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- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 224.99
The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law provides an authoritative and original overview of the origins, concepts, and core issues of international law. The first comprehensive Handbook on the history of international law, it is a truly unique contribution to the literature of international law and relations. Pursuing both a global and... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
For many centuries, the Sachsenspiegel (Saxon code of law) and Magdeburg Law shaped the legal cultures of Central and Eastern Europe. This book is the first comprehensive investigation of the spread of these legal systems to the Danube and Carpathian regions, including the roles played by medieval municipal law and the settlement of new territories. more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2013; US$ 64.49
Hauptbeschreibung Die Bewertung der Verfolgung von NS-Kriminalität im Nachkriegsdeutschland ist umstritten. Es lassen sich für eine energische Verfolgung gleichermaßen zahlreiche Beispiele finden wie für nachlässige oder unterlassene Ermittlungen. In Hessen, wo die Strafverfolgung mit Unterstützung der Amerikaner schon im Sommer 1945 einsetzte, ... more...
- Intellect 2005; US$ 10.00
John Sassoon?s study of the written laws of four thousand years ago puts paid to the belief that the most ancient laws were merely arbitrary and tyrannical. On the contrary, the earliest legal systems honestly tried to get to the truth, do justice to individuals, and preserve civil order. They used the death penalty surprisingly seldom, and then more... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 22.00
In Justice for All , Jim Newton, an award-winning journalist for the Los Angeles Times , brings readers the first truly comprehensive consideration of Earl Warren, the politician-turned-Chief Justice who refashioned the place of the court in American life through landmark Supreme Court cases whose names have entered the common parlance -- Brown... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 24.95
The first full-scale biography in twenty-five years of one of the most important and distinguished justices to sit on the Supreme Court?a book that reveals Louis D. Brandeis the reformer, lawyer, and jurist, and Brandeis the man, in all of his complexity, passion, and wit. A huge and galvanizing biography, a revelation of one man?s effect on American... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95
This study tackles the difficult yet crucial subject of the place of conscience in the development of English law, illuminating what is meant by describing the Court of Chancery as a 'court of conscience'. Addressing the notion of 'conscience' as a juristic principle in the Court of Chancery during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 20.99
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia once remarked that the theory of an evolving, "living" Constitution effectively "rendered the Constitution useless." He wanted a "dead Constitution," he joked, arguing it must be interpreted as the framers originally understood it. In The Living Constitution, leading constitutional... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 21.99
From the critically acclaimed author of Crazy '08 comes the thrilling true story of the most colorful and notorious law firm in American history. Scoundrels in Law offers an inside look at crime and punishment in the nineteenth century, and a whirlwind tour of the Gilded Age. Gangsters and con men. Spurned mistresses and wandering husbands.... more...