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- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 133.00
In this handbook questions regarding the method behind European law, particularly European private law, are represented for the first time comprehensively and systematically for instruction and practice. In addition to the basics, the authors discuss the questions of method behind the primary and secondary law as well as the member states' (transfer)... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 89.95
This book present a structure for understanding and exploring the semiotic character of law and law systems. Cultivating a deep understanding for the ways in which lawyers make meaningthe way in which they help make the world and are made, in turn by the world they create can provide a basis for consciously engaging in the work of the law... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
This book examines legal language as a language for special purposes, evaluating the functions and characteristics of legal language and the terminology of law. Using examples drawn from major and lesser legal languages, it examines the major legal languages themselves, beginning with Latin through German, French, Spanish and English. The work will... more...
- Intellect 2012; US$ 20.00
Cameras in court or television courtroom broadcasting (TCB) is topical and controversial. This book explores one important aspect of the TCB debate. It explores one of the central concerns in the TCB debate, namely whether there are effects of television cameras in the courtroom. Are the people in court affected or distracted by the television cameras?... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 99.99
In recent years we have witnessed major developments in philosophical inquiry concerning the nature of law and, with the continuing development of international and transnational legal institutions, in the phenomenon of law itself. This volume gathers leading writers in the field to take stock of current debates on the nature of law and the aims and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00
At least since plato and Aristotle, thinkers have pondered the relationship between philosophical arguments and the "sophistical" arguments offered by the Sophists -- who were the first professional lawyers. Judges wield substantial political power, and the justifications they offer for their decisions are a vital means by which citizens can assess... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
This book explores the ways language is used by the professional legal community for the communication of its main business - the negotiation of justice - in todays globalized world. The volume addresses three main aspects of language use in the negotiation of justice. Beginning with the legal contexts of litigation, arbitration and mediation,... 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...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 89.99
The last two decades have witnessed an exponential growth in debates on the use of foreign law by courts. Different labels have been attached to the same phenomenon: judges drawing inspiration from outside of their national legal systems for solving purely domestic disputes. By doing so, the judges are said to engage in cross-border judicial dialogues.... more...