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  • Trends in the Judiciaryby David Lowe; Dilip K. Das

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 109.95

    The term judicial opinion can be a misnomer as rarely are judges? true feelings on legal issues and the work they do made available to the public. Judges are constrained when writing decisions to follow the law and leave personal commentary aside. Through a series of revealing interviews, this book gathers empirical data from judges and justices... more...

  • Judicial Reputationby Nuno Garoupa; Tom Ginsburg

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    Judges are society?s elders and experts, our masters and mediators. We depend on them to dispense justice with integrity, deliberation, and efficiency. Yet judges, as Alexander Hamilton famously noted, lack the power of the purse or the sword. They must rely almost entirely on their reputations to secure compliance with their decisions, obtain resources,... more...

  • Die Eule der Minerva in Hegels Rechtsphilosophieby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 67.34

    The foreword to Hegel?s Philosophy of Right concludes with a though-provoking metaphor: ?When philosophy paints its grey in grey, one form of life has become old, and by means of grey it cannot be rejuvenated, but only known. The owl of Minerva takes its flight only when the shades of night are gathering.? How do we understand this enigma... more...

  • A Critical Introduction to Lawby Wade Mansell; Belinda Meteyard; Alan Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    Challenging the usual introductions to the study of law, A Critical Introduction to Law argues that law is inherently political and reflects the interests of the few even while presenting itself as neutral. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides contemporary examples to demonstrate the relevance of these arguments in the twenty-first... more...

  • Law, Liberty and the Constitutionby Harry Potter

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 36.46

    Throughout English history the rule of law and the preservation of liberty have been inseparable, and both are intrinsic to England's constitution. This accessible and entertaining history traces thegrowth of the law from its beginnings in Anglo-Saxon times to the present day. It shows how the law evolved from a means of ensuring order and limiting... more...

  • Roberto Espositoby Peter Langford

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Roberto Esposito: Law, Community and the Political provides a critical legal introduction to this increasingly influential Italian theorist?s work, by focusing on Esposito?s reconceptualisation of the relationship between law, community and the political. The analysis concentrates primarily on Esposito?s Catégories de l?Impolitique , Communitas... more...

  • Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translationby Hanem El-Farahaty

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translation provides a groundbreaking investigation of the issues found in legal translation between Arabic and English. Drawing on a contrastive-comparative approach, it analyses parallel authentic legal documents in both Arabic and English to examine the features of legal discourse in both languages and uncover the... more...

  • Wiley-Schnellkurs Öffentliches Rechtby Wilfried Berg

    Wiley 2015; US$ 17.50 US$ 15.17

    Bundestag, Bundesrat, Bundeskanzler: Die Begriffe sind bekannt, aber wer darf und macht was in der Bundesrepublik? Was versteht man unter Gemeinwohl, Gewaltenteilung oder Grundrechte? Fur Ihre nachste Prufung mussen Sie wissen, wie die Rechtsordnung unseres Staates, das Offentliche Recht, aufgebaut ist. Dann ist dieses Buch eine Hilfe fur Sie. Wilfried... more...

  • Zizek and Lawby Laurent de Sutter

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The very first book dedicated to Slavoj Zizek?s theoretical treatment of law, this book gathers widely recognized Zizek scholars as well as legal theorists to offer a sustained analysis of the place of law in Zizek?s work. Whether it is with reference to symbolic law, psychoanalytical law, religious law, positive law, human rights, to Lacan?s, Hegel?s,... more...

  • Translating Evidence and Interpreting Testimony at a War Crimes Tribunalby Ellen Elias-Bursac

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This book analyses the ways interpreting and translating shape the work of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and war crimes tribunals more generally. more...