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The Handbook of Comparative Criminal Law (Stanford Law Books) Hardcover – December 1, 2010


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"Until the publication of Kevin Jon Heller and Markus D Dubber's Handbook of Comparative Criminal Law there existed, in the English language, no comprehensive volume devoted to comparative criminal law proper, understood in the sense just sketched. . . I enthusiastically welcome its publication. [T]he book reads like a professional, cutting-edge compendium of many criminal systems in the world. . . For years to come, any comparative approach to the criminal law will have to involve in-depth consultation of Heller and Dubber's Handbook."—Leo Zaibert, University of Toronto Law Journal


"This book is a breakthrough not only because it pays due regard to comparative criminal studies, which have been largely neglected to date, but also because it covers numerous jurisdictions and thereby moves away from the traditional Eurocentric vision of law inherent to most of the current comparative scholarship . . . Arguably, the Handbook is poised to assist in the first step towards a more balanced and comprehensive system of international criminal law."—Marina Aksenova, Journal of International Criminal Justice


"This useful book gives brief introductions to criminal law in 16 countries plus the International Criminal Court. Six continents are covered, and the legal systems discussed vary widely . . . The book is a good introduction to a specialized area of law not often covered in international law courses . . . Recommended."—P. J. Kontowicz, CHOICE


"The Handbook of Comparative Criminal Law should be judged as a pioneering work in its field, and one that provides something credible to be further built upon in the future. It should also be commended for generally steering clear of passing any normative judgment on the different practices of the different states (especially seeing how some chapters do not appear to be written by locals of the states in question), preferring instead to let the readers draw their own objective conclusions, based on objective characterizations."—Siyuan Chen, Asian Journal of Comparative Law


"The selection of countries for this handbook really provides an overview of criminal law systems throughout the world and the book is definitely a must have! It's a real challenge to gather information about criminal law in countries like Iran or China, and such information makes this book especially valuable."—Tatjana Hoernle, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

About the Author

Kevin Jon Heller is a Senior Lecturer at Melbourne Law School. His recent publications include "The Cognitive Psychology of Mens Rea," 99 Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 317 (2009), and "Mistake of Legal Element, the Common Law, and Article 32 of the Rome Statute: A Critical Analysis," 6 Journal of International Criminal Justice 419 (2008). Markus D. Dubber is Professor of Law at the University of Toronto. His recent publications include The Police Power: Patriarchy and the Foundations of American Government (Columbia University Press, 2005) and The Sense of Justice: Empathy in Law and Punishment (New York University Press, 2006).

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