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  • Constitutional Courts in Comparisonby Ralf Rogowski; Thomas Gawron

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    Constitutional litigation in general attracts two distinct types of conflict: disputes of a highly politicized or culturally controversial nature and requests from citizens claiming a violation of a fundamental constitutional right. The side-by-side comparison between the U.S. Supreme Court and the German Federal Constitutional Court provides a novel... more...

  • The Principle of Effective Legal Protection in Administrative Lawby Zoltán Szente; Konrad Lachmayer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Zoltán Szente is a professor of law and the Head of the Institute for Public Law at the National University of Public Service, and holds a Research Chair at the Institute for Legal Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest. Konrad Lachmayer holds a research chair at the Institute of Legal Studies, Centre for Social Sciences at the Hungarian... more...

  • The Impact of the ECHR on Democratic Change in Central and Eastern Europeby Iulia Motoc; Ineta Ziemele

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 124.00 US$ 101.68

    Explores the effects of the Strasbourg human rights system on the domestic law and politics of post-communist member States. more...

  • Mixed Legal Systems, East and Westby Vernon Valentine Palmer; Mohamed Y. Mattar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 139.95

    Advancing legal scholarship in the area of mixed legal systems, as well as comparative law more generally, this book expands the comparative study of the world?s legal families to those of jurisdictions containing not only mixtures of common and civil law, but also to those mixing Islamic and/or traditional legal systems with those derived from common... more...

  • Accommodating Muslims under Common Lawby Salim Farrar; Ghena Krayem

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The book explores the relationship between Muslims, the Common Law and Shar??ah post-9/11. The book looks at the accommodation of Shar??ah Law within Western Common Law legal traditions and the role of the judiciary, in particular, in drawing boundaries for secular democratic states with Muslim populations who want resolutions to conflicts that also... more...

  • Comparative Law as Critiqueby Günter Frankenberg

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    This book presents a critique of conventional ways to do comparative law. The author argues that, for comparative law to qualify as a discipline, comparatists must reflect on how and why they compare. The author discusses not only methods and theories, but also the ethical implications and the politics of comparative law. more...

  • Comparative Criminal Procedureby Jacqueline E. Ross; Stephen C. Thaman

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    This Handbook presents innovative research that compares different criminal procedure systems by focusing on the mechanisms by which legal systems seek to avoid error, protect rights, ground their legitimacy, expand lay participation in the criminal process and develop alternatives to criminal trials, such as plea bargaining, as well as alternatives... more...

  • Court Delay and Human Rights Remediesby Caroline Savvidis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book brings legal and academic perspective to the theory and practice surrounding the right to a fair hearing within a reasonable time. This field of rights has been somewhat neglected academically, a fact which jars with the sheer volume of case law budding from this single, simple, fundamental right, bearing testimony to the widespread concern... more...

  • Multilingual Lawby Colin D Robertson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book introduces and explores the concept of multilingual law. Providing an overview as to what is 'multilingual law', the study establishes a new discourse based on this concept, which has hitherto lacked recognition for reasons of complexity and multidisciplinarity. The need for such a discourse now exists and is becoming urgent in view of the... more...

  • The Purse and the Swordby Daniel Friedmann; Haim Watzman

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    The Purse and the Sword presents a critical analysis of Israel's legal system in the context of its politics, history, and the forces that shape its society. This book examines the extensive powers that Israel's Supreme Court arrogated to itself since the 1980s and traces the history of the transformation of its legal system and the shifts in the... more...