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  • Introduction to Court Interpretingby Holly Mikkelson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Court interpreting is becoming increasingly professionalized as the number of practitioners grows and judicial systems and legislatures throughout the world focus more on language rights as an element of due process. Introduction to Court Interpreting is the first course book for court interpreter training that is not oriented toward the judicial... more...

  • It is Hereby Performed...by Dennis Kurzon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 98.00

    This book deals with speech acts, especially performatives, that are regarded as ?operative? in legal discourse. After a detailed exposition of speech act theory in relation to legislative texts, the author discusses the legal document as a communicative act; potential speech acts and delegated legislation; wills, the marriage ceremony and statutes... more...

  • The Judge in a Democracyby Aharon Barak

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 33.95

    Whether examining election outcomes, the legal status of terrorism suspects, or if (or how) people can be sentenced to death, a judge in a modern democracy assumes a role that raises some of the most contentious political issues of our day. But do judges even have a role beyond deciding the disputes before them under law? What are the criteria for... more...

  • Judges in Contemporary Democracyby Justice Stephen Breyer; Robert Badinter

    NYU Press 2004; US$ 59.50

    Edited by a Supreme Court Justice, these are essays on the role a judge must play in the legal process across a wide-spectrum of democracies. more...

  • The Judicial Processby E. W. Thomas

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 44.00

    This 2005 book propounds a coherent and comprehensive judicial methodology for modern times. more...

  • Judicial Recourse to Foreign Lawby Basil Markesinis; Jorg Fedtke

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Accessible and clearly structured, this is the first book to include examinations of public and private law in the discussion about access to foreign laws. With commentaries by an international collection of leading judges in the field, it looks at the practice in a range of countries spread across the globe. In jurisprudence an exchange of ideas... more...

  • Judicial Reputationby Nuno Garoupa; Tom Ginsburg

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    Judges are society?s elders and experts, our masters and mediators. We depend on them to dispense justice with integrity, deliberation, and efficiency. Yet judges, as Alexander Hamilton famously noted, lack the power of the purse or the sword. They must rely almost entirely on their reputations to secure compliance with their decisions, obtain resources,... more...

  • Kraft Gesetzby Gerhard Wagner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 29.99

    Die Klärung der Wirksamkeit von Rechtsnormen gehört zu den zentralen Forschungsthemen nicht nur der Rechtssoziologie, sondern der Soziologie insgesamt. Denn Recht ist ebenso wie Konvention ein Ordnungsbegriff. Konventionelle und rechtliche Normen bewirken, dass die Abläufe sozialen Handelns in der Gesellschaft so ablaufen, wie sie ablaufen sollen bzw.... more...

  • Language and the Lawby John Peter Gibbons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Explains and describes the ways that language use in the legal system can create inequality and disadvantage. It examines the three main areas where the two intersect: the central issue of the language of the law; the disadvantage which language can impose before the law, and forensic linguistics - the use of linguistic evidence in legal processes.... more...

  • Language in the Negotiation of Justiceby Professor Christopher Williams; Professor Girolamo Tessuto; Professor Vijay K Bhatia; Ms Anne Wagner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book explores the ways language is used by the professional legal community for the communication of its main business - the negotiation of justice - in today?s globalized world. The volume addresses three main aspects of language use in the negotiation of justice. Beginning with the legal contexts of litigation, arbitration and mediation, the... more...