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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 114.95
Trials are well known as paradigmatic legal events. Some attract wide attention; others mostly escape notice. Indeed in the United States trials have recently become rare, with some scholars bemoaning the death of the trial. This issue of Studies in Law, Politics and Society contains, along with two general interest articles, a symposium... more...
About Guilt and Innocence: The Origins, Development, and Future of Constitutional Criminal ProcedureABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 109.00
This remarkably original and vital work argues that the problems are rooted in a disjunction between prevailing values and the prevailing doctrinal regime in constitutional law. Dripps asserts that the Fourteenth Amendment's more general standards of due process and equal protection encompass the values that ought to govern the criminal process. ... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 155.00
The Act regarding the Reform of Proceedings in Family Matters and Matters of Non-Contentious Jurisdiction (FFG-Reformgesetz), which will take effect on 1 September 2009, includes the new Family Proceedings Act (FamFG) as well as numerous reforms and changes to the law of costs relating to contentious jurisdiction. The new Act on Court Fees in Family... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Release from prison is matter of increasing interest throughout Europe. On the one hand, arguments about the need to reduce prison numbers, as well the consistent findings that prisoners can be integrated into society more effectively if they are subject to a period of supervision in the community, have made early release policies attractive to governments... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99
Despite the handsome incomes they often command, lawyers are far from the happiest of professionals. Seven in ten attorneys in one poll said they would choose other careers if they had to do it over again and, in another poll, fewer than half said they would encourage young people to become lawyers. Indeed, no poll has ever put the law in the top tier... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2010; US$ 471.50
No other reference on the Court offers so much detail and insight in such an easy-to-use format. Updated through the 20082009 term, this classic resource explains everything users need to know about the Supreme Court, from its origins and how it functions to the people who have shaped it and the impact of its decisions on American life and the... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 22.99
In recent years, the justices of the Supreme Court have ruled definitively on such issues as abortion, school prayer, and military tribunals in the war on terror. They decided one of American history?s most contested presidential elections. Yet for all their power, the justices never face election and hold their offices for life. This combination... more...