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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00
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 strategies... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 139.95
A rich, praxeological study that engages with 'living law' as it unfolds in context and in action to develop a fuller understanding of what law is, Adjudication in Action engages with Wittgenstein's later thought along with recent developments in ethnomethodology and conversation analysis, to explore people's orientation around and... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 179.00
The book provides the reader with a unique source regarding the current theoretical landscape in legal ontology engineering as well as on foreseeable future trends for the definition of conceptual structures to enhance the automatic processing and retrieval of legal information in the Semantic Web framework. It will thus interest researchers in the... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 179.00
Legal theory, political sciences, sociology, philosophy, logic, artificial intelligence: there are many approaches to legal argumentation. Each of them provides specific insights into highly complex phenomena. Different disciplines, but also different traditions in disciplines (e.g. analytical and continental traditions in philosophy) find here a rare... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 209.00
Use of argumentation methods applied to legal reasoning is a relatively new field of study. Many vitally important problems of legal reasoning can be profitably studied in light of these new methods, and even if they cannot all be solved in any single monograph. This book provides a survey of the leading problems, and oultines how future research using... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95
This collection investigates the latest advances in the field of legal translation and provides an invaluable reference volume for all academics and practitioners in the field. The authors offer philosophical, rhetorical, terminological and lexicographical perspectives and explore a range of topics from both theoretical and practical positions. Multiple... 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...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 9.99
A blog or tweet can get its author arrested or cost a lot of money in legal battles?this practical guide explains how to stay out of trouble when writing online Every time an internet user blogs or tweets, they may be subject to the laws of more than 200 jurisdictions. As more than a few bloggers or tweeters have discovered, you can be sued in... more...
- 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...
- 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... more...