Justice and the prosecution of old crimes : balancing legal, psychological, and moral concerns / Daniel W. Shuman, Alexander McCall Smith

Author(s): Shuman, Daniel W
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Subjects: Criminal law
Prosecution
Limitation of actions (Criminal law)
Victims of crimes--Legal status, laws, etc
Recovered memory
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2000
Series: law and public policy
LC Classification: K
Physical Description: xi, 143 p. ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1. Echoes of Crimes Past 3
Ch. 2. Why We Should Punish Old Crimes 19
Ch. 3. Forgiving the Past: Resentment and Morality 39
Ch. 4. When Time Matters Most: Statutes of Limitations 55
Ch. 5. Old Criminals and Crimes: Pardon and Amnesty in the Prosecution of Old Crimes 75
Ch. 6. Remembrance of Crimes Past: Memory and Truth Finding in the Prosecution of Old Crimes 87
Ch. 7. Justice and Therapy: The Role of the Law in Healing the Victim 101
Ch. 8. Justice and Forgiveness: A Delicate Balance 117
Table of Authorities 129
Author Index 133
Subject Index 137
About the Authors 143
Additional Authors: McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-
Notes: LCCN: 00029277
ISBN: 1557986932 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
OCLC Number: 43631838
ISBN/ISSN: 1557986932