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  • Shari'a and Custom in Libyan Tribal Societyby Aharon Layish; Alexander Borg

    BRILL 2004; US$ 136.00

    This volume comprising annotated translations of court decisions focuses on the interaction between the shari?a and tribal law as reflected in 72 protocols pertaining to personal status, homicide and bodily injury, etc. issued by Libyan shari?a courts approximately during the period 1930-1970. more...

  • Measuring Judicial Independenceby J. Mark Ramseyer; Eric B. Rasmusen

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 42.00

    The role of the U.S. Supreme Court in the aftermath of the 2000 presidential election raised questions in the minds of many Americans about the relationships between judges and political influence; the following years saw equally heated debates over the appropriate role of political ideology in selecting federal judges. Legal scholars have always... more...

  • Courting Conflictby Lisa Hajjar

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    Israel's military court system, a centerpiece of Israel's apparatus of control in the West Bank and Gaza since 1967, has prosecuted hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. This authoritative book provides a rare look at an institution that lies both figuratively and literally at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Lisa Hajjar has conducted... more...

  • By Due Process of Lawby Ian Loveland

    Hart Publishing Limited 1999; US$ 176.40

    This text examines the South African case of "Harris v. (Donges) Minister of the Interior", in order to convey the enormous significance of the choices a country makes (or fails to make) when it embarks upon the task of creating or revising its constitutional arrangements. more...

  • Critical Studies in Ancient Law, Comparative Law and Legal Historyby John Cairns; Olivia Robinson

    Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 153.00

    A collection of essays dedicated to one of the greatest contemporary Romanists, legal historians and comparative lawyers - Professor Alan Watson. Within this volume, an international group of authors address some of the most lively contemporary problems in their respective fields. more...

  • International Trade Regulation in Chinaby Zhang Xin

    Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 181.80

    Presents a comprehensive survey of Chinese legal and regulatory systems governing international trade, following China's accession to the World Trade Organisation ("WTO") in November 2001, and the coming into force of the revised PRC Foreign Trade Law in July 2004. This book is of interest to legal researchers and practitioners. more...

  • The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and International Lawby Rachel Murray

    Hart Publishing Limited 2000; US$ 135.00

    This work draws on the jurisprudence and practice of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, to challenge the applicability of international law to the African situation. It includes an examination of the evolution of the African Charter and the status of ratification. more...

  • Copyright Law and the Information Society in Asiaby Kung-Chung Liu; Christopher Heath

    Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 104.40

    The book takes a look at the six most important current topics arising from copyright law in the information society, and for each topic provides an in-depth introduction that compares the approaches taken in Europe and the US. Each topic is introduced by an expert, and the issues are then analysed in separate country reports representing nine Asian... more...

  • Constitutional Politics in the Middle Eastby Said Amir Arjomand

    Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 52.20

    This book is the first comparative and interdisciplinary study of constitutional politics and constitution-making in the Middle East. The historical background and setting are fully explored in two substantial essays by Linda Darling and Saïd Amir Arjomand, placing the contemporary experience in the contexts, respectively, of the ancient Middle... more...

  • Asian Legal Revivalsby Yves Dezalay; Bryant G. Garth

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 27.50

    More than a decade ago, before globalization became a buzzword, Yves Dezalay and Bryant G. Garth established themselves as leading analysts of how that process has shaped the legal profession. Drawing upon the insights of Pierre Bourdieu, Asian Legal Revivals explores the increasing importance of the positions of the law and lawyers in South and... more...