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- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 20.99
Chief Justice John Marshall argued that a constitution "requires that only its great outlines should be marked [and] its important objects designated." Ours is "intended to endure for ages to come, and consequently, to be adapted to the various crises of human affairs." In recent years, Marshall's great truths have been supplanted... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 89.95
Wald ist ein eigentümliches Eigentum: als ein ?Symbol des unendlichen Raumes? sowie als Projektionsfläche emotionaler Bedürfnisse der Menschen bestimmt es gerade in Deutschland untergründig die politischen Debatten um die je notwendige rechtliche Ausgestaltung des Waldeigentums in Ansehung seiner vielfältigen Funktionen. Zudem prägen die kulturellen... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 26.99
In a stinging dissent to a 1961 Supreme Court decision that allowed the Illinois state bar to deny admission to prospective lawyers if they refused to answer political questions, Justice Hugo Black closed with the memorable line, "We must not be afraid to be free." Black saw the First Amendment as the foundation of American freedom--the guarantor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
The book explores the relationship between fundamental rights and private law in Europe, a debate usually referred to as Drittwirkung or ?horizontal effect of fundamental rights?. The work focuses on the field of tort law and looks, in particular, at the legal position of the tortfeasor. Part I of the book is dedicated to exploring the different... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This landmark volume of specially commissioned, original contributions by top international scholars organizes the issues and controversies of the rich and rapidly maturing field of comparative constitutional law. Divided into sections on constitutional design and redesign, identity, structure, individual rights and state duties, courts and constitutional... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 155.00
This book offers ways to overcome problems that arise because voters, politicians and bureaucrats pursue selfish interests rather than the general interest in their political behaviour. It combines previously published ideas about charging people the costs of their political actions and selling insurance against unfavourable political outcomes, with... more...
- John Cabot University Press 2011; US$ 29.99
A First Amendment Profile of the Supreme Court focuses on the nine justices of the United States Supreme Court and determines their frames for assessing First Amendment cases. In each of the chapters, a justice will be profiled in terms of his or her claims during the nomination hearings and the positions they have taken in significant Supreme Court... more...