Law and Development: Facing Complexity in the 21st Century : Essays in Honour of Peter Slinn

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John Hatchard, Amanda Perry-Kessaris
Cavendish, 2003 - Law - 260 pages
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An edited collection of papers arising from a conference on Law and Development in the 21st Century held in 2001. In honour of the work of Dr Peter Slinn, the book draws together the lessons and challenges faced in relation to law and development in the 21st century, with particular reference to the concerns of Commonwealth states. It addresses practical and theoretical aspects of law and economic, social and political development at national and international levels. Students, academic and practitioners in the fields of law and development, development studies and public administration should find the book of interest.

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Colin Nicholls QC of 3 Raymond Buildings, is a leading criminal barrister specialising in complex commercial crime cases, corruption, and extradition. He has been a part-time judge and is presently President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association. Professor John Hatchard is a professor at the Open
University Business School and has written widely on constitutional law matters. Martin Polaine is currently seconded to the Independent Police Complaints Commission where the focus of his work is on the formation and implementation of policy relating to corruption involving police officers. He was
called to the bar in 1986 and until 1994 practised from 4 Brick Court. Prior to his secondment, he was Senior Crown Prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service. During his time with the CPS, he was involved in setting up a specialist unit dedicated to the prosecution of sensitive corruption cases.
Timothy Daniel is a Partner at Kendall Freeman Solicitors, where he specialises in corruption within the public international law context. He has extensive experience of major civil cases concerned with fraud and corruption, and has written and spoken widely on this subject. He is currently acting
for the Federal Government of Nigeria in the recovery of assets in excess of L2 billion.

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