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  • Genetics, Crime and Justiceby Debra Wilson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    As our understanding of genetics increases, its use in criminal justice becomes more attractive. This timely book examines the use of genetic information both in criminal investigations and during the trial process. It discusses current scientific understanding and considers some potential legal, ethical and sociological issues with the use of genetic... more...

  • Private International Law in Chinaby Guangjian Tu

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 76.20

    This book provides a systematic elaboration of Chinese Private International Law, reveals the general techniques concerning conflict of laws in China, explains the detailed Chinese conflict rules for different areas of law, and demonstrates how international civil litigation is pursued in China. Clearly structured and written by a native Chinese scholar... more...

  • New Developments in Civil and Commercial Mediationby Carlos Esplugues Mota; Louis Marquis

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 185.07

    By means of the analysis of more than 20 national jurisdictions of different legal and geographical origin this book provides a general understanding of the developments that civil and commercial mediation is currently undertaking across the world. The book combines 25 national reports with a General Report analyzing the major trends in civil and... more...

  • Investing into North African Solar Powerby Robert Gömmel

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 94.71

    This book investigates how a North African solar thermal power plant can be set up under the guidance of European investors (e.g. the Desertec Concept) as a Public Private Partnership (PPP). It outlines the importance of early awareness of contract-related risks, investment risks and dispute settlement, arguing that commercial and investment arbitration... more...

  • Silence and Confessionsby Susan Easton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This book examines the treatment of suspects in interrogation and explores issues surrounding the right to silence. Employing a socio-legal approach, it draws from empirical research in the social sciences including social psychology to understand the problem of obtaining reliable evidence during interrogation. more...

  • Joint Development of Hydrocarbon Deposits in the Law of the Seaby Vasco Becker-Weinberg

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 119.75

    This book examines the concept and purpose of joint development agreements of offshore hydrocarbon deposits from the perspective of public international law and the law of the sea, taking into consideration and extensively reviewing State practice concerning seabed activities in disputed maritime areas and when hydrocarbon deposits extend across maritime... more...

  • The Future of Civil Litigationby Laura Ervo; Anna Nylund

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 119.75

    This book offers an analysis of the current trends and developments in Nordic civil litigation and is divided into four main parts. In the first part a picture of the current civil litigation landscape is provided by focusing on whether there is a truly Nordic form of civil litigation, the current state of Nordic civil litigation, the recent major... more...

  • The International Court of Justiceby Serena Forlati

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 94.71

    The International Court of Justice is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, and epitomizes the very notion of international judicial institution. Yet, it decides inter-State disputes only with the parties? consent. This makes it more similar to international arbitral tribunals than other international courts. However, the permanent... more...

  • Misleading DNA Evidenceby Peter Gill

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 29.95

    Misleading DNA Evidence: A Guide for Scientists, Judges, and Lawyers presents the reasons miscarriages of justice can occur when dealing with DNA, what the role of the forensic scientist is throughout the process, and how judges and lawyers can educate themselves about all of the possibilities to consider when dealing with cases that involve DNA... more...

  • Language and the Right to Fair Hearing in International Criminal Trialsby Catherine S. Namakula

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 97.97

    By means of empirical research and jurisprudential analysis, this book explores the implications that conducting a trial in more than one language can have for the right to fair trial. It illuminates the complexities of translation in a multilingual trial. more...