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Comparative

  • 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 GŁnter 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...

  • Information Politics, Protests, and Human Rights in the Digital Ageby Mahmood Monshipouri

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    Offers a fresh perspective on how a quiet digital revolution from below spreads throughout the world. more...

  • Regulation by Municipal Licensingby John Bossons; S. M. Makuch; John Palmer; Peter Quance

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 14.95

    Basing their analysis upon municipal experience in Ontario, the authors envisage a reorganized system in which provincial and municipal powers will be exercised more rationally to deal with problems at the level at which they tend to occur.  more...

  • Comparative Legal Linguisticsby Heikki E.S. Mattila

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book examines legal language as a language for special purposes, evaluating the functions and characteristics of legal language and the terminology of law. Using examples drawn from major and lesser legal languages, it examines the major legal languages themselves, beginning with Latin through German, French, Spanish and English. This second... more...