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  • The State, Democracy and Anti-terror Laws in Indiaby Ujjwal Kumar Singh

    SAGE India 2006; US$ 70.00

    Laws like the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) are enacted to address what the. state describes as extraordinary situations and put in place exceptions to the. ordinary legal and judicial procedures. By examining public debates surrounding. extraordinary laws like POTA and the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention). Act (TADA) and also... more...

  • Hindu Women's Property Rights in Rural Indiaby Reena Patel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95

    This volume addresses the issue of Hindu peasant women's ability to effectuate the statutory rights to succession and assert ownership of their share in family land. The work combines a critical evaluation of law with economic analyses into allocation of resources within the family as a means of addressing gender relations and explaining resulting... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Lawby Michael Gagarin; David Cohen

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 35.00

    This Companion volume provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary study of Greek law. more...

  • Solidarität im Strafrechtby Andreas von Hirsch; Ulfrid Neumann; Kurt Seelmann

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 79.60

    Der neue Sammelband enthält die Vorträge und schriftlich ausgearbeiteten Diskussionsbeiträge einer internationalen wissenschaftlichen Tagung zum Thema "Solidaritätspflichten im Strafrecht". more...

  • Kriminalität im Jahr 2020by Michael Hanslmaier; Stefanie Kemme; Katharina Stoll; Dirk Baier

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Angesichts des demografischen Wandels beschaftigen sich die AutorInnen mit der Kriminalitatsentwicklung in den Bereichen Polizei, Justiz und Strafvollzug. Auf der Grundlage zahlreicher Interviews mit ExpertInnen lassen sich die relevanten Faktoren identifizieren, die die Kriminalitatsentwicklung der Jahre 1995 bis 2010 beeinflusst haben. In Kombination... more...

  • Der Soziale Trainingskurs und seine rechtliche Einordnungby Claudia Kempf

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 93.04

    Diese Arbeit will dem Manko abhelfen, dass kaum ein in Jugendstrafsachen tätiger Richter oder Staatsanwalt genaue Vorstellungen vom Geschehen in nach § 10 Abs. 1 S. 2 Nr. 6 JGG angeordneten Sozialen Trainingskursen für straffällige Jugendliche hat. Dazu hat die Autorin an sechs verschiedenen unter diese Rubrik zu subsumierenden Maßnahmen beobachtend... more...

  • Demosthenesby

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 25.25

    Demosthenes (384-322 v. Chr.), der bedeutendste attische Redner, gilt als unerschrockener Kämpfer für die griechische Freiheit gegen eine imperiale Großmacht. Dieser bereits in der Antike entstandene Mythos wurde bis in die Neuzeit hinein unkritisch rezipiert, die berühmten »Philippika« dienten häufig als Warnung vor aktuellen äußeren Gefahren oder... more...

  • Law and Power in the Islamic Worldby Sami Zubaida

    I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 32.00

    Islamic law (the Shari?a) and its application is a central issue in contemporary Islamic politics and culture. This book examines the origins and evolution of the Shari?a and the corpus of texts, concepts and practices in which it has been enshrined. Sami Zubaida considers key historical episodes of political accommodations and contests between scholars... more...