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Writing in the tradition of Karl Llewellyn’s classic The Bramble Bush, Paul Kahn speaks in this book simultaneously to students and scholars. Drawing on thirty years of teaching experience, Kahn introduces students to the deep, narrative structure of the judicial opinion. Learning to read the opinion, the student learns the nature of legal argument. Thus Kahn’s exposition of the opinion simultaneously offers a theory of legal... more...

Little attention has been given to the impact of adopting different governance models on societies and nations unaccustomed to alternative ways of working. This book explores the governance impact on both the structure and performance of organizations, and also examines the reactions and social repercussions of the emerging shareholder value philosophy championed by Anglo-American enterprises on stakeholder societies such as France,... more...

This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference for implementing and sustaining superior corporate governance. Stanford corporate governance experts David Larcker and Bryan Tayan carefully synthesize current academic and professional research, summarizing what is known and unknown, and where the evidence remains inconclusive.   Corporate Governance Matters, Second Edition reviews the field's newest research on issues... more...

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime, ICDF2C 2015, held in Seoul, South Korea, in October 2015. The 14 papers and 3 abstracts were selected from 40 submissions and cover diverse topics ranging from tactics of cyber crime investigations to digital forensic education, network forensics, and international cooperation in digital investigations.

This best-selling text, written for the non-scientist, is appropriate for a wide variety of students, including criminal justice, law enforcement, law, and more!   Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science, 11e, strives to make the technology of the modern crime laboratory clear and comprehensible to the non-scientist. The nature of physical evidence is defined, and the limitations that technology and current... more...


Around the world, parties of the left and center-left have been struggling, losing ground to right-wing parties and various forms of reactionary populism. This book brings together a range of leading academics and experts on social democratic politics and policy to offer an international, comparative view of the changing political landscape. Using case studies from the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, France, Australia and New Zealand... more...

The pathway to bringing laboratory discoveries to market is poorly understood and generally new to many academics. This book serves as an easy-to-read roadmap for translating technology to a product launch – guiding university faculty and graduate students on launching a start-up company. •    Addresses a growing trend of academic faculty commercializing their discoveries, especially those supported by the National Science... more...

Drawn from the personal experience of dozens of victims, including the author's own encounters, Scammed exposes the most prevalent consumer and money scams lurking in modern society. With so many people falling prey to a wide variety of frauds due to increasing vulnerability on the anonymous Internet, an exposé has never been timelier. This recounts the stories of victims of over two dozen different types of scams, and what they did... more...

This book provides an in-depth understanding of big data challenges to digital forensic investigations, also known as big digital forensic data. It also develops the basis of using data mining in big forensic data analysis, including data reduction, knowledge management, intelligence, and data mining principles to achieve faster analysis in digital forensic investigations. By collecting and assembling a corpus of test data from a range... more...

Corruption undermines nearly all key legal and developmental priorities today, including the effective functioning of democratic institutions and honest elections; environmental protection; human rights and human security; international development programs; and fair competition for global trade and investment. This book chronicles the global anticorruption steps taken since the movement advanced after the end of the Cold War. It provides a realistic... more...