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- Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 89.55
This book is an important contribution to the current lively debate about the relationship between law and society in the Roman world. This debate, which was initiated by the work of John Crook in the 1960s, has had a profound impact upon the study of law and history and has created sharply divided opinions on the extent to which law may be said... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 20.00
On March 9, 1976, a violent explosion, fueled by high concentrations of methane gas and coal dust, ripped through the Scotia mine in the heart of Eastern Kentucky coal country. The blast killed fifteen miners who were working nearly three and a half miles underground; two days later, a second explosion took the lives of eleven rescue workers. For the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00
In the annals of presidential elections, the hotly contested 1876 race between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden was in many ways as remarkable in its time as Bush versus Gore was in ours. Chief Justice William Rehnquist offers readers a colorful and peerlessly researched chronicle of the post?Civil War years, when the presidency of Ulysses... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 181.80
Explores the relationship between the opinions expressed by lawyers and the development of the law of Scotland in the century preceding the parliamentary union with England in 1707, when it was decided that the private law of Scotland was sufficiently distinctive and coherent to be worthy of preservation. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
From renowned true-crime historian Harold Schechter, whom The Boston Book Review hails as ?America?s principal chronicler of its greatest psychopathic killers,? comes the riveting exploration of a notorious, sensational New York City murder in the 1890s, the fascinating forensic science of an earlier age, and the explosively dramatic trial that became... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
In this remarkable book, a national bestseller in hardcover, Sandra Day O?Connor explores the law, her life as a Supreme Court Justice, and how the Court has evolved and continues to function, grow, and change as an American institution. Tracing some of the origins of American law through history, people, ideas, and landmark cases, O?Connor sheds new... more...
- Europa Law Publishing 2007; US$ 106.00
European codification of private law is talk of the day. The European Parliament favours it, the European Commission supports it and many legal scholars are already working on it. Why? This book addresses the forthcoming European codification from the perspective of previous codifications and their origin. Several current codifications, such as the... more...
- Europa Law Publishing 2005; US$ 190.00
More than 30 years have passed since the first Community environmental programme was adopted in 1973, starting the work on what is now a vast body of Community law covering almost any aspect of environmental protection. This book endeavours to take a step back and assess what has been achieved to date and what could be improved for the future. The... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 102.60
Landmark Cases in the Law of Contract offers twelve original essays by leading contract scholars. As with the essays in the companion volume, Landmark Cases in the Law of Restitution (Hart, 2006) each essay takes as its focus a particular leading case, and analyses that case in its historical or theoretical context. The cases range from the early eighteenth-... more...