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- Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 91.80
Legal argumentation consists in the interpretation of texts. Therefore, it has a natural connection to the philosophy of language. Central issues of this connection, however, lack a clear answer. For instance, how much freedom do judges have in applying the law? How are the literal and the purposive approaches related to one another? How can we distinguish... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Reading Modern Law identifies and elaborates upon key critical methodologies for reading and writing about law in modernity. The force of law rests on determinate and localizable authorizations, as well as an expansive capacity to encompass what has not been pre-figured by an order of rules. The key question this dynamic of law raises is how legal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95
1999 saw the greatest revolution in civil practice and procedure for over 100 years with the introduction of the civil Procedure Rules and Practice Directions. Introduced as a result of Lord Woolf's report on the reform of the civil courts' Access to Justice, the new rules have revolutionized the way that civil disputes are now resolved. The emphasis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95
The basic essentials of the conveyancing transaction are of long standing, but recent years have seen many developments, which this book incorporates. As the legal profession has endeavoured to adapt to commercial pressures, so the art and practice of conveyancing has had to respond to the realities of modern day life. This new edition represents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 185.00
An interesting examination of law as language use or discourse, this study looks at the transformation of ordinary language into a special discourse for the purposes of the legal system. It is widely accepted that legal discourse is obscure, and often the public resent the fact that access to the law of the land is obstructed by the opaqueness of legal... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 179.00
Who has the power to define words and concepts? Who can successfully assume the power to speak on behalf of the legal community? Which methods are used to justify the power to define? This book discusses these questions from three related perspectives: Legal theory; Judicial reasoning; and Application of law in politics and diplomatic practice. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This book is a thorough treatise concerned with coherence and its significance in legal reasoning. The individual chapters present the topic from the general philosophical perspective, the perspective of legal-theory as well as the viewpoint of cognitive sciences and the research on artificial intelligence and law. As it has turned out the interchange... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
The fourth edition of this book follows the format of the previous editions, but has been comprehensively updated to take into account the most significant new cases and legislation, including the Trusts of Land and the Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and the Trustee Delegation Act 1999. It also deals in depth with the Trustee Act 2000. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
This Briefcase is made up of a very wide selection of cases chosen so as to enunciate and illustrate some of the fundamental principles applied by the courts to contemporary problems of family law. The basic facts of the cases and the courts decisions are outlined, and particular attention is given to judicial comments on the essence of the legal... more...