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  • An Introduction to Forensic Linguisticsby Malcolm Coulthard; Alison Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    From the accusation of plagiarism in The Da Vinci Code , to the infamous hoaxer in the Yorkshire Ripper case, the use of linguistic evidence in court and the number of linguists called to act as expert witnesses in court trials has increased rapidly in the past fifteen years. An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics: Language in Evidence provides... more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby A.R. Lodder; L. Mommers

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 140.00

    This book includes papers from the twentieth JURIX conference (first organized in 1988). Over the years JURIX has become more and more international. JURIX is originally a Dutch/Belgian initiative. Nowadays, the conference papers are in majority from non-Dutch authors, and since 2002 JURIX is held outside the Netherlands and Belgium every other year.... more...

  • Law as Symbolic Formby Deniz Coskun

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 191.81

    Jurisprudence, according to Cassirer, is not merely the systematic, conceptual pursuance of ethics. They are separate domains for Cassirer, and both direct their claims differently on the individual. Whereas ethics concerns the motives of the individual, law ultimately achieves a cosmos for our world of outward actions. However, they are not separated... more...

  • Demystifying Legal Reasoningby Larry Alexander; Emily Sherwin

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00

    This book defends the proposition that there are no special forms of reasoning peculiar to law. more...

  • The Four Lacanian Discoursesby Jeanne Lorraine Schroeder

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This book proposes a taxonomy of jurisprudence and legal practice, based on the discourse theory of Jacques Lacan. In the anglophone academy, the positivist jurisprudence of H.L.A. Hart provides the most influential account of law. But just as positivism ignores the practice of law by lawyers, even within the academy, the majority of professors are... more...

  • The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theoryby Martin P. Golding; William A. Edmundson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 94.95 US$ 82.29

    The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory is a handy guide to the state of play in contemporary philosophy of law and legal theory. Comprises 23 essays critical essays on the central themes and issues of the philosophy of law today, written by an international assembly of distinguished philosophers and legal theorists... more...

  • On Law and Reasonby Jaap Hage; Aleksander Peczenik

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 138.52

    The first edition of this book introduced a coherence theory of law that influenced the development of non-monotonic logics for the analysis of legal reasoning. This edition contains a new Introduction that fully explores that development. more...

  • The Legal Analystby Ward Farnsworth

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 29.00

    There are two kinds of knowledge law school teaches: legal rules on the one hand, and tools for thinking about legal problems on the other. Although the tools are far more interesting and useful than the rules, they tend to be neglected in favor of other aspects of the curriculum. In The Legal Analyst , Ward Farnsworth brings together in one place... more...

  • Lawby Raymond Wacks

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 7.99 US$ 7.19

    Law touches every aspect of our daily lives, and yet the main concepts, terms, and processes of the legal system remain obscure to many. This Very Short Introduction provides a clear, jargon-free account of modern legal systems, explaining how the law works both in the Western tradition and around the world. - ;Law underlies our society - it protects... more...

  • Foucault's Lawby Ben Golder; Peter Fitzpatrick

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95

    Foucault?s Law is the first book in almost fifteen years to address the question of Foucault?s position on law. Many readings of Foucault?s conception of law start from the proposition that he failed to consider the role of law in modernity, or indeed that he deliberately marginalized it. In canvassing a wealth of primary and secondary sources,... more...