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Interpretation and construction of law. Lacunae in law

  • Theory of Legal Principlesby Humberto Avila

    Springer 2007; US$ 179.00

    This book intends to help understand and apply principles and rules better. Its target is to keep the distinction between principles and rules whereas structuring it on different foundations than those jurisprudence ordinarily employs. The first object of investigation is the phenomenon of interpretation in Law in order to understand that the classification... more...

  • Purposive Interpretation in Lawby Aharon Barak; Sari Bashi

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 37.50

    This book presents a comprehensive theory of legal interpretation, by a leading judge and legal theorist. Currently, legal philosophers and jurists apply different theories of interpretation to constitutions, statutes, rules, wills, and contracts. Aharon Barak argues that an alternative approach--purposive interpretation--allows jurists and scholars... more...

  • Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Volume 9 (2002-2003)by Eugene Cotran; Martin Lau

    BRILL 2004; US$ 345.00

    Practitioners and academics dealing with the Middle East can turn to the Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law for an instant source of information on the developments over an entire year in the region. The Yearbook covers Islamic and non-Islamic legal subjects, including the laws themselves, of some twenty Arab and other Islamic countries. more...

  • Verweisungen in deutschen Rechtsnormen.by Alfred G. Debus

    Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 77.01

    Hauptbeschreibung Verweisungen in deutschen Rechtsnormen werden in der Literatur häufig als problematisch und in einigen Fällen als verfassungsrechtlich unzulässig bewertet. "Verweisungsfreundlicher" ist die dazu bislang aber nur fragmentarisch vorliegende Kasuistik des Bundesverfassungsgerichts. Vor diesem Hintergrund hinterfragt Alfred G. Debus... more...

  • The Nature of Legislative Intentby Richard Ekins

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 69.99

    Are legislatures able to form and act on intentions? The question matters because the interpretation of statutes is often thought to centre on the intention of the legislature and because the way in which the legislature acts is relevant to the authority it does or should enjoy. Many scholars argue that legislative intent is a fiction: the legislative... more...

  • Die Pflicht zur rahmenbeschlusskonformen Auslegung.by Katrin Först

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 81.68

    Hauptbeschreibung Anlass der Untersuchung ist das Pupino-Urteil des EuGH, mit welchem der EuGH das Rechtsinstitut der richtlinienkonformen Auslegung auf EU-Rahmenbeschlüsse übertragen hat. An der Schnittstelle von Europarecht, Völkerrecht und Verfassungsrecht analysiert Katrin Först den Geltungsgrund sowie Inhalt und Umfang der Pflicht zur rahmenbeschlusskonformen... more...

  • Law and Objectivityby Kent Greenawalt

    Oxford University Press, USA 1995; US$ 37.99

    In modern times the idea of the objectivity of law has been undermined by skepticism about legal institutions, disbelief in ideals of unbiased evaluation, and a conviction that language is indeterminate. Greenawalt here considers the validity of such skepticism, examining such questions as: whether the law as it exists provides determinate answers... more...

  • Interpretation of Law in the Global Worldby Joanna Jemielniak; Przemyslaw Miklaszewicz

    Springer 2010; US$ 219.00

    The volume examines the impact of applying transnational rules on the repertory, methods and practice of legal interpretation. It scrutinizes how globalization processes in law - those reaching top-down (such as European law), as well as those developing bottom-up (such as the new lex mercatoria and international commercial arbitration) - influence... more...

  • Why the Law Is So Perverseby Leo Katz

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 22.50

    Conundrums, puzzles, and perversities: these are Leo Katz’s stock-in-trade, and in Why the Law Is So Perverse , he focuses on four fundamental features of our legal system, all of which seem to not make sense on some level and to demand explanation. First, legal decisions are essentially made in an either/or fashion—guilty or not guilty,... more...

  • Der Parasit der Überzeugungsbildung.by Matthias Kronenberger

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 60.68

    Hauptbeschreibung Matthias Kronenberger behandelt ein alltägliches Thema der praktischen gerichtlichen Tätigkeit. Er bedient sich hierzu des in der Rechtstheorie und Rechtsphilosophie bisher ungebräuchlichen Schlüsselwortes des Parasiten, mit dem an die grundlegende Arbeit des französischen Mathematikers und Philosophen Michel Serres angeknüpft wird.... more...