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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 144.95
Legal and economic analyses overlap and interact in many areas. Recent U.S. Supreme Court and lower court decisions on class action lawsuits clearly focus on the critical role that economic analysis plays in determining the outcome of class actions. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes and Comcast Corp. v. Behrend have made national headlines, raising the... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 184.99
A comprehensive account of legal professional privilege as it applies to corporations covering four major common law jurisdictions: the UK, Australia, Canada and the United States. Higgins provides a practical set of principles to advise practitioners in the large number of areas where there is uncertainty in the law of privilege as it applies to corporate... more...
- ALM Media, LLC 2013; US$ 450.00
This unique book presents the advice of eminent members of the profession on managing their practice areas. In keeping with Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.'s observation that "the life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience," it offers experienced guidance from practitioners with different perspectives and areas of expertise.... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 55.80
The publication in 1999 of Paths to Justice presented the results of the most wide-ranging survey of public use of and attitudes towards the civil justice system ever conducted in England and Wales by either an independent body or government. agency. Paths to Justice in Scotland replicates that survey,focusing upon the experiences of ordinary citizens... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 26.95
What motivates judges as decision makers? Political scientist Lawrence Baum offers a new perspective on this crucial question, a perspective based on judges' interest in the approval of audiences important to them. The conventional scholarly wisdom holds that judges on higher courts seek only to make good law, good policy, or both. In these theories,... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 185.00
Examining the jurisdiction of international arbitral tribunals, International Arbitral Jurisdiction establishes general principles relating to such jurisdiction. The study refers to the principles of consent and its limitations, and also deals with such matters as interpretation of compromis and incidental jurisdiction. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2004; US$ 23.99
Big-ticket litigation is a way of life in this country. But something new is afoot--something typified by the $246 billion tobacco settlement, and by courtroom assaults that have followed against industries ranging from HMOs to gunmakers, from lead paint manufacturers to "factory farms." Each massive class-action suit seeks to invent new law, to ban... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 212.00
This book offers a comprehensive examination of how the Fourth Lateran Councils prohibition against trial by ordeal was implemented in Danish secular law and how it required both a fundamental restructuring of legal procedure and an entirely different approach to jurisprudence in practice. It offers a broader understanding of how ideology could penetrate... more...