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  • Praxishandbuch effiziente Straßenbeleuchtungby Sven-Joachim Otto; Carsten Steinert

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00

    New EU directives on energy efficiency stipulate that municipalities must modernize their street lighting by 2017. This practical handbook helps those responsible for implementing EU directives to meet this difficult task. It offers comprehensive information on all aspects of street lighting as a cost factor and runs the gamut thematically, from street... more...

  • Mass Torts in Europeby Gerhard Wagner; Willem H. van Boom

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the legal aspects of mass torts in Europe. This volume offers both a review of real-life cases of mass tort in Europe and an in-depth reflection on the broader implications of mass tort law. Thus, the challenges posed by mass torts are explored, mapped and analysed. more...

  • Flexibilisierung von Arbeitsbedingungen in der unternehmerischen Praxisby Alexander Bissels; Martina Hidalgo

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    This work provides a clear presentation of the legal foundations and labor court precedents for attorneys and non-attorneys alike, along with specific suggestions for a more flexible approach to essential working conditions. Especially because flexibilization is still in legal flux, the work is sure to be an indispensable reference work for everyone... more...

  • The Money Lawyersby Joseph C. Goulden

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    The Money Lawyers vividly describes how lawyering has become a money-driven business, not just a profession. It explores the lucrative world of class-action litigation, where plaintiff lawyers - "The Class-Action Club" - garner billions of dollars in damages and fees through suits against manufacturers of items such as breast implants, asbestos,... more...

  • Brush with the Lawby Robert Byrnes; Jaime Marquart

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    Just how tough are the country's most prestigious law schools? Most alumni would answer with stories of humiliating "Socratic dialogue failures" in the classroom and all-night, caffeine-fueled cram sessions. Until now, the traditional concept of the law-school experience was the one presented in Scott Turow's One-L, published in 1977, a dark description... more...

  • Regulating eTechnologies in the European Unionby Tanel Kerikmäe

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The EU strategy 2020 includes ambitious plans for e-regulation that could improve Europe?s competitiveness. However, the European states have very different legal frameworks in this field. This book introduces flagship initiatives and provides a detailed overview and analysis of the current standards and latest developments, offering practical insights... more...

  • Trade, the WTO and Energy Securityby Sajal Mathur

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The linkages between WTO rules governing trade and energy security with a certain degree of focus on India are the main subject of this book. The edited volume brings together the views of academics, policymakers and experts with extensive experience covering WTO and international trade issues. The issues examined include mapping the linkages between... more...

  • Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justiceby Joan Biskupic

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 26.99

    "I knew she?d be trouble." So quipped Antonin Scalia about Sonia Sotomayor at the Supreme Court?s annual end-of-term party in 2010. It?s usually the sort of event one would expect from such a grand institution, with gentle parodies of the justices performed by their law clerks, but this year Sotomayor decided to shake it up?flooding the room with... more...

  • Contract Lawby J. M. Smits

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘Contract law is more international in substance and character than most other legal subjects. Thus, in particular, modern contract law in Europe rests on the same historical and philosophical foundations, and the hypothetical will of reasonable parties to a contract has usually been the focal point in the evolution of its doctrines. Today, in... more...

  • Unternehmenskauf in Krise und Insolvenzby Andreas Ziegenhagen; Stefan Denkhaus

    RWS Verlag 2014; US$ 67.00

    This book offers a transparent presentation of the advantages and drawbacks of selling a company in crisis or after the initiation of insolvency proceedings, thereby providing those involved (entrepreneurs, advisors, financiers, and investors) with guidelines for their decision-making process. The book reflects the latest status of legislation and... more...