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  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby E. Francesconi; G. Sartor; D. Tiscornia

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 145.00

    From its very beginning, legal informatics was limited to the study of legal databases, but very early on, the Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques started being involved with the topic of the Jurix conference, namely knowledge-based systems. This book includes programmatic papers with accounts of applications and prototypes. more...

  • Diversity and Tolerance in Socio-Legal Contextsby Anne Wagner; Vijay K. Bhatia

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95

    This book explores how the various disciplines of law and linguistics can help us understand the nature of 'Diversity and Tolerance' – both oral and written – and how it might be clarified to avoid fear, and conflicts. It presents and examines recent research and theories at national level and on the international scene. more...

  • Legal Theory, Sources of Law and the Semantic Webby A. Boer

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 167.00

    Legal Theory, Sources of Law and the Semantic Web is an attempt to construct an integrated conceptual framework for the application-neutral and problem-neutral representation of sources of law using Semantic Web technology and concepts, and some technically straightforward extensions to Semantic Web technology based on established practices found in... more...

  • Living Speechby James Boyd White

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 28.95

    Language is our key to imagining the world, others, and ourselves. Yet sometimes our ways of talking dehumanize others and trivialize human experience. In war other people are imagined as enemies to be killed. The language of race objectifies those it touches, and propaganda disables democracy. Advertising reduces us to consumers, and clichés destroy... more...

  • The Methodology of Maurice Hauriouby Christopher Berry Gray

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 68.00

    This book shows that Hauriou’s positivist and pragmatic jurisprudence and social theory, as well as their application to the study of institutions, is satisfactorily supported by his idealistic philosophy. The nine chapters first locate Hauriou’s influences, then situate his disciplinary methodologies within methodology in general. The central... more...

  • International Relations Theory and International Lawby Adriana Sinclair

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    In this book, Adriana Sinclair provides international relations theorists with a better understanding of law and international law. more...

  • Dimensions of Forensic Linguisticsby John Gibbons; M. Teresa Turell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 149.00

    This volume functions as a guide to the multidisciplinary nature of Forensic Linguistics understood in its broadest sense as the interface between language and the law. It seeks to address the links in this relatively young field between theory, method and data, without neglecting the need for new research questions in the field. Perhaps the most striking... more...

  • Approaches to Legal Rationalityby Dov M. Gabbay; Patrice Canivez; Shahid Rahman; Alexandre Thiercelin

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    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...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby R.G.F. Winkels

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 160.00

    The 23rd edition of the JURIX conference was held in the United Kingdom from the 15th till the 17th of December and was hosted by the University of Liverpool. This year submissions came from 18 countries covering all five continents. These proceedings contain thirteen full and nine short papers that were selected for presentation. As usual they cover... more...

  • Semiotics of International Lawby Evandro Menezes de Carvalho

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    Language carries more than meanings; language conveys a means of conceiving the world. In this sense, national legal systems expressed through national languages organize the Law based on their own understanding of reality. International Law becomes, in this context, the meeting point where different legal cultures and different views of world intersect.... more...