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About Guilt and Innocence: The Origins, Development, and Future of Constitutional Criminal ProcedureABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 84.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 79.99
This detailed portrait of American lawyers traces their efforts to professionalize during the last 100 years by erecting barriers to control the quality and quantity of entrants. Abel describes the rise and fall of restrictive practices that dampened competition among lawyers and with outsiders. He shows how lawyers simultaneously sought to increase... more...
- Vij Books India Private Limited 2014; US$ 30.00
Armed conflict and military activities have serious adverse impacts on the environment. Modern weaponry, troop movements, landmines, hazardous military waste, and the destruction of forests for military use are a few sources of harm to the environment both during armed conflict and peacetime military activities. Ecological assaults in combat areas... 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...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 61.94
Hauptbeschreibung By the end of the middle ages and in early-modern Europe, judges in superior or central courts had risen to a prominent position in society and played a crucial role in legal developments. Whether in the Common Law system or in continental Europe, the courts' decisions became a focus for legal reasoning, forensic arguments and doctrine.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 65.00
This is a revealing examination of the Supreme Court's justices and their "cautiously moderate" jurisprudence during the ten-term tenure of Chief Justice Salmon Portland Chase. The book includes an analysis of the historical impact and continuing legacy of the court's decisiosn. 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...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 30.95
How do Supreme Court justices decide their cases? Do they follow their policy preferences? Or are they constrained by the law and by other political actors? The Constrained Court combines new theoretical insights and extensive data analysis to show that law and politics together shape the behavior of justices on the Supreme Court. Michael... more...
The Court of Justice and the Construction of Europe: Analyses and Perspectives on Sixty Years of Case-law -La Cour de Justice et la Construction de l'Europe: Analyses et Perspectives de Soixante Ans de JurisprudenceT.M.C. Asser Press 2012; US$ 129.00
This book is a contributed volume published by the Court of Justice of the European Union on the occasion of its 60th anniversary. It provides an insight to the 60 years of case-law of the Court of Justice and its role in the progress of European Integration. The book includes contributions from eminent jurists from almost all the EU Member States.... more...