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  • Reading Modern Lawby Ruth Buchanan; Stewart Motha; Sundhya Pahuja

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Reading Modern Law identifies and elaborates upon key critical methodologies for reading and writing about law in modernity. The force of law rests on determinate and localizable authorizations, as well as an expansive capacity to encompass what has not been pre-figured by an order of rules. The key question this dynamic of law raises is how legal... 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...

  • Philosophical Foundations of the Nature of Lawby Wil Waluchow; Stefan Sciaraffa

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99

    Recent years have witnessed major developments in philosophical inquiry concerning the nature of law and, with the growth of transnational legal institutions, in the phenomenon of law itself. This volume gathers leading writers in the field to take stock of current debates on the nature of law and the aims and methods of legal philosophy. more...

  • Forgotten Justiceby Allan Beever

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 89.99

    Challenging the assumptions of modern political and legal philosophy, this book presents a historical account of the development of thinking about justice and political obligations. It argues against the modern fixation with the state, and for a return to traditional conceptions of political community and the law. more...

  • Logic, Probability, and Presumptions in Legal Reasoningby Scott Brewer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00

    At least since plato and Aristotle, thinkers have pondered the relationship between philosophical arguments and the "sophistical" arguments offered by the Sophists -- who were the first professional lawyers. Judges wield substantial political power, and the justifications they offer for their decisions are a vital means by which citizens can assess... more...

  • Authoritiesby Nicole Roughan

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99

    How can legal authority be explained beyond the sovereign state? Roughan argues that instances of transnational and international law, along with overlapping constitutional orders, should be regarded as having shared, interdependent and relative authority. more...

  • Comparative Reasoning in European Supreme Courtsby Michal Bobek

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 89.99

    When and why do judges use inspiration from other systems in solving cases in national law? This book examines the frequency and the genuine practice of cross-border judicial dialogue in contemporary Europe. It evaluates these findings and asks what they mean for our understanding of judicial reasoning and judicial function today. more...

  • Legal Translation Explainedby Enrique Alcaraz; Brian Hughes; Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Focusing on the problems of translating English legal language, Alcaraz and Hughes offer a wide-ranging view of one of the most demanding and vital areas of contemporary translation practice. Individual chapters deal with legal English as a linguistic system, special concepts in the translation of legal English, the genres of legal translation, and... more...

  • 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...