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- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 78.84
Die interdisziplinär ausgerichtete Arbeit, die sowohl für den Alt- wie den Rechtshistoriker von allergrößtem Interesse ist, setzt in der umfassenden Sichtung und Analyse unterschiedlichster Quellengattungen (juristische Texte, christliche Literatur, literarische Quellen, Papyri) Maßstäbe. Während in der althistorischen Forschung bislang vor allem nach... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 201.00
This book analyses the legal and aesthetic discourses that combine to shape the image of the criminal, and that image's contemporary endurance. The author traces the roots of contemporary ideas about criminality back to legal, philosophical and aesthetic concepts originating in the nineteenth century. Building on the ideas of Foucault and Walter Benjamin,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional Justice explores how corporations can be held accountable for their role in past human rights violations when a country is making a transition from conflict or repression to peace and democracy. It breaks new ground in theorizing the linkages between the areas of transitional justice and corporate... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
The International Court of Justice is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, and epitomizes the very notion of international judicial institution. Yet, it decides inter-State disputes only with the parties? consent. This makes it more similar to international arbitral tribunals than other international courts. However, the permanent nature... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00
Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham?s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham?s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While offering a suggestive picture of contemporary Bentham... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 29.95
Misleading DNA Evidence: A Guide for Scientists, Judges, and Lawyers presents the reasons miscarriages of justice can occur when dealing with DNA, what the role of the forensic scientist is throughout the process, and how judges and lawyers can educate themselves about all of the possibilities to consider when dealing with cases that involve DNA... more...
- American Bar Association 2014; US$ 19.99
This pocket-sized guide identifies common American legal phrases and concepts and provides accurate Spanish translations. The book is divided into sections based on substantive areas of law including criminal law, family law, labor and employment law, personal injury and medical malpractice, immigration, bankruptcy, and business law. In addition, a... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Historically the death penalty was mandatory for the crime of murder and other violent felonies, in accordance with English common law. Over the last three decades many former British colonies have reformed their capital punishment regimes to permit judicial sentencing discretion, including consideration of mitigating factors. Applying a comparative... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
This book addresses two countervailing challenges to theory and policy in law and economics. The first is the rise of legal origins theory, which denies the comparative law view of convergence between common law and civil law by the assertion of an economic superiority of common law. The second is the series of economic crises in the very financial... more...