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  • Comparative Reasoning in European Supreme Courtsby Michal Bobek

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 89.99

    The last two decades have witnessed an exponential growth in debates on the use of foreign law by courts. Different labels have been attached to the same phenomenon: judges drawing inspiration from outside of their national legal systems for solving purely domestic disputes. By doing so, the judges are said to engage in cross-border judicial dialogues.... more...

  • Criminal Judgesby M. McConville; L. Marsh

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This provocative and powerful book provides a critical review of Britain's criminal justice process through its practices, culture and traditions, revealing a landscape in ruins under the dominance of State-induced Guilty Pleas. Against a backdrop of a dysfunctional criminal justice system, the authors bring an avalanche of legal and empirical... more...

  • Demystifying Legal Reasoningby Larry Alexander; Emily Sherwin

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00

    This book defends the proposition that there are no special forms of reasoning peculiar to law. more...

  • Dimensions of Forensic Linguisticsby John Gibbons; M. Teresa Turell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 149.00

    This volume functions as a guide to the multidisciplinary nature of Forensic Linguistics understood in its broadest sense as the interface between language and the law. It seeks to address the links in this relatively young field between theory, method and data, without neglecting the need for new research questions in the field. Perhaps the most striking... more...

  • Diversity and Tolerance in Socio-Legal Contextsby Ms Anne Wagner; Professor Vijay K Bhatia

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Why is there so much resistance to recent issues of tolerance and diversity? Despite efforts of the international community to encourage open-mindedness, recent attempts at international, political and economic integration have shown that religious, cultural and ethnic tolerance and diversity remain under threat. The contributions in the volume reflect... more...

  • Doing Justice to Court Interpretingby Miriam Shlesinger; Franz Pöchhacker

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00

    First published as a Special Issue of Interpreting (10:1, 2008) and complemented with two articles published in Interpreting (12:1, 2010), this volume provides a panoramic view of the complex and uniquely constrained practice of court interpreting. In an array of empirical papers, the nine authors explore the potential of court interpreters to... more...

  • Europäische Methodenlehreby Karl Riesenhuber

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 140.00

    In this handbook questions regarding the method behind European law, particularly European private law, are represented for the first time comprehensively and systematically for instruction and practice. In addition to the basics, the authors discuss the questions of method behind the primary and secondary law as well as the member states'... more...

  • Families, Care-giving and Paid Workby Grace James; Nicole Busby

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This unique selection of chapters brings together researchers from a variety of academic disciplines to explore aspects of law's engagement with working families. It connects academic debate with policy proposals through an integrated set of approaches and perspectives. Families, Care-giving and Paid Work offers an original approach to a very topical... more...

  • Forgotten Justiceby Allan Beever

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 89.99

    Throughout much of the history of political philosophy, many of the great philosophers begin their work with an investigation of private law. Why is this? And why is the central focus of our modern concern, the state, examined so late in their works? This book suggests an answer to these and related questions. It reveals that there are two general... more...

  • Interpretation, Law and the Construction of Meaningby Anne Wagner; Wouter Werner; Deborah Cao

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00

    Legal semiotics emphasizes the contingency and fluidity of legal concepts and stresses the existence of overlapping, competing and coexisting legal discourses. In response to new problems, changing power structures, changing societal norms and new faces of injustice established doctrines are reconsidered, reformulated and partly replaced by competing... more...