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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... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; 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 Netherlands 2010; US$ 179.00
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 179.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
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$ 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...
- 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...