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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 14.99
In Confirmation Wars, Benjamin Wittes examines the degradation of the judicial nominations process over the past fifty years. Drawing on years of reporting on judicial nominations, including numerous interviews with nominees and sitting judges, he explains how the process has changed and how these changes threaten the independence of the courts. Getting... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 25.99
Honest but mistaken eyewitnesses are the leading cause of wrongful convictions in the United States. As the innocent go to prison their lives are shattered; as the criminal goes free, the public remains vulnerable. With a vivid cast of brilliant scientists, street-wise cops, and former prosecutors--all haunted by the legacy of wrongful convictions,... 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 31.00
In 1773 John Adams observed that one source of tension in the debate between England and the colonies could be traced to the different conceptions each side had of the terms "legally" and "constitutionally"--different conceptions that were, as Shannon Stimson here demonstrates, symptomatic of deeper jurisprudential, political, and even epistemological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 148.00
Accidents and liability recognise no geographical boundaries. This jurisdiction by jurisdiction approach to personal injury systems in the 15 key counties reflects the mobility within the wider Europe of citizens working and visiting in even greater numbers in adjacent counties and the consequent cross border demand for advice and guidance. Whether... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00
This 2007 book assists lawyers in navigating the procedures and strategies in enforcing foreign judgments. more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95
What's wrong with America's judicial system? Ted Kubicek, JD, says it's the adversarial approach, where winning is everything, and he points out that systems taking an inquisitorial approach are more likely to come to the truth, and to justice. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 144.00
The law of international civil procedure is not centrally regulated in Germany. The legal provisions of German international civil procedure law are dispersed throughout the Code of Civil Procedure (ZPO) and other legal codes as well. The key provisions to international litigation found in paragraphs 110, 293, 328, 722 f., 1061 and 1067ff. as well... more...