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- Springer 2007; US$ 69.99
Civil jury behavior has consequences not only for litigants and attorneys (and the jurors themselves), but also for society as a whole. It goes without saying that one of the jury??'s major goals, if not the major goal, is to mete out justice. In civil cases, justice is served primarily through the awarding of compensatory (to provide restitution... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
In The Nine , acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important?and secret?legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. An institution at a moment of transition, the Court now stands at a crucial point, with major changes in store... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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. This volume examines the role that general principles of law have played in the decisions of international criminal courts and tribunals. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 232.00
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 the proceedings before it. This commentary aims to give to legal practitioners and academics a detailed analysis of the provisions contained in the Rules. 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; 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...