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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Lawby Andrei Marmor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Law provides a comprehensive, non-technical philosophical treatment of the fundamental questions about the nature of law.  Its coverage includes law's relation to morality and the moral obligations to obey the law, the main philosophical debates about particular legal areas such as criminal responsibility,... 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...

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

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 45.66

    <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...

  • Was bleibt? Recht und Postmoderneby Christian Becker

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 48.77

    Die postmoderne Rechtstheorie zeigt in unerbittlicher Konsequenz, dass Sprache nicht über sich selbst hinausweisen kann, weshalb ?die? Bedeutung des Gesetzes, ?der? Normzweck oder ?die? Rechtsprinzipien als Gegenstände des Rechtsdiskurses und Maßstab für die Vertretbarkeit juristischer Aussagen unverfügbar sind. Dieser Essay untersucht die... more...

  • Social Media in the Courtroom: A New Era for Criminal Justice?by Thaddeus Hoffmeister

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00

    Social media hasn't just changed society?it's changing the way in which criminal law is prosecuted, defended, and adjudicated. This fascinating book explains how. more...

  • Geltung und Anerkennung von Rechtby Fabian Wittreck

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 9.24

    Wann und warum ?gilt? Recht? Diese simple Frage stellt die Rechtswissenschaft ? wenn sie sich denn nicht auf den bloßen Hinweis auf die Publikation im Gesetzblatt beschränkt ? vor ein Dilemma, denn alle Antwortversuche weisen über die Fachdisziplin hinaus: Das gilt für die klassischen Geltungslehren, ganz gleich, ob sie rein formal argumentieren oder... more...