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  • Modern Piracyby D. Guilfoyle

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Modern Piracy is the first book to survey the law of maritime piracy from both public law and commercial law perspectives, as well as providing a contextual overview of piracy in major hotspots. Topics covered include issues of international law, law-enforcement cooperation, private armed security, ransoms, insurance and carriage of goods by sea. It... more...

  • No Place to Hideby Glenn Greenwald

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 16.99

    In May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted channels. That source turned out to be the 29-year-old NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden, and his revelations about the agency's... more...

  • The Law of State Immunityby Hazel QC Fox; Philippa Webb

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 74.99 US$ 64.49

    The doctrine of state immunity bars national courts from adjudicating or enforcing claims against foreign states. This revised and updated edition provides a thorough analysis of the doctrine, explores high-profile cases, the UN Convention on the Jurisdictional Immunities of States, and provides comparative coverage of UK and US State practice. more...

  • The Law of Securities, Commodities and Bank Accountsby M. Dubovec

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    In this unique study Marek Dubovec examines contemporary commercial relationships between investors and their intermediaries - relationships based on accounts that hold intangible rights to securities, funds, and commodity contracts. Such accounts have replaced the traditional physical possession and delivery of tangible objects, such as security certificates,... more...

  • Understanding Mass Incarcerationby James Kilgore

    The New Press 2015; US$ 17.99

    We all know that orange is the new black and mass incarceration is the new Jim Crow, but how much do we actually know about the structure, goals, and impact of our criminal justice system? Understanding Mass Incarceration offers the first comprehensive overview of the incarceration apparatus put in place by the world?s largest jailer: the United... more...

  • Roman Powerby William V. Harris

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This book explains the growth, durability and eventual shrinkage of Roman imperial power alongside the Roman state's internal power structures. more...

  • The Hanbali School of Law and Ibn Taymiyyahby Abdul Hakim I Al-Matroudi

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The Hanbali School of Law and Ibn Taymiyyah provides a valuable account of the development of Hanbalite jurisprudence, placing the theoretical and conceptual parameters of this tradition within the grasp of the interested reader. Studying the vibrant yet controversial interaction between Ibn Taymiyyah and the Hanbali School of law, this book assesses... more...

  • Regulating Modern Biotechnology in a Global Risk Societyby J. Somsen

    Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 10.50

    Vice-Chancellor, Ladies and Gentlemen, It has been observed that there are three historical events of equal importance.1 Event one is the creation of the Universe, which all of us will agree was a significant event. more...

  • Das Fußballstrafrecht des Deutschen Fußball-Bundes (DFB)by Horst Hilpert

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    The football criminal law of the DFB is presented for the first time in a commentary on the legal regulations and rules of procedure (RuVO) of the DFB and includes explanations of the arbitration proceedings pertaining to football as well as other regulatory measures. This work considers legislation relating to matters of football, material... more...

  • The "Good Soldier" on Trialby Stjepan G. Mestrovic

    Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 33.95

    An expert witness in legal cases involving rules of engagement and the US military murder of prisoners, Prof. Mestrovic exposes profound contradictions and systemic flaws that confuse criminal brutality and heroism, making victims of soldiers like Sergeant Michael Leahy who won a purple heart but also was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2009. more...