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  • Outlines of the Philosophy of Rightby G. W. F. Hegel; T. M. Knox; Stephen Houlgate

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 12.99

    Hegel's Philosophy of Right concerns ideas on justice, moral responsibility, family life, economic activity, and the political structure of the state. It shows how human freedom involves living with others in accordance with publicly recognized righs and laws. This edition combines a revised translation with a cogent introduction to Hegel's work. more...

  • Law, Text, Terrorby Ian Ward

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 40.00

    Ian Ward places contemporary political and jurisprudential responses to terrorism within a broader literary, cultural and historical context. more...

  • Law, Ontologies and the Semantic Webby J. Breuker; P. Casanovas; M.C.A. Klein

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 167.00

    Based on workshops and conferences on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Law, this work deals with legal ontologies and Semantic Web applications, covering both theoretical aspects and practical systems. more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby E. Francesconi; G. Sartor; D. Tiscornia

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 145.00

    From its very beginning, legal informatics was limited to the study of legal databases, but very early on, the Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques started being involved with the topic of the Jurix conference, namely knowledge-based systems. This book includes programmatic papers with accounts of applications and prototypes. more...

  • Living Speechby James Boyd White

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35

    Language is our key to imagining the world, others, and ourselves. Yet sometimes our ways of talking dehumanize others and trivialize human experience. In war other people are imagined as enemies to be killed. The language of race objectifies those it touches, and propaganda disables democracy. Advertising reduces us to consumers, and clichés destroy... more...

  • Legal Theory, Sources of Law and the Semantic Webby A. Boer

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 167.00

    Legal Theory, Sources of Law and the Semantic Web is an attempt to construct an integrated conceptual framework for the application-neutral and problem-neutral representation of sources of law using Semantic Web technology and concepts, and some technically straightforward extensions to Semantic Web technology based on established practices found in... more...

  • Rhetorical Knowledge in Legal Practice and Critical Legal Theoryby Francis J. Mootz

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 49.95

    A clear summary of contemporary rhetorical philosophy and its intersections with hermeneutics and critical theory .   This book describes the significance of rhetorical knowledge for law through detailed discussions of some of the most difficult legal issues facing courts today, including affirmative action, gay rights, and assisted suicide.... more...

  • Access to Justiceby Rebecca Sanderfur

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 131.99

    Around the world today, access to justice enjoys an energetic and passionate resurgence as an object both of scholarly inquiry and political contest, as both a social movement and a value commitment motivating study and action. This volume brings together cutting-edge work from practitioners and scholars in law, political science, social psychology,... more...

  • The Judge in a Democracyby Aharon Barak

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    Whether examining election outcomes, the legal status of terrorism suspects, or if (or how) people can be sentenced to death, a judge in a modern democracy assumes a role that raises some of the most contentious political issues of our day. But do judges even have a role beyond deciding the disputes before them under law? What are the criteria for... more...

  • Foucault's Monsters and the Challenge of Lawby Alex Neville Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    In contrast to other figures generated within social theory for thinking about outsiders, such as Rene Girard?s ?scapegoat? and Zygmunt Bauman?s ?stranger?, Foucault?s Monsters and the Challenge of Law suggests that the figure of ?the monster? offers greater analytical precision and explanatory power in relation to understanding the processes whereby... more...