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- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 224.99
The London Court of Arbitration (LCIA) is one of the world's foremost arbitration institutions, with a growing annual caseload. The LCIA Arbitration Rules are among the most modern and forward-looking of the various sets of institutional arbitration rules but until now have not been the subject of in-depth study. This is the first full length and... more...
- UPA 2014; US$ 54.99
There is no universally accepted definition of moral damages. The concept is usually understood in the context of torts that cause psychological harm to a person that are difficult to quantify. Heaven?s Chancellery uses a fictional narrative to describe difficulties of obtaining compensation for damages by victims of moral injustice. more...
- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 120.00
Do Human Rights truly serve the people? Should citizens themselves decide democratically of what those rights consist? Or is it a decision for experts and the courts? Gret Haller argues that Human Rights must be established democratically. Drawing on the works of political philosophers from John Locke to Immanuel Kant, she explains why, from a philosophical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
This book examines the formation, nature and effect of the arbitrators? contract, addressing topics such as the appointment, challenge, removal and duties and rights of arbitrators, disputing parties and arbitration institutions. The arguments made in the book are based on a semi-autonomous theory of the juridical nature of international arbitration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Arbitration and jurisdiction agreements are frequently used in transnational commercial contracts to reduce risk, gain efficacy and acquire certainty and predictability. Because of the similarities between these two types of procedural autonomy agreements, they are often treated in a similar way by courts and practitioners. This book offers a comprehensive... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
This book explores the question of justification of law. It examines some perennial jurisprudential debates and suggests that law must find its justification in morality. Drawing upon the Aristotelian inspiration that friends have no need for justice - in (ideal) friendship, we behave justly - Seow Hon Tan develops a theory of law based on the universal... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 279.00
Praise for volume 1: [...] The authors have taken advantage of the retrospection inherent in this volume to provide perspective that may not be available in the instant commentaries. Thus, the bilingual volume will be useful both to readers needing a quick summary of a WTO decision and to specialists seeking to trace through the development of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.79
Law, Ethics and the Biopolitical explores the idea that legal authority is no longer related to national sovereignty, but to the ?moral? attempt to nurture life. The book argues that whilst the relationship between law and ethics has long been a central concern in legal studies, it is now the relationship between law and life that is becoming crucial.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 56.95
Law is widely assumed to provide contemporary society with its most important means of organizing responsibility. Across a broad range of areas of social life ? from the activities of states and citizens, to work, business and private relationships ? it is understood that legal regulation plays a crucial role in defining and limiting responsibilities.... more...