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  • Mixed Legal Systems, East and Westby Vernon Valentine Palmer; Mohamed Y. Mattar; Anna Koppel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 139.95

    This book takes us far beyond the usual focus of comparative law with analysis of a broad range of jurisdictions, including mixtures of common and civil law, and also those mixing Islamic and/or traditional legal systems with those derived from common and/or civil law traditions. The discussion is situated within the broader context of the continuing... more...

  • Legal Lexicographyby Máirtín Mac Aodha

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    Legal lexicography or jurilexicography is the most neglected aspect of the discipline of jurilinguistics, despite its great relevance for translators, academics and comparative lawyers. This volume bridges this gap by bringing together contributions from ten jurisdictions from leading experts in the field. The work addresses aspects of legal lexicography,... more...

  • The Ashgate Handbook of Legal Translationby Le Cheng; King Kui Sin; Anne Wagner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    This collection investigates the latest advances in the field of legal translation and provides an invaluable reference volume for all academics and practitioners in the field. The authors offer philosophical, rhetorical, terminological and lexicographical perspectives and explore a range of topics from both theoretical and practical positions. Multiple... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    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...

  • Administrative Litigation Systems in Greater China and Europeby Yuwen Li

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book provides a comparative study of the administrative litigation systems in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao, as well as in a number of selected European countries including both states with an advanced rule of law and new democracies. The collective work illustrates the common characteristics of the rapid development of administrative litigation... more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby R. Hoekstra

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 160.00

    The JURIX conferences are an established international forum for academics, practitioners, government and industry to present and discuss advanced research at the interface between law and computer science. Subjects addressed in this book cover all aspects of this diverse field: theoretical ? focused on a better understanding of argumentation, reasoning,... more...

  • Concepts of Lawby Seán Patrick Donlan; Lukas Heckendorn Urscheler

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    In this study international legal experts explore legal concepts and contexts from diverse national and disciplinary perspectives. Themes range from legal and normative pluralism to the development of state law and legal systems, and from law’s rhetoric and the potential utility of alternative vocabularies to the polyjurality of the present. The... more...

  • A Study of Mixed Legal Systemsby Sue Farran; Esin Örücü; Seán Patrick Donlan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book provides a fascinating and critical insight into familiar and less familiar mixed legal systems, taking the reader on a voyage of discovery from St Lucia and Guyana to the islands of the Seychelles and Mauritius. It considers those mixed systems which share boundaries with unmixed ones, such as Scotland and Quebec, and those located off-shore... more...

  • Recht und Frieden ? Wozu Recht?by Bernhard Jakl; Beatrice Brunhöber; Ariane Grieser; Juliane Ottmann; Tim Wihl

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 41.09

    <P>Zwei Tagungen des Jungen Forums Rechtsphilosophie werden in diesem Band dokumentiert: Die Beiträge der Münsteraner Tagung beleuchten die Befriedungsfunktion des Rechts. Sie untersuchen auf der Ebene der Normenbegründung den Zusammenhang von Recht und Frieden in Hegels Konzeption einer Entfaltung des freien Willens, in der rechtspositivistischen... more...

  • Language and the Lawby John Gibbons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Explains and describes the ways that language use in the legal system can create inequality and disadvantage. It examines the three main areas where the two intersect: the central issue of the language of the law; the disadvantage which language can impose before the law, and forensic linguistics - the use of linguistic evidence in legal processes.... more...