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  • Judging Civil Justiceby Hazel Genn

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    A trenchant critique of developments in civil justice that questions modern orthodoxy and points to a downgrading of civil justice. more...

  • New Trends in Financing Civil Litigation in Europeby Mark Tuil; Louis Visscher

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This unique and timely book analyses the problem of financing civil litigation. The expert contributors discuss the legal possibilities and difficulties associated with several instruments - including cost shifting, fee arrangements, legal expense insurance and group litigation. The authors assess the impact of these instruments from a law and economics... more...

  • Judges and Their Audiencesby Lawrence Baum

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    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...

  • International Arbitral Jurisdictionby C. Ranjan Felix Amerasinghe

    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...

  • The Rule of Lawyersby Walter K. Olson

    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...

  • JOHNSON V. JOHNSONby Barbara Goldsmith

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95

    Investigates the family rifts and financial complexities that led to the courtroom battle among the prospective heirs of the Johnson & Johnson millions. more...

  • Legal Procedure and Practice in Medieval Denmarkby Per Andersen

    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...

  • Rights Talkby Mary Ann Glendon

    Free Press 2008; Not Available

    Political speech in the United States is undergoing a crisis. Glendon's acclaimed book traces the evolution of the strident language of rights in America and shows how it has captured the nation's devotion to individualism and liberty, but omitted the American traditions of hospitality and care for the community. more...

  • Einleitung; §§ 1-34 FGGby Hans-Joachim von Schuckmann; Lothar Briesemeister; Renate König; Peter-Hendrik Müther; Hartmut Wick

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 266.00

    Volume 1 contains the commentary of regulations pertaining to the fundamental principles of non-contentious proceedings. In addition to a detailed introduction, this volume contains an explanation of the general part, particularly of the initial stage of official investigation, right of appeal and appellate procedure, coercive payment and direct compulsion,... more...

  • Compensation and Restitution in Investor-State Arbitrationby Borzu Sabahi

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 139.99

    This book examines the history, principles, and practice of awarding compensation and restitution in investor-State arbitration disputes, which are initiated under investment treaties. The principles discussed may be applied to all international law cases where damage to property is an issue.The book starts by tracing the roots of the applicable international... more...