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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 148.69
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 159.36
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 169.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 159.36
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...
- 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...
- 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$ 32.00
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 127.49
This book thoroughly explores coherence and its significance in legal reasoning from the general philosophical perspective, the perspective of legal theory, and from the viewpoint of cognitive sciences, including research on artificial intelligence and law. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
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...