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Civil Law

  • Civil Justice Reconsideredby Steven P. Croley

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 55.00

    Prosecutes the civil litigation system and proposes practical reforms to increase access to the courts and reduce costs. Civil litigation has come under fire in recent years. Some critics portray a system of dishonest lawyers and undeserving litigants who prevail too often, and are awarded too much money. Others criticize the civil justice system... more...

  • New Civil Codes in Hungary and Romaniaby Attila Menyhárd; Emod Veress

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.57

    This edited volume examines two recent Central European recodifications of civil law. The contributors present and discuss the regulation and the fundamental changes related to the new Civil Codes in each country. They also highlight the novelties and some of the issues of great debate of the new regulation. The papers investigate specific parts... more...

  • Privatrechtsdogmatik im 21. Jahrhundertby Hans Christoph Grigoleit; Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 343.99

    Claus-Wilhelm Canaris zählt seit Jahrzehnten zu den wichtigsten deutschen Vertretern der Zivilrechtswissenschaft. Insbesondere den zivilrechtsdogmatischen Diskurs hat er national wie international maßgeblich mitgeprägt. Rund 60 hochrenommierte Zivilrechtslehrer aus dem In- und Ausland würdigen den Jubilar daher durch grundlegende, aktuelle... more...

  • Schuldrechtby Wolfgang Fikentscher; Andreas Heinemann

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 68.99

    Das „Schuldrecht“ von Fikentscher hat schon viele Generationen von Studierenden sicher zum Examen begleitet. Allgemeiner und Besonderer Teil des Schuldrechts sind in einem Band vereint. Dahinter steckt das Anliegen, hinter der Fülle der Einzelheiten die übergreifenden Zusammenhänge hervortreten zu lassen. Die Bedeutung ganzheitlicher Betrachtung hat... more...

  • Vergabepraxis für Auftraggeberby Andreas Belke

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 29.63

    Ausschreibungs- und Vergabeverfahren von Bauleistungen bergen auch für den ausschreibenden Planer viele Tücken und Fallstricke. Dieses Praxisbuch erklärt die Verfahren und die Vorgehensweisen Schritt für Schritt und stellt anschaulich die Bezüge zu den relevanten Gesetzen und Verordnungen her (VOB/A und HOAI). Ein gut strukturierter Leitfaden für die... more...

  • Where Our Protection Liesby Dimitrios Kyritsis

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 64.99

    Should courts be able to scrutinize primary legislation for its compatibility with human rights? Focusing on the value of the separation of powers, Kyritsis offers an innovative discussion of the role of constitutional courts and the scope of judicial review, and a normative theory of the constitutional review of legislative action. more...

  • The Institutions of Private Law and Their Social Functionsby Eli Ginzberg

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    In the English-speaking world, Karl Renner is by far the best-known among the Austro-Marxists who were active in the Austrian socialist movement during the first few decades of the twentieth century. Recognition of Renner's scholarship is due largely to the English translations of his works on Marxism, as well as to the secondary writings on his notions... more...

  • Civil Disobedience in Global Perspectiveby Michael Allen

    Springer Netherlands 2017; US$ 82.29

    This book explores a hitherto unexamined possibility of justifiable disobedience opened up by John Rawls’  Law of Peoples . This is the possibility of disobedience justified by appeal to standards of decency that are shared by peoples who do not otherwise share commitments to the same principles of justice, and whose societies are organized according... more...

  • PfandBGby Rainer Smola

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 195.99

    Der Kommentar bietet als am Markt einzigartige Spezialkommentierung Orientierung für die Handhabung des Pfandbriefgesetzes. Besonderes Augenmerk wurde darauf gerichtet, möglichst alle bis heute bekannten und praxisrelevanten Probleme zum Pfandbriefgesetz zu erfassen und sachgerechte Lösungen anzubieten. Der Anhang enthält die Texte der Barwertverordnung,... more...

  • An Historical Introduction to Modern Civil Lawby Thomas Glyn Watkin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 89.95

    The civil law systems of continental Europe, Latin America and other parts of the world, including Japan, share a common legal heritage derived from Roman law. However, it is an inheritance which has been modified and adapted over the centuries as a result of contact with Germanic legal concepts, the work of jurists in the mediaeval universities,... more...