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- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 194.99
Damages are a topic of central importance in international arbitration, being very often the principal concern of the parties, and an indication of the performance of their counsel. They are also one of the most complex topics. This book addresses the many competing factors that contribute to their nature and amount: while they are compensatory, they... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Graham Walker boldly recasts the debate over issues like constitutional interpretation and judicial review, and challenges contemporary thinking not only about specifically constitutional questions but also about liberalism, law, justice, and rights. Walker targets the "skeptical" moral nihilism of leading American judges and writers, on both the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.50
Using an innovative blending of ideological, implementation, and comparative institutional analysis, this book takes the New York City case as a springboard for assessing the role of an executive agency in making and implementing egalitarian policies. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...