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  • "Recht ist Streit"by Jing Li

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 157.19

    Using linguistic instruments this work sets out to give a transparent description of the text-supported and discourse-based legal dispute in the process of reaching a legal judgement. It examines a corpus of authentic texts originating from six related legal cases in Germany, identifying distinct speech act patterns and the specific action... more...

  • Approaches to Legal Ontologiesby Giovanni Sartor; Pompeu Casanovas; Mariangela Biasiotti; Meritxell Fernández-Barrera

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 168.47

    Plugging a gap in the market with its exploration of current methodologies and theoretical approaches to legal ontologies, this volume will enhance the retrieval and processing of legal data from the Semantic Web. It covers a range of ontological approaches. more...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 179.70

    Approaches to Legal Rationality explores the most pertinent approaches to rationality in a legal context, and grapples with the relationship between logic and law. More than a collection of papers, the text includes chapters written from both analytical and continental philosophical perspectives. more...

  • Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translationby Hanem El-Farahaty

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translation provides a groundbreaking investigation of the issues found in legal translation between Arabic and English. Drawing on a contrastive-comparative approach, it analyses parallel authentic legal documents in both Arabic and English to examine the features of legal discourse in both languages and uncover the... more...

  • Argumentation Methods for Artificial Intelligence in Lawby Douglas Walton

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 168.47

    During a recent visit to China to give an invited lecture on legal argumentation I was asked a question about conventional opinion in western countries. If legal r- soning is thought to be important by those both inside and outside the legal prof- sion, why does there appear to be so little attention given to the study of legal logic? This was a hard... more...

  • Authoritiesby Nicole Roughan

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59

    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...

  • Briefcase on Family Lawby L.B. Curzon

    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...

  • Coherence: Insights from Philosophy, Jurisprudence and Artificial Intelligenceby Michal Araszkiewicz; Jaromír ?avelka

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 134.77

    This book thoroughly explores coherence and its significance in legal reasoning from the general philosophical perspective, the perspective of legal theory, and from the viewpoint of cognitive sciences, including research on artificial intelligence and law. 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...

  • Comparative Reasoning in European Supreme Courtsby Michal Bobek

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    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...