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  • Medical Accident Liability and Redress in English and French Lawby Simon Taylor

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

    Considers the lessons that French medical accident liability and redress law provides for possible reform in England and elsewhere. more...

  • Justice as Friendshipby Professor Seow Hon Tan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    This book explores the question of justification of law. It examines some perennial jurisprudential debates and suggests that law must find its justification in morality. Drawing upon the Aristotelian inspiration that friends have no need for justice - in (ideal) friendship, we behave justly - Seow Hon Tan develops a theory of law based on the universal... more...

  • Internationales Gesellschaftsrecht in Japanby Eva Schwittek

    Mohr Siebeck 2015; US$ 68.49

    Das Internationale Gesellschaftsrecht steht im Fokus von Wissenschaft und Praxis in der EU. Auch der japanische Gesetzgeber hat sich mit der Kodifikation der herrschenden Gründungstheorie und mit der Neuregelung des Fremdenrechts zum Schutz vor Scheinauslandsgesellschaften befasst. Die Analyse der aktuellen japanischen Rechtslage ist insbesondere für... more...

  • Of Doubt and Proofby Dr Gilles Tarabout; Ms Daniela Berti; Professor Anthony Good; Dr Seán Patrick Donlan; Julian Sidoli del Ceno

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    All institutions concerned with the process of judging - whether it be deciding between alternative courses of action, determining a judge?s professional integrity, assigning culpability for an alleged crime, or ruling on the credibility of an asylum claimant - are necessarily directly concerned with the question of doubt. By putting ritual and judicial... more...

  • Ritual and Rhythm in Electoral Systemsby Assoc Prof Graeme Orr; Professor David Schultz

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    ?Why do we vote in schools?? ?What is the social meaning of secret balloting?? ?What is lost if we vote by mail or computers rather than on election day?? ?What is the history and role of drinking and wagering in elections?? ?How does the electoral cycle generate the theatre of election night and inaugurations?? Elections are key public events -... more...

  • Controversies in Tax Lawby Professor Anthony C Infanti; Dr Jon Yorke; Dr Anne Richardson Oakes

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This volume presents a new approach to today?s tax controversies, reflecting that debates about taxation often turn on the differing worldviews of the debate participants. For instance, a central tension in academic tax literature - which is filtering into everyday discussions of tax law - exists between 'mainstream' and 'critical' tax theorists.... more...

  • After Violenceby Elin Skaar; Camila Gianella Malca; Trine Eide

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    After Violence : Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy  examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated contributions of transitional justice mechanisms are commonly stated in universal terms, with little regard for historically specific contexts. Yet a truth commission, for example, will... more...

  • Examens-Repetitorium Strafrecht Allgemeiner Teilby Christian Jäger

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2015; US$ 21.28

    Das Examens-Repetitorium zum Allgemeinen Teil des Strafrechts verfolgt ? wie auch das Examens-Repetitorium Strafrecht Besonderer Teil ? die Zielsetzung, den gesamten examensrelevanten Stoff konzentriert darzustellen und dabei nicht nur die systematischen Zusammenhänge hervortreten zu lassen, sondern auch die Anwendung der Einzelprobleme in der Falllösung... more...

  • Strafrecht Besonderer Teilby Wilfried Küper; Jan Zopfs

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2015; US$ 24.06

    Diese bewährte, neueste Entwicklungen bei der Auslegung von Tatbestandsmerkmalen berücksichtigende Definitionensammlung zum Besonderer Teil des Strafrechts verarbeitet den Lernstoff nach Art eines Lexikons zu einem strafrechtlichen Wörterbuch der gesetzlichen Begriffe, das etwa 170 alphabetisch angeordnete und kommentierte Definitionen umfasst. more...

  • Funding Religious Heritageby Anne Fornerod

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    This collection explores the funding of religious heritage in the context of state support for religions. The importance of this state support is that on the one hand it illustrates the potential tensions between secular and religious values, whilst on the other it constitutes a relevant tool for investigating the question of the legitimacy of such... more...