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- BRILL 2010; US$ 141.00
The 'school controversies' between the Sabinians and the Proculians continue to be the focus of debate in Roman law. The present volume attempts to determine what gave rise to these controversies by associating them with legal practice and the use of topic-related argumentation. more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2011; US$ 9.99
When he resigned last June, Justice Stevens was the third longest serving Justice in American history (1975-2010)--only Justice William O. Douglas, whom Stevens succeeded, and Stephen Field have served on the Court for a longer time. In Five Chiefs , Justice Stevens captures the inner workings of the Supreme Court via his personal experiences with... more...
- Kensington Publishing Corp. 2007; US$ 13.60
"Fascinating reading for true-crime buffs and mystery fans alike." --Max Allan Collins. Known as the greatest detective in the world, Ellis Parker was the "American Sherlock Holmes" who solved ninety-eight percent of the murders he pursued. Yet his illustrious forty-year career ended tragically in prison, where he died on the very... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 212.00
This book offers a comprehensive examination of how the Fourth Lateran Councils prohibition against trial by ordeal was implemented in Danish secular law and how it required both a fundamental restructuring of legal procedure and an entirely different approach to jurisprudence in practice. It offers a broader understanding of how ideology could penetrate... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
In the first Supreme Court history told primarily through eyewitness accounts from Court insiders, Clare Cushman provides readers with a behind-the-scenes look at the people, practices, and traditions that have shaped an American institution for more than 200 years. This entertaining and enlightening tour of the Supreme Court?s colorful personalities... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 14.99
The maverick public defender who inspired John Grisham tells the story of his most frustrating case A man accused of a murder he didn?t commit languishes on death row. A crusading lawyer is determined to free him. This powerful book reads like a page-turning legal thriller with one crucial difference: Justice is not served in the end. In 1986,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 48.99
Constitutional scholars Christopher P. Banks and John C. Blakeman offer the most current and the first book-length study of the U.S. Supreme Court?s ?new federalism? begun by the Rehnquist Court and now flourishing under Chief Justice John Roberts. While the Rehnquist Court reinvorgorated new federalism by protecting state sovereignty and set... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available
In an extraordinary history of the criminal trial, Sadakat Kadri shows with wit, legal insight and a travel writer?s eye for detail, how the irrationality of the past lives on in the legal systems of the present. A bold and brilliant debut from a prize-winning writer. more...