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- Springer 2008; US$ 129.99
The formulation of efficient laws is a central issue in the study, practice and implementation of laws since efficient laws have positive social, economic political and welfare effects. This book has developed an approach to the formulation of efficient laws with an illustrative application to electronic fund transfer regulation in Australia. more...
- Blue Ibex Ltd. 2008; US$ 200.00
Written by leading local attorneys, this concise report looks at and compares the employment law regimes in nine rapidly emerging economies of South East Europe: Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Turkey. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
There are two kinds of knowledge law school teaches: legal rules on the one hand, and tools for thinking about legal problems on the other. Although the tools are far more interesting and useful than the rules, they tend to be neglected in favor of other aspects of the curriculum. In The Legal Analyst , Ward Farnsworth brings together in one place... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 91.80
Legal argumentation consists in the interpretation of texts. Therefore, it has a natural connection to the philosophy of language. Central issues of this connection, however, lack a clear answer. For instance, how much freedom do judges have in applying the law? How are the literal and the purposive approaches related to one another? How can we distinguish... more...
- IOS Press 2008; US$ 145.00
From its very beginning, legal informatics was limited to the study of legal databases, but very early on, the Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques started being involved with the topic of the Jurix conference, namely knowledge-based systems. This book includes programmatic papers with accounts of applications and prototypes. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
This book explores how the various disciplines of law and linguistics can help us understand the nature of 'Diversity and Tolerance' both oral and written and how it might be clarified to avoid fear, and conflicts. It presents and examines recent research and theories at national level and on the international scene. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 28.95
Language is our key to imagining the world, others, and ourselves. Yet sometimes our ways of talking dehumanize others and trivialize human experience. In war other people are imagined as enemies to be killed. The language of race objectifies those it touches, and propaganda disables democracy. Advertising reduces us to consumers, and clichés destroy... more...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 167.00
Attempts to construct an integrated conceptual framework for the application-neutral and problem-neutral representation of sources of law using Semantic Web technology and concepts and some technically straightforward extensions to Semantic Web technology based on established practices found in fielded applications. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Whether examining election outcomes, the legal status of terrorism suspects, or if (or how) people can be sentenced to death, a judge in a modern democracy assumes a role that raises some of the most contentious political issues of our day. But do judges even have a role beyond deciding the disputes before them under law? What are the criteria for... more...