Irish Criminal Justice
Jack's not focused on his latest job: finding Robbie Colburn. But when he gets serious, he finds his target is of great interest to some powerful people-people with bad habits and little respect for the criminal justice system. The third novel in Peter Temple's award-winning Jack Irish series.
For over a year everyone assumed missing Dublin woman Elaine O'Hara had ended her own life. But after her remains were found, garda - discovered that Elaine was in thrall to a man who had spent years grooming her to let him kill her. That man was Graham Dwyer, a married father of three and partner in a Dublin architecture practice. Almost the Perfect Murder details the exhaustive investigationâ one of the most complex and chilling in Irish criminal justice historyâ that allowed garda - to build a case against Dwyer.
This book demystifies the Irish District Court and brings its criminal proceedings to life, examining the characteristics of the court as an institution, dissecting the procedure and discourse of its heavy workload, and capturing an important change in the District Court in recent years: the advent of the immigrant or the limited English proficient (LEP) defendant.
This is the first definitive examination of the practice of corporate regulation and enforcement from the foundation of the Irish State to the present day. Traditionally, corporate wrongdoing was often criminalised using conventional criminal justice methods and the ordinary police were often charged with the responsibility of enforcing the law. Since the 1990s, however, the conventional crime monopoly on corporate deviancy has become fragmented because a variety of specialist, interdisciplinary agencies with enhanced powers now address corporate wrongdoing.