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  • 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...

  • Comparative Law - Engaging Translationby Simone Glanert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard to overstate. The following situations are typical. A French law school is teaching French law in the English language to foreign exchange students.... 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...

  • The Legal Doctrines of the Rule of Law and the Legal State (Rechtsstaat)by James R. Silkenat; James E. Hickey Jr.; Peter D. Barenboim

    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...

  • 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...

  • Language in the Negotiation of Justiceby Christopher Williams; Girolamo Tessuto

    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 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,... more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby K.D. Ashley

    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...

  • Trends in the Judiciaryby Dilip K. Das; Cliff Roberson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.95

    U.S. Supreme Court justices are studied publicly, but scant attention is generally paid to the judges who function daily in other courts of the world. Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe assembles a collection of interviews conducted by international scholars and researchers. It provides an insider?s perspective of how... more...

  • Judicial Decision-Making in a Globalised Worldby Elaine Mak

    Hart Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 81.00

    Based on interviews with judges, this book presents the inside story of how judges engage with international and comparative law in the highest courts of the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, France and the Netherlands. more...

  • Von der Spezifikation zum Schlussby Lothar Philipps; Rainhard Z. Bengez

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 58.04

    Regeln sind ein integraler Bestandteil der sozialen und technischen Lebenswelt des Menschen. Durch sie wird der Umfang der Komplexität der Interaktion auf ein erträgliches ökonomisches Maß reduziert. Regeln sind zeitgebunden und zeitlos; fair und gerecht für alle können sie aber nie sein. Der Sammelband erörtert die Frage: Was ist die Natur der Regeln? more...