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- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 47.99
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...
- Zed Books 2006; US$ 23.95
The International Criminal Court has run into serious problems with its first big case - the situation in northern Uganda. There is no doubt that appalling crimes have occurred here. Joseph Konys Lords Resistance Army have abducted thousands, many of them children, and have systematically tortured, raped, maimed and killed their victims.... more...
- HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 12.99
The world-renowned civil and equal rights attorney, television personality, and women's rights advocate offers a memoir of hard-fought battles and hard-won lessons, in this testament to a life devoted to the rights of others. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Bringing together a group of outstanding judges, scholars and experts with first-hand experience in the field of transitional justice in Latin America and Spain, this book offers an insider?s perspective on the enhanced role of courts in prosecuting serious human rights violations and grave crimes, such as genocide and war crimes, committed in the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 39.99
Karen Alter's work on the European Court of Justice heralded a new level of sophistication in the political analysis of the controversial institution, through its combination of legal understanding and active engagement with theoretical questions. The European Court's Political Power assembles the most important of Alter's articles written... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 159.99
Since the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in 1998, international criminal law has rapidly grown in importance. This three-volume Treatise on International Criminal Law presents a foundational, systematic, consistent and comprehensive analysis of international criminal law. Taking into account the scholarly literature,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95
Scientific Evidence and Equal Protection of the Law provides unique insights into the judicial process and scientific inquiry by examining major decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court, civil rights advocacy, and the nature of science itself. more...
- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 19.99
Judicial Systems in Transition Economies looks at the experience of countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltics (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) as they reform their legal and judicial institutions to fit the needs of a market economy. The study shows, rather disturbingly, that less progress has been made in judicial... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 119.00
Counterclaims, the right of a State sued by another State to bring its own counter-suit in the course of the same trial, may offer an opportunity to mitigate the effects of the original suit and help to resolve disputes between States that have more than one aspect. In recent years, counterclaims have been frequently presented at the International... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 186.00
Without understanding the legal culture of the judges a full understanding of Strasbourg's rulings seems hardly possible. Through interviews, field observations and case law analysis, this book aims to fill this need and offers a fresh approach towards convergence in Europe. more...