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  • Logic, Probability, and Presumptions in Legal Reasoningby Scott Brewer

    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...

  • Language in the Negotiation of Justiceby Professor Christopher Williams; Professor Girolamo Tessuto; Professor Vijay K Bhatia; Ms Anne Wagner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    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 today?s 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, the... more...

  • Authoritiesby Nicole Roughan

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99

    How can legal authority be explained beyond the sovereign state? Roughan argues that instances of transnational and international law, along with overlapping constitutional orders, should be regarded as having shared, interdependent and relative authority. more...

  • Comparative Reasoning in European Supreme Courtsby Michal Bobek

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 89.99

    When and why do judges use inspiration from other systems in solving cases in national law? This book examines the frequency and the genuine practice of cross-border judicial dialogue in contemporary Europe. It evaluates these findings and asks what they mean for our understanding of judicial reasoning and judicial function today. more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby G. Governatori

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 160.00

    The 22nd edition of the JURIX conference was held in Rotterdam on the 17th and 18th December and was hosted by the Erasmus University Rotterdam. While the conference was back to its country of origin, JURIX continues to attract a wide international audience. This year, the conference received submissions from all five continents. This clearly demonstrates... more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby K.D. Ashley

    IOS Press 2013; US$ 160.00

    In the same way that it has become part of all our lives, computer technology is now integral to the work of the legal profession. The JURIX Foundation has been organizing annual international conferences in the area of computer science and law since 1988, and continues to support cutting-edge research and applications at the interface between law... more...

  • Legal Translation Explainedby Enrique Alcaraz; Brian Hughes; Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Focusing on the problems of translating English legal language, Alcaraz and Hughes offer a wide-ranging view of one of the most demanding and vital areas of contemporary translation practice. Individual chapters deal with legal English as a linguistic system, special concepts in the translation of legal English, the genres of legal translation, and... more...

  • The Legal Doctrines of the Rule of Law and the Legal State (Rechtsstaat)by James R. Silkenat; James E. Hickey Jr.; Peter D. Barenboim

    Springer International Publishing 2014; Not Available

    This book explores the development of both the civil law conception of the Legal State and the common law conception of the Rule of Law. It examines the philosophical and historical background of both concepts, as well as the problem of the interrelation between the two doctrines. The book brings together twenty-five leading scholars from around the... more...

  • Comparative Law - Engaging Translationby Simone Glanert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard to overstate. The following situations are typical. A French law school is teaching French law in the English language to foreign exchange students.... more...

  • Language and the Lawby John Peter Gibbons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Explains and describes the ways that language use in the legal system can create inequality and disadvantage. It examines the three main areas where the two intersect: the central issue of the language of the law; the disadvantage which language can impose before the law, and forensic linguistics - the use of linguistic evidence in legal processes.... more...