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- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
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 todays 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,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 109.99
The interaction between state, transnational and international law is overlapping and often conflicting. Yet despite this messiness and multiplicity, law still creates obligations for its subjects. Despite its plurality, law still claims some kind of authority. The implications of this plurality of law can be troubling. It generates uncertainty for... more...
- 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...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 160.00
The 22nd edition of the JURIX conference was held in Rotterdam on the 17th and 18th December and was hosted by the Erasmus University Rotterdam. While the conference was back to its country of origin, JURIX continues to attract a wide international audience. This year, the conference received submissions from all five continents. This clearly demonstrates... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 41.99
When cases come before courts can we predict the outcome? Is legal reasoning rationally persuasive, working within a formal structure and using recognisable forms of arguments to produce predictable results? Or is legal reasoning mere 'rhetoric´in the pejorative sense, open to use, and abuse, to achieve whatever ends unscrupulous politicians,... more...
- IOS Press 2013; US$ 160.00
In the same way that it has become part of all our lives, computer technology is now integral to the work of the legal profession. The JURIX Foundation has been organizing annual international conferences in the area of computer science and law since 1988, and continues to support cutting-edge research and applications at the interface between law... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
The term judicial opinion can be a misnomer as rarely are judges? true feelings on legal issues and the work they do made available to the public. Judges are constrained when writing decisions to follow the law and leave personal commentary aside. Through a series of revealing interviews, this book gathers empirical data from judges and justices... more...
- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
This book explores the development of both the civil law conception of the Legal State and the common law conception of the Rule of Law. It examines the philosophical and historical background of both concepts, as well as the problem of the interrelation between the two doctrines. The book brings together twenty-five leading scholars from around the... more...