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Comparative Criminal Law

Luis E. Chiesa.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law

November 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Criminal Law; Comparative Law. 11789 words.

This chapter discusses comparative criminal law and demonstrates how comparative analysis can elucidate both domestic and international aspects of criminal law. After explaining what it...

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European Criminal Law

Kimmo Nuotio.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law

November 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Criminal Law; EU Law; Comparative Law. 11125 words.

This chapter deals with European criminal law and its relation to domestic law, international law, transnational law, and criminal justice. It begins with an introduction to general...

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Indigenous Legal Traditions

Val Napoleon and Hadley Friedland.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law

November 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Criminal Law; Comparative Law; Law and Society. 10158 words.

This chapter sketches four phases or eras that characterize the changing state of debate regarding Indigenous legal traditions and highlights the progress and ongoing challenges faced by...

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Islamic Criminal Law

Silvia Tellenbach.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law

November 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Criminal Law; Comparative Law. 10139 words.

This chapter deals with Islamic criminal law. It begins by enumerating the various sources of Islamic criminal law, including the Quran, the sunnah, the consensus of the Islamic community (null...

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Jewish Law

Arnold Enker.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law

November 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Criminal Law; Comparative Law. 12017 words.

This chapter examines diverse scholarly opinions and disagreements about Jewish criminal law that have never been resolved and rarely applied. It discusses the dual aspect of Jewish...

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Marxist and Soviet Law

Stephen C. Thaman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law

November 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Criminal Law; Comparative Law. 13036 words.

This chapter examines Marxist and Soviet law in relation to criminal law. It begins by providing an overview of Marxism and a Marxist critique of law prior to the Russian Revolution, with...

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