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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 30.00
In this text, the author offers a thesis about how the law works in America, arguing that the courts best enable people to live together, despite their diversity, by resolving particular cases without taking sides in broader, more abstract conflicts. more...
- IOS Press 2005; US$ 136.00
Currently, several artificial intelligence technologies are growing increasingly mature, including computational modeling of reasoning, natural language processing, information retrieval, information extraction, machine learning, electronic agents, and reasoning with uncertainty. Their integration in and adaptation to legal knowledge and information... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 111.60
This study explores the socio-legal context of economic rationality in the legal and, specifically, judicial systems. In so doing it explores the meaning and relevance of the concept of efficiency for the operation of courts and court systems. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 118.80
Whereas many modern works on comparative law focus on various aspects of legal doctrine, the aim of this book is more theoretical - to reflect on comparative law as a scholarly discipline, and in particular its epistemology and methodology. It seeks answers to fundamental, scientific problems of comparative research. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 102.60
This text argues that our conception of the legal system, of democracy, of the legitimation of law and of the respective role of judges, legislators and legal scholars should be based on a pluralist and communicative approach. It analyses the main problems of jurisprudence from such a perspective. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 49.50
The law is a symbolic construction and therefore rests on a variety of undertakings. What gives law its meaning is,for some, ideology, for others, the welfare of the majority. However, what is manifest is a conception of the law as a material structure that carries symbols of everyday life. The analyses that are made in the law and semiotics movements... more...
- IOS Press 2006; US$ 113.00
This volume contains the Proceedings of the Nineteenth JURIX Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (JURIX 2006). The large number of submissions shows that the interdisciplinary community is still growing and active. This volume again covers a broad range of topics. Argumentation is central to legal reasoning and therefore it is no... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 74.95
Examines legal translation in its many facets from an interdisciplinary perspective, covering both theoretical and practical grounds and linguistic as well as legal issues. This book analyses the basic skills and competence of the legal translator and various types of legal texts. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 209.00
Attempts to describe and criticize four methods used in legal practice, legal dogmatics and legal theory: logic, analysis, argumentation and hermeneutics. This book contains essays that seek to answer questions concerning the assumptions standing behind these methods, the limits of using them and their usefulness in the practice and theory of law. more...