Pain and Suffering in UK Law

  • Conceptualising Involuntary Sterilisation as ‘Severe Pain or Suffering’ For the Purposes of Torture Discourse
    • Núm. 28-4, Diciembre 2010
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    The definition of torture contained in Article 1 of the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment requires an ‘act by which severe pain...
  • INCB: The Global Drugs Scene
    • Núm. 8-1, Marzo 2000
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 87-89
    The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) — a mechanism established under the international drug control treaties and consisting of 13 members elected by the Economic and Social Council — is...
    ......Each year's report comments on a special theme; freedom from pain and suffering is the focus of the report released on 23rd February, 2000.1 ......
  • Revealing the hidden costs: Research experiences from a case study evaluation project
    • Núm. 2-2, Diciembre 2002
    • Evaluation Journal of Australasia
    Aftermath: the social and economic consequences of workplace injury and illness was a case study evaluation of the experiences of 15 individuals injured or made ill at work, their families, friends...
    ...... team, as it brought the researchers into close contact with the pain and suffering of the participants. This article discusses the methodology ......
  • Recognition, reconnection, and renewal
    • Núm. 24-1, Enero 2018
    • International Review of Victimology
    Money as recompense for crime is variously described as making victims whole, restoring them to their pre-victimisation status, recognising the harm done, and facilitating closure and healing. This...
    ......’ payment (for ‘non-economic loss’ or what is termed ‘pain and suffering’), the latter of which they can spend in any way they ......
  • Psychological and structural bias in civil jury awards
    • Núm. 8-4, Octubre 2016
    • Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research
    • 247-257
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, it proposes a basic organizing framework for when a plaintiff’s race, ethnicity, or sex may impact civil jury awards. The framework takes into ...
    ...... between race, ethnicity, sex, and awards for economic damages and pain and suffering.Findings –Overall, the results were consistent with the ......
  • Dismembering the dead: Violence, vulnerability and the body in war
    • Núm. 22-4, Diciembre 2016
    • European Journal of International Relations
    On 15 January 2010, two soldiers killed an unarmed boy in the Afghan village of La Mohammad Kalay before dismembering his body and posing for photographs with his corpse. Although the soldiers were...
    ...... the ways in which we have traditionally conceptualised the pain and suffering caused by war. This argument will refocus our attention on ......
  • REVIEWS
    • Núm. 37-2, Marzo 1974
    • The Modern Law Review
    Book reviewed in this article: Criminal Appeals: English Practices and American Reform. By D. J. Meador The Right to be Different: Deviance and Enforced Therapy. By Nicholas N. Kittrie Databanks in...
    ...... J. JAcon. PAYMENT FOR PAIN AND SUFFERING-WHO WANTS WHAT, WHEN AND WHY? By JEFFREY ......
  • Spectacular suffering: Transgressive performance in penal activism
    • Núm. 24-4, Noviembre 2020
    • Theoretical Criminology
    The spectacle of the body in pain has long functioned heuristically in crime and justice. Within this phenomenon sits a counter-cultural tradition of re-enacting outrages in public view to rally ag...
    ...... journals.sagepub.com/home/tcr . in penal activism . Mary S Corcoran . Keele University, UK . Abstract The spectacle of the body in pain has long functioned heuristically in crime and justice.  Within this phenomenon sits a counter-cultural tradition of re-enacting outrages in ......
  • The Death Penalty by Lethal Injection and Hill v McDonough: Is the USA Starting to See Sense?
    • Núm. 71-2, Abril 2007
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    Since the late 1980s lethal injection has been the preferred method of executing prisoners on death row in the USA. This has largely been because it is seen by many as the most humane method of law...
    ......The first drug is an anaesthetic which is used to eliminate the pain caused by the other two, hence allowing a pain-free and humane death. ...Instead those on death row are at a high risk of suffering cruel or unusual punishment in breach of the Eighth Amendment of the US ......
  • The police and punishment: Understanding the pains of policing
    • Núm. 19-1, Febrero 2015
    • Theoretical Criminology
    This article argues that police studies should draw on the sociology of punishment to better understand state pain-delivery. Whereas penal theorists commonly assess the pain and punishment of inmat...
    ......Adapting the idea of ‘punitiveness’ from penal theory allows some explanation of how the public views injury and suffering caused by the police by illuminating the emotions and sentiments their actions generate. Keywords Penal sensibilities, police violence, policing, ......
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