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- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 27.95
This text provides a readable, comprehensive and accessible introduction to Criminal Law. Through the media coverage of high profile trials we all feel that we know something about criminal law, and this text uses such cases to create a real interest and involvement on the part of the student. Features such as 'key words' at the start of each chapter... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 48.00
This 2007 book is a comprehensive elucidation of the legal historical foundations of a major contemporary public institution, the statutory tribunal. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
While many recent observers have accused American judges?especially Supreme Court justices?of being too driven by politics and ideology, others have argued that judges are justified in using their positions to advance personal views. Advocating a different approach?one that eschews ideology but still values personal perspective?H. Jefferson Powell... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 13.00
Gathered from the popular website www.StellaAwards.com,† The True Stella Awards †is an outrageous collection of America?s most frivolous lawsuits † Named for Stella Liebeck, the woman who won a multimillion-dollar lawsuit after spilling hot McDonald?s coffee on herself, humorist Randy Cassingham?s popular website chronicles the hard-to-believe and... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2004; US$ 454.25
No other reference on the U.S. Supreme Court offers so much detail and insight in so readable a format. Now revised and updated through 2003, this classic reference explains everything readers 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. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 232.00
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, a judicial institution created by the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, began its activities on 1 October 1996. Together with the Statute of the Tribunal (Annex VI to the Convention), the Rules of the Tribunal, adopted on 28 October 1997, govern the functioning of the Tribunal and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
This volume focuses on a highly challenging aspect of all European democracies, namely the issue of combining guarantees of judicial independence and mechanisms of judicial accountability. It does so by filling the gap in European scholarship between the two policy sectors of enlargement and judicial cooperation and by taking full stock of an interdisciplinary... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 132.00
International lawyers usually disregard the vital functions that general principles of law may play in the decisions of international courts and tribunals. As far as international criminal law is concerned, general principles of law may be crucial to the outcome of an international trial, inter alia because the conviction of an accused in respect of... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2009; US$ 56.35
This updated edition examines the impact of significant Supreme Court decisions on the Executive and Legislative branches of the U.S. government, under the U.S.Constitutions concept of Separation of Powers, as enumerated in Articles I III. more...
- Policy Press 1999; US$ 35.00
Immigration has been a controversial and contentious area of public policy since the Commonwealth Immigration Act ended most primary immigration in 1962. This study looks in detail at the work of practioners in the court-system that hears appeals from immigrants and asylum seekers against decisions made by the British Government. more...