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- Potomac Books Inc. 2013; US$ 29.95
On September 21, 2011, the controversial execution of Georgia inmate Troy Davis, who spent twenty years on death row for a crime he most likely did not commit, revealed the complexity of death penalty trials, the flaws in America's justice system, and the rift between those who are for and against the death penalty. Davis's execution reignited... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 89.99
The Globalization of Health Care is the first book to offer a comprehensive legal and ethical analysis of the most interesting and broadest reaching development in health care of the last twenty years: its globalization. It ties together the manifestation of this globalization in four related subject areas - medical tourism, medical migration (the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 30.00
Few mental illness treatments are more reviled in the public mind than Electroconvulsive Shock Therapy. However, in reality, ECT is a safe and effective treatment for cases of clinical depression and catatonia that are unresponsive to drug therapy. Also, unlike drugs, ECT has relatively few side effects. The authors argue that it is time for this historically... more...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 119.95
Written for attorneys and expert witnesses, this guide to products liability litigation outlines each step of the process, from research to court hearings. It discusses the admissibility of scientific ideas, and explains how to prepare science-based cases in civil trials. Landmark cases, the scientific-peer review process, legal theory, and differi more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00
This book provides the first fully annotated discussion of the ethical universe surrounding state mandated and private legal disputes involving the custody and best interest of children. It surveys court cases, statutes, state bar ethics codes, attorney general opinions, and model codes regarding ethical constraints in family and dependency proceedings. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 44.99
Offering a look at American criminal law, this book demonstrates that cases with unjust outcomes are not always irregular or unpredictable. It aims to show that the criminal law sometimes chooses not to give defendants what they deserve: that is, unsatisfying results occur even when the system works as it is designed to work. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 68.00
Perioperative medicine and critical care are areas in which issues of autonomy, dignity, consent, confidentiality, medical research, life and death decision making, are ever-present. This book provides a one-stop reference for all medical and allied health care professionals who encounter ethicolegal problems during their management of patients. more...
- Sourcebooks, Inc. 2008; US$ 12.95
Right to Counsel follows a lawyers moral struggle when he was called upon to help overturn the conviction of Michael Dee Mattson, a 28-year-old death row inmate, convicted of the kidnapping, rape and murder of six girls between the ages of 9 and 22. more...