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- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 63.33
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 50.95
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...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 39.99
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95
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 2015; US$ 17.50 US$ 15.17
Dieses Buch hilft Ihnen, wenn Sie schon immer wissen wollten oder für eine Prüfung wissen müssen, wie die Bundesrepublik von Rechts wegen her funktioniert. Wilfried Berg erklärt Ihnen, was Sie über Verfassung und Verwaltungsrecht wissen sollten. Das geht von den Funktionen der Staatsorgane, über die Grundrechte bis zum Verwaltungsverfahren. Kapitel... more...
- 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...
- 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...