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  • "Recht ist Streit"by Jing Li

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    Using linguistic instruments this work sets out to give a transparent description of the text-supported and discourse-based legal dispute in the process of reaching a legal judgement. It examines a corpus of authentic texts originating from six related legal cases in Germany, identifying distinct speech act patterns and the specific action... more...

  • Adjudication in Actionby Professor Baudouin Dupret; Dr Dave Francis; Dr Stephen Hester; Dr Andrew Carlin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Adjudication in Action describes the moral dimension of judicial activities and the judicial approach to questions of morality, observing the contextualized deployment of various practices and the activities of diverse people who, in different capacities, find themselves involved with institutional judicial space. Exploring the manner in which the... more...

  • Approaches to Legal Ontologiesby Giovanni Sartor; Pompeu Casanovas; Mariangela Biasiotti; Meritxell Fernández-Barrera

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00

    Plugging a gap in the market with its exploration of current methodologies and theoretical approaches to legal ontologies, this volume will enhance the retrieval and processing of legal data from the Semantic Web. It covers a range of ontological approaches. more...

  • Approaches to Legal Rationalityby Dov M. Gabbay; Patrice Canivez; Shahid Rahman; Alexandre Thiercelin

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00

    Approaches to Legal Rationality explores the most pertinent approaches to rationality in a legal context, and grapples with the relationship between logic and law. More than a collection of papers, the text includes chapters written from both analytical and continental philosophical perspectives. more...

  • Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translationby Hanem El-Farahaty

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translation provides a groundbreaking investigation of the issues found in legal translation between Arabic and English. Drawing on a contrastive-comparative approach, it analyses parallel authentic legal documents in both Arabic and English to examine the features of legal discourse in both languages and uncover the... more...

  • Argumentation Methods for Artificial Intelligence in Lawby Douglas Walton

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 209.00

    During a recent visit to China to give an invited lecture on legal argumentation I was asked a question about conventional opinion in western countries. If legal r- soning is thought to be important by those both inside and outside the legal prof- sion, why does there appear to be so little attention given to the study of legal logic? This was a hard... more...

  • The Ashgate Handbook of Legal Translationby Dr King Kui Sin; Ms Anne Wagner; Professor Le Cheng; Professor Vijay K Bhatia

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    This volume investigates advances in the field of legal translation both from a theoretical and practical perspective, with professional and academic insights from leading experts in the field. Part I of the collection focuses on the exploration of legal translatability from a theoretical angle. Covering fundamental issues such as equivalence in legal... more...

  • Authoritiesby Nicole Roughan

    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...

  • Briefcase on Family Lawby L.B. Curzon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    This Briefcase  is made up of a very wide selection of cases chosen so as to enunciate and illustrate some of the fundamental principles applied by the courts to contemporary problems of family law. The basic facts of the cases and the courts decisions are outlined, and particular attention is given to judicial comments on the essence of the legal... more...

  • The Cloaking of Powerby Paul O. Carrese

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    How did the US judiciary become so powerful?powerful enough that state and federal judges once vied to decide a presidential election? What does this prominence mean for the law, constitutionalism, and liberal democracy? In The Cloaking of Power , Paul O. Carrese provides a provocative analysis of the intellectual sources of today?s powerful judiciary,... more...