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- Hyperion 2012; US$ 3.99
American college student Amanda Knox had been studying in Italy for just a few weeks when she was arrested and charged with the brutal murder of her British roommate. The Amanda Knox Story brings the reader in to this fascinating mystery. Although Knox has been convicted, she is in the midst of her first appeal trial. Many believe Knox was the... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 23.00
The rights guaranteed in the First Amendment?including freedom of expression?are among the fundamental touchstones of our democracy. In Speaking Freely , Floyd Abrams, who for over thirty years has been our most eloquent and respected advocate for uncensored expression, recounts some of the major cases of his remarkable career?landmark trials and... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 69.99
St. Paul, the Natural Law, and Contemporary Legal Theory grew out of the Year of St. Paul (2008-2009) proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI. It brings together the insights of Scripture scholars, theologians, philosophers and law professors on the ongoing importance of the natural law for legal theory and international relations. It argues that all... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 32.34
Inhaltsverzeichnis Contents Introduction .........................................................................................7 Stefan B. Kirmse Discussing Legal Reform A Step for the "Whole Civilized World"? The Debate over the Death Penalty in Russia, 1905-1917 ..................37 Benjamin Beuerle A New Legal Order under Discussion:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
The Hanbali School of Law and Ibn Taymiyyah provides a valuable account of the development of Hanbalite jurisprudence, placing the theoretical and conceptual parameters of this tradition within the grasp of the interested reader. Studying the vibrant yet controversial interaction between Ibn Taymiyyah and the Hanbali School of law, this book... more...
- LSU Press 2001; US$ 22.95
The legal crusade of Myra Clark Gaines (1804??1885) has all the trappings of classic melodrama ? a lost heir, a missing will, an illicit relationship, a questionable marriage, a bigamous husband, and a murder. For a half century the daughter of New Orleans millionaire Daniel Clark struggled to justify her claim to his enormous fortune in a case that... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 108.00
Copyright law is commonly described as carrying out a balancing act between the interests of authors or owners and those of the public. While much academic work, both historical and contemporary, has been done on the authorship side of the equation, this book examines the notion of public interest, and the way that concepts of public interest and the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00
Beginning with Saint Thomas Aquinas and ending with the latest developments in international human rights, 'Narrative, Nature, and the Natural Law: From Aquinas to International Human Rights,' brings a fairly traditional interpretation of the natural law to some rather untraditional problems and areas, including evolutionary natural law. more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 92.99
"Slavery is the status or condition of a person over whom any or all of the powers attaching to the right of ownership are exercised." So reads the legal definition of slavery agreed by the League of Nations in 1926. Further enshrined in law during international negotiations in 1956 and 1998, this definition has been interpreted in different... more...