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  • Die Anwendung von Rechtsprinzipien in der Spruchpraxis der Götz J. Göttsche

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 62.15

    Hauptbeschreibung Die am 1. Januar 1995 erfolgte Gründung der Welthandelsorganisation (WTO) gilt als Meilenstein in der Entwicklung der internationalen Handelsbeziehungen. Dabei läßt sich die Bedeutung, die dem WTO-Recht heute zukommt, zu einem erheblichen Teil auf die Effektivität des neugeschaffenen Streitbeilegungsmechanismus (DSU) zurückführen.... more...

  • Volksgesetzgebung in Christopher Schwieger

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 82.87

    Hauptbeschreibung Christopher Schwieger stellt eine erste umfassende Forschungsgeschichte über den wissenschaftlichen Umgang mit einer unmittelbaren Gesetzgebung durch das Volk (Volksgesetzgebung) auf der Ebene von Bund oder Reich in Deutschland von 1919 bis 2002 dar. Eingebettet in einen historischen Rahmen aus Überblicken über die Entstehung der... more...

  • Rechtspositivismus versus Naturrechtslehre als Folge des Legitimitä Pavel Holländer

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 53.59

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Dilemma der Wahl zwischen dem Naturrecht und dem positiven Recht erinnert an das Dilemma zwischen Sein und Sollen im Lichte der Humeschen These. Diese These liefert in Form zweier Elemente keine Lösung, sie muss um ein drittes Element ergänzt werden. Streit zwischen Iusnaturalismus und Iuspositivismus in seiner Gestalt, in der... more...

  • Democratization and the Judiciaryby Roberto Gargarella; Siri Gloppen; Elin Skaar

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    This title examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa, focusing on their ability to hold political power-holders accountable when they act outside their constitutionally defined powers. The book also issues a warning: there are problems inherent in the current global move towards strong constitutional government,... more...

  • Benthamby James Steintrager

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1977 this volume challenges the accepted interpretations of Bentham's political thought and in particular the landmark criticism by John Stuart Mill and Elie Halévy, the author consulted the extensive manuscript collections left by Bentham to the University of London and the British museum in the preparation of this volume. more...

  • Lobbyists, Governments and Public Trust, 1by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 40.00

    Lobbying can improve policy making by providing valuable insights and data, but it can also result in unfair advantages for vested interests if the process is opaque and standards are lax.‪‪ Lobbying is resource intensive. The financial services sector in the United States spent USD 3.4 billion lobbying the federal government between... more...

  • Sovereignty, Emergency, Legalityby Austin Sarat

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    This book examines law's complex relationship to sovereign power and emergency conditions and places today's responses to emergency in historical and institutional context. more...

  • Coercing Virtueby Robert H. Bork

    Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 10.99

    Judge Robert H. Bork will deliver the Barbara Frum Historical Lecture at the University of Toronto in March 2002. This annual lecture ?on a subject of contemporary history in historical perspective? was established in memory of Barbara Frum and will be broadcast on the CBC Radio program Ideas . In Coercing Virtue , former US solicitor general Robert... more...

  • A Natural Experiment on Electoral Law Reformby Daniela Giannetti; Bernard Grofman

    Springer 2011; US$ 169.00

    In the early 1990s, major electoral reforms took place in both Italy and Japan; each replaced a form of "proportional representation" (in which voters cast a ballot for a party list) with a "mixed member" system (in which voters cast ballots for individual candidates and party lists). The reforms were enacted by political elites... more...

  • Die Macht der Judikativeby André Brodocz

    Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 49.99