Tag: Trial

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial The Pursuit of Justice in the Wake of World War II


Yuma Totani, "The Tokyo War Crimes Trial: The Pursuit of Justice in the Wake of World War II "
English | ISBN: 0674033396 | 2009 | 350 pages | PDF | 24 MB
This book assesses the historical significance of the International Military Tribunal for the Far East (IMTFE)―commonly called the Tokyo trial―established as the eastern counterpart of the Nuremberg trial in the immediate aftermath of World War II.

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Terrorists on Trial A Performative Perspective


Beatrice de Graaf, Alex Schmid, "Terrorists on Trial: A Performative Perspective"
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9087282400 | PDF | pages: 603 | 2.4 mb
"Terrorism trials are an exceptional opportunity for better understanding and, hence, countering terrorism, since they are often the only place where most if not all of the actors of a terrorist incident meet again, and where the media report and broadcast their respective accounts. A nexus between terrorist violence, law enforcement and public opinion, terrorism trials showcase justice in progress and thus demonstrate to the world how terrorism suspects are treated under national law. This volume views terrorism trials as a form of theatre, where the "show" that a trial may offer can develop often unexpected dynamics, which at times might inconvenience the government. Seeing terrorism trials as a stage where legal instruments are used (and abused) to argue the validity of contested political constructs, this study presents a performative perspective to draw attention to the mechanisms and effects of terrorism trials in and outside the courtroom. With a special focus on how the power of these performances may in turn shape new narratives of justice and/or injustice, it offers vital insights into terrorism trials directed involving different types of terrorism suspects, from left-wing to ethno-nationalist and jihadist terrorists, in Spain, Russia, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States."

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On Trial for Reason Science, Religion, and Culture in the Galileo Affair


On Trial for Reason: Science, Religion, and Culture in the Galileo Affair by Maurice A. Finocchiaro
English | December 1, 2019 | ISBN: 0198797923 | True EPUB | 304 pages | 2.4 MB
In 1633, the Roman Inquisition condemned Galileo as a suspected heretic for defending the astronomical theory that the earth moves, and implicitly assuming the theological principle that Scripture is not scientific authority. This controversial event has sent ripples down the centuries, embodying the struggle between a thinker who came to be regarded as the Father of Modern Science, and an institution that is both one of the world’s greatest religions and most ancient organizations. The trial has been cited both as a clear demonstration of the incompatibility between science and religion, and also a stunning exemplar of rationality, scientific method, and critical thinking.

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The Trial of the Kaiser


The Trial of the Kaiser by William A. Schabas
English | December 31, 2018 | ISBN: 0198833857 | True EPUB | 432 pages | 4.9 MB
In the immediate aftermath of the armistice that ended the First World War, the Allied nations of Britain, France, and Italy agreed to put the fallen German Emperor Kaiser Wilhelm II on trial, in what would be the first ever international criminal tribunal. In Britain, Lloyd George campaigned for re-election on the slogan ‘hang the Kaiser’, but the Italians had only lukewarm support for a trial, and there was outright resistance from the United States.

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Trial, Error, and Success 10 Insights into Realistic Knowledge, Thinking, and Emotional Intelligence [Audiobook]


English | ASIN: B08WPQFP5F | 2021 | 6 hours and 23 minutes | MP3 | M4B | 176 MB
Everything in nature evolves by trial and error. We cannot avoid this fundamental method of natural evolution, but our human advantage is that we can think about and learn from the errors before trying again. Trial, Error, and Success helps boost that advantage with 10 insights into realistic knowledge, thinking, and emotional intelligence. The authors use real-life examples to show how successful thinking avoids overgeneralization traps – the key trick is to focus on the differences between a new circumstance and existing knowledge. You’ll discover: How the right thinking about a new circumstance creates new knowledge by alternating sharp analyses and broad analogies. How to use this knowledge to grasp both the risks and the benefits of the new circumstance and to make the best decisions. How to reduce personal risk and maximize benefits by collective applications of the trial-and-error method. It becomes obvious why machine learning and automatic actions cannot replace human intelligence and decision making!

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On the Jury Trial Principles and Practices for Effective Advocacy


Craig Smith, "On the Jury Trial: Principles and Practices for Effective Advocacy"
English | ISBN: 1574417371 | 2018 | 288 pages | AZW3 | 1051 KB
Two outstanding Texas trial lawyers-one now an equally respected district judge-have written On the Jury Trial, a "must have" reference for any trial lawyer aspiring to excellence or seeking to maintain it. Topics include voir dire, opening statement, preparing witnesses, cross examination, using exhibits, closing argument, jury research, and more, with excellent examples and "do’s and don’ts" provided throughout. Think of this book as the senior law partner’s memo to associates on how to really try a case.

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Modern Women on Trial Sexual Transgression in the Age of the Flapper (Gender in History)


Modern Women on Trial: Sexual Transgression in the Age of the Flapper (Gender in History) By Lucy Bland
2013 | 272 Pages | ISBN: 0719082633 | PDF | 6 MB
Modern Women on Trial looks at several sensational trials involving drugs, murder, adultery, miscegenation and sexual perversion in the period 1918-24. The trials, all with young female defendants, were presented in the media as morality tales, warning of the dangers of sensation-seeking and sexual transgression. The book scrutinises the trials and their coverage in the press to identify concerns about modern femininity. The flapper later became closely associated with the ‘roaring’ 1920s, but in the period immediately after the Great War she represented not only newness and hedonism, but also a frightening, uncertain future. This figure of the modern woman was a personification of the upheavals of the time, representing anxieties about modernity, and instabilities of gender, class, race, and national identity. This accessible, extensively researched book will be of interest to all those interested in social, cultural or gender history.

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I, Hernán Cortés The (Second) Trial of Residency (Latin America)


I, Hernán Cortés: The (Second) Trial of Residency (Latin America) By Francisco Manzo-Robledo
2013 | 232 Pages | ISBN: 143311903X | PDF | 16 MB
I, Hernán Cortés: The (Second) Trial of Residency is a literary analysis of the most important documents in the Hernán Cortés trial of residency (juicio de residencia) using some proposed literary tools created for that purpose and the original documents in the Archivo General de Indias in Seville as well as a great variety of books on Hernán Cortés. Francisco Manzo-Robledo reveals how Hernán Cortés re-creates himself, from being the first illegal immigrant in the continent to becoming, for a short time, the highest authority in New Spain before falling into a legal limbo in the Council of Indies. This book is useful in any course dealing with Spanish colonial history or literature.

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