and sources of law from 1788 onwards. Used
softcover book. 553 pages. (The Law Book Company Ltd. Sydney. 3rd imp 1990) Light creasing to covers. Foxing on edges of
pages. Else very good. Weight 610 grams.
An Introduction to The International Criminal Court Fourth Edition -by- William A Schabas. ISBN 9780521151955.
The International Criminal Court protects against genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, and acts
when national justice systems are unwilling or unable to do so; this fourth edition of this seminal text
considers the court in action: its initial rulings, cases it has prosecuted, and cases where it has decided
not to proceed, such as Iraq; also examines the results of the Review Conference, by which the crime of aggression
was added to the jurisdiction of the court, and addresses the political context. NEW book. Softcover book. 579 pages.
(Cambridge University Press. 4th ed. 2011) NEW BOOK.
Animal Law in Australasia -editors- Peter Sankoff, Steven White and Celeste Black. Second Edition. ISBN 9781862879300.
This entirely revised edition relates significant developments in animal law since 2009 and addresses emerging areas of concern, with 11
new chapters. Covers: the regulation of companion animals; the use of animals in research; dog control legislation; animals in
entertainment; the use of codes of welfare; the application of welfare standards to fish; the impact of WTO regulation on domestic efforts
to control cruelty; and Australia's new regulatory regime for live exports. Used softcover book. 395 pages. (The Federation Press.
Annandale. 2013) Pencil underlining and margin notes on pages. Else in very good
Asking The Law Question -by- Margaret Davies. Third Edition. ISBN 9780455222912.
Legal Philosophy. An up to date account of traditional and contemporary legal theory. Used softcover book. 428 pages.
(Thomson Lawbook Co. 3rd Edition. 2008) Pencil underlining and margin notes on pages. Else in very good condition. Weight 600
Australian Wills and Estates For Dummies -by- Graham Cooke with N Brian Caverly, Esq. and Jordan S Simon. Australian Edition. ISBN
1740310675. Contains essential information on planning your estate and creating a Will. (Wiley Publishing Australia Pty Ltd.
Brisbane. 2003) Used softcover book. 313 pages. Some marks on edges of pages. Else in very good condition.
Crime, Shame And Reintegration -by- John Braithwaite. The author claims that
when shaming is done within a cultural context of respect for the offender, it
can be an extraordinarily powerful, efficient and just form of social control;
he identifies the social conditions for such successful shaming; if his theory
is right, radically different criminal justice policies are needed. (CUP, Cambridge, reprint, 1990) ISBN
0521356687. Used softcover book, 226, corners bumped, light soiling on edges of pages, else very good.
Criminal Profile Into The Mind Of The Killer -by- Wayne Petherick. True
Crime. Criminal Investigation. An expert offers an indepth analysis of criminal
profiling, covering, history of this new field of crime investigation, key case
studies, contributions from experts in forensic psychiatry, geoprofiling and
behavioural evidence analysis, cutting-edge techniques and tools of the
profiler's trade, examination of instances where profilers have caused harm and the future of the profession. (Hardie Grant Books,
Melbourne, First edition, 2005) ISBN 1740662970. Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 176 pages, in excellent condition.
Every Contact Leaves A Trace: Scientific Detection In The Twentieth Century -by- Zakaria Erzinclioglu.
True Crime. Forensic Science. One of the world's most respected forensic scientists discusses in
detail many historic and recent cases; the methods of the forensic scientist are
revealed in fascinating and gruesome detail. (Carlton Books Limited, London, 2000) ISBN 1842221922 (UK)
/1842221612 (US). Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 255 pages, light wear to edges of
dust jacket, a few spots of foxing to edges of pages, else in excellent condition.
Green Paradigms and The Law -edited by- Nicole Rogers. ISBN 1863844309. Leading academic legal theorists look at
existing and possible avenues in the Australian legal system for incorporating alternative green paradigms into this
legal framework. The issue of green paradigms is considered in the content of liberalism, utilitarianism, biodiversity,
environmental impact assessment, international law, urban planning and green activism. (Southern Cross University
Press. Lismore, NSW. 1998) Used softcover book. 189 pages. In fine condition.
Law and The Question of The Animal A Critical Jurisprudence -edited by- Yoriko Otomo and Ed Massawir.
ISBN 9780415683500. Law, Justice and Ecology -series editor- Anna Grear. Animal Law. Cultural Studies. Philosophy. This book
addresses the problem of 'animal life' in terms that go beyond the usual extension of liberal rights to animals. Leading and
emerging critical legal theorists address the question of animality in relation to law's foundations, practices and
traditions of thought. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket as issued. 195 pages. (A Glasshouse Book. Routledge. 2013) In
Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine and South America's Strangest Jail -by-
Rusty Young. True Crime. Australian law student Rusty Young joined illegal tours of Bolivia's San Pedro
prison run by convicted English drug trafficker Thomas MacFadden; the two men became
friends and Rusty bribed the guards to allow him to stay to record conditions in
the jail, where inmates are expected to buy their cells from real estate agents,
while others run shops and restaurants, where drug lords and corrupt politicians
live in luxury apartments while the poorest prisoners are subjected to squalor and deprivation. (Pan
Macmillan Australia Pty Ltd, Sydney, reprint, 2005) ISBN 073291180X. Used softcover
book, 372 pages, corners bumped, else very good.
Natural Born Killer -by- Sandy Fawkes. True Crime. The stories of Daryl Golden and
Paul John Knowles (John Blake Publishing Ltd, London, 2004) ISBN 1844540243.
Used hardcover book, no dust jacket, 216 pages, very good.
People Priests and Pedophiles -by- Earl K Wilkinson. Child molestation in The Philippines.
Pedophilia. Sexual abuse by priests. HIV/AIDS (self- published by Earl K Wilkinson, International
Research Foundation, Manila, The Philippines, 1994) ISBN 0971914601. Used softcover
book, 300 pages. Covers are creased and worn on edges. Inscription, date and written notes on
fep. Pages are very good, with just a few small tears on edge of a few pages. Rare.
Scarlet And Ermine: Famous Trials As I Saw them: From Crippen To Podola -by- J P Eddy, Q.C.
Mr Eddy, Queens Counsel and before that, journalist, was called to the Bar in 1911; in this
book he gives eye-witness accounts of a series of cases, including the trials of Edith
Thompson, Dr Crippen, Horatio Bottomly M.P., William Joyce, Walter Purdy, Alistair Crowley
(self-appointed master of black magic), Marwood, and finishes with Gunter Podola. (William Kimber
& Co, London, First Edition, 1960) Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 240 pages. Covered in clear
plastic sleeve. Ex-library with the usual marks and stamps. Dust jacket is worn on edges and knocked
in corners, and grubby under the plastic. Remains of pocket on fep. Foxing on edges of pages,
marks on some pages, else good. Rare.
Should Trees Have Standing? Towards Legal Rights For Natural Objects -by- Christopher D Stone. Second Edition.
ISBN 0935382690. A brilliant essay proposing that natural objects such as trees, mountains, rivers and lakes
should - like corporations - have legal rights; the U.S. Supreme Court's opinions in the controversial
Mineral King-Disney-Sierra Club suit are included in full. This is an essential book for all readers concerned
with conservation, nature, and environmental protection. Foreword -by- Garrett Hardin. 104 pages. (Tioga Publishing Co. Palo Alto, CA. 1988) Name of previous owner written on front free endpaper.
Light stains on covers. Pages are very good.
Smuggled The Underground Trade in Australia's Wildlife -by- Raymond Hoser. ISBN 094706818X.
The first detailed summary of wildlife smuggling over the past 20 years; covers most major reported international
smuggling rackets starting from Australia during that period; wildlife trafficking in the USA and Europe is also
examined in detail; essential reading for anyone concerned with official corruption, the plight of Australian
fauna, and by implication, the safety of fauna and threatened species throughout the world. Illustrated with
black and white photographs. Used softcover book. 149 pages. (Kotabi Publishing. Doncaster. 2nd edition. 1997) Light creasing
and scuffs on covers. Pages are very good.
Smuggled-2 Wildlife Trafficking, Crime and Corruption in Australia -by- Raymond Hoser. ISBN 0958676909.
This book continues the expose presented in 'Smuggled' with new evidence of high-level corruption, bureaucratic misconduct
and cover-ups in government departments; new cases and new evidence. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Used softcover
book. 260 pages. (Kotabi Publishing. Doncaster. 199) In very good condition.
The Allens Affair How One Man Shook The Foundations of a Leading Australian Law Firm -by-
Valerie Lawson. ISBN 0732908205. Australian Law Firm Embezzlement. The story of Adrian Powles, the managing partner of
the distinguished Australian law firm
Allen Allen and Hemsley, whose gambling habit led to his stealing money from his family, friends and clients,
leading to the near collapse of the law firm. (Pan Macmillan Australia. Sydney. 1995) Used hardcover book in dust jacket.
291 pages. Dust jacket is worn along upper edge and both ends of spine, and also has a small section of damage on one edge
of the spine. Shelf wear on lower edge of boards. Pages have tanned on the edges. Else very
The Australian Pro Bono Manual A Practice Guide And Resource Kit For Law Firms -edited by- Jill Anderson. ISBN 1876045280.
An invaluable resource for Australian law firms, providing practical information on establishing, managing and improving pro bono
programs; provides models of pro bono legal practice, as well as information on issues such as fostering a pro bono culture,
coordination, supervision and secondment of staff, disbursements, taxation, dealing with requests for assistance, clients with
particular needs, record keeping, and file management; sample policy and procedure documents, pro forma letters, forms and
agreements, useful contacts and referral services. NEW softcover book. 265 pages. Includes a separate booklet entitled 'The Australian
Directory of Not for Profit Organisations 2005' which is a little worn on edges. (Victoria Law Foundation. Melbourne. 2005) NEW BOOK. (2)
The Cartel: Lawyers and Their Nine Magic Tricks -by- Evan Whitton.
Foreword -by- Hon Mr Justice Michael Kirby,
High Court of Australia. The author explains how magic tricks performed by the legal profession help rapists to escape justice,
put the innocent in gaol and keep out of gaol 80% of known serious criminals and what can be done to begin to protect the
community. Illustrated with cartoons -by- Patrick Cook. (Herwick Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1998) ISBN 0646348876. Used softcover book.
254 pages. Very good.
The Conviction Of The Innocent How The Law Can Let Us Down -by-
Chester Porter QC. ISBN 9781741665512. (Random House Australia Pty Ltd, Sydney, 2007) NEW hardcover book in dust jacket.
277 pages. NEW.
The Devil In The White City: Murder, Magic And Madness At The Fair That Changed America -by- Erik
Larson. In 1893, the American architect Daniel H Burnham created the 'White City', a massive
landscape of white buildings set in canals and gardens, from the swamps of
Chicago's Jackson Park; Dr H H Holmes used the City to lure scores, perhaps
hundreds, of young women to their deaths, calling it the World's Fair Hotel; in
reality it was his torture palace, gas chamber, and crematorium.
(Bantam Books, London, 2004) ISBN 0553813536. Used softcover book,
496 pages, spine creased and slightly cocked, else very good.
The Lawyer Who Laughed Omnibus -by- A S Gillespie-Jones. ISBN 0091481104. One volume containing
The Lawyer Who Laughed; The Lawyer Who Laughed Again; and The Lawyer Who Laughed Longer. Legal humour. Classy witticisms.
A light-hearted view of the peculiarities of life as seen through the eyes of the law. Illustrated -by- Vane Lindesay.
(Hutchinson of Australia. Melbourne. 1982)
Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 342 pages. Light wear to edges of boards and dust jacket. Name neatly
whited out at bottom of front free endpaper. Else in very good condition.
The Society Of Captives: The Study Of A Maximum Security Prison -by- Gresham M Sykes (Princeton
University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2nd printing, 1972) ISBN 0691028141. Used
softcover book, 144 pages. Covers are creased and worn. Pages are very good.
Uncommon Law: Being 66 Misleading Cases Revised and Collected in One Volume -by- A P Herbert.
The hero of countless lawsuits in A P Herbert's Misleading Cases, Albert Haddock, made his first public appearance in Punch
about 1924; this collection of Misleading Cases contains many sly jests at the absurdities of English law. (Eyre
Methuen Ltd. London. 1977) ISBN 041338540X. Used softcover book. 491 pages. Spine sunned. Small ex-libris
stamp of previous owner on half title page. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
Underground The Tokyo Gas Attack and The Japanese Psyche -by- Haruki Murakami. ISBN 1860467571. Terrorism.
Japan's leading novelist interviews victims of the sarin gas attack on the Tokyo Underground subway attack in March 1995, and concludes
that perhaps something is amiss in modern society. Translated from the Japanese -by- Alfred Birnbaum and Philip Gabriel. Used
hardcover book in dust jacket. 309 pages. (The Harvill Press. London. 2000) In very good
Understanding Jurisprudence An Introduction to Legal Theory -by- Raymond Wacks. Third Edition. ISBN 9780199608263.
Legal Philosophy. Used softcover book. 335 pages. (Oxford University Press. 3rd Edition. 2012) Pencil underlining and margin notes on
pages. Else in very good condition. Weight 600 grams.
Verdict On Erebus -by- Peter Mahon. ISBN 0002172135. Mr Justice Mahon, a Judge of the High Court of
New Zealand, tells the story of the Royal Commission Inquiry into the cause of the crash of Air New Zealand's
DC10 aircraft on the slopes of Mount Erebus in Antarctica on 28 November 1979 with the loss of 257 lives.
With 28 illustrations including colour photographs, maps, diagrams, charts. Used hardcover book in dust jacket.
296 pages. (William Collins Publishers Ltd. Auckland, New Zealand. Reprint 1984) Shelf wear to edges of boards.
Dust jacket stretched along the upper edge with one small tear in upper corner. Foxing on edges of pages. Small
stains on one page. Else very good.
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