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  • 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...

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

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 45.67

    <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$ 48.81

    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...

  • 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...

  • Social Order and the Limits of Lawby Iredell Jenkins

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 53.00

    Professor Jenkins develops a systematic theory of the origins, the ends, and the functions of law. He then applies this theory to the problems that law encounters and the conditions that it must satisfy if it is to be an effective force in society. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...

  • Linguistic Evidenceby William M. O'Barr; Donald Black

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 55.95

    With the permission of a North Carolina court, more than 150 hours of courtroom speech were recorded for this study. These tapes provided a rich archive for a variety of different types of inquiry, including the ethnography of courtroom speech and social psychological experiments focused on effects of different modes of presenting information in courts... more...

  • Willensfreiheit und rechtliche Schuldby Reinhard Merkel

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 37.18

    Das Problem der Willensfreiheit gehört zu den schwierigsten Fragen der Philosophie der Geistes, der Ethik, der modernen Hirnforschung und auch der Strafrechtswissenschaft. In seiner grundlegenden Studie, die in der Fachwelt große Beachtung gefunden hat und jetzt als Neuauflage wieder lieferbar ist, gelingt es dem Autor, wichtige Analysen... more...