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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
Filling the gap in European scholarship between the two policy sectors of enlargement and judicial cooperation, taking an innovative approach towards the analysis of judicial policies and the guarantees of judicial independence, this exciting new volume presents an insightful account of the judicial reforms adopted by new member States and of the guidelines... 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...
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... 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...