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  • Voluntary Euthanasia Debateby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2013; US$ 17.58

    Euthanasia has been illegal in Australia since the federal government overturned short-lived Northern Territory laws in 1996. Despite it being a crime to assist in euthanasia, prosecutions have been rare. Four decades? worth of opinion polls have shown that a majority of Australians appear to support the legal option of aid-in-dying for those suffering... more...

  • How Can You Represent Those People?by Abbe Smith; Monroe H. Freedman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 32.00

    How Can You Represent Those People? is the first-ever collection of essays offering a response to the 'Cocktail Party Question' asked of every criminal lawyer. A must-read for anyone interested in race, poverty, crime, punishment, and what makes lawyers tick. more...

  • Doing the Right Thingby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2013; US$ 5.09

    Doing the Right Thing: Ethics in Science by the Editors of Scientific American Most of us have probably had those discussions, either in a classroom setting or otherwise, where a hypothetical situation is given and you're asked to choose between two or more unsatisfying options. If you follow option A, five people die; if you follow option B, one... more...

  • Practical Reason in Law and Moralityby Neil MacCormick

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 39.99

    This book offers a clear account of the philosophy of practical reason in ethics and legal theory. It explains how reasons relate to actions, the nature of values and their relation to reasons, and the relation of morality to legal reasoning. It provides an ideal introduction to these issues for students of moral philosophy and jurisprudence. more...

  • Reviving the Tribeby Eric Rofes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Reviving the Tribe creates a rich and brutally honest portrait of contemporary gay men?s lives amidst the seemingly endless AIDS epidemic and offers both autobiographical self-examination and a relentless critique of current sexual politics within the gay community. Fearlessly confronting the horrors experiences by surviving gay men without giving... more...

  • Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovationby Sarah Devaney

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients? windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and in future it is hoped that when the body is injured... more...

  • The Death Penalty in Japanby Mai Sato

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 59.17

    This book examines public attitudes to the death penalty in Japan, focusing on knowledge and trust-based attitudinal factors relating to support for, and opposition to, the death penalty. A mixed-method approach was used. Quantitative and qualitative surveys were mounted to assess Japanese death penalty attitudes. The main findings show that death... more...

  • Montaignes Erschließung der Grundlagen des Rechtsby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    Indem Montaigne die Jurisprudenz von Grund auf anzweifelte, hat er ihr zugleich die Grundlagen des Rechts in einer spezifisch neuzeitlichen Weise erschlossen. Das Buch versucht zu zeigen, dass Montaignes Zweifel am Naturrecht und der juristischen Methode nicht nur zu einem neuen Verständnis der Rechtsphilosophie führte, sondern auch die... more...

  • Lawyers, Lead Onby Rebecca S. Williford; Carrie A. Basas; Stephanie L. Enyart

    American Bar Association 2011; US$ 34.99

    This inspiring book contains letters of encouragement and advice from lawyers with disabilities to law students and new lawyers with disabilities. The writers share their perspectives on work and disability, based on their own experiences of success and setbacks. more...

  • Origins of Sexuality and Homosexualityby John Phd Dececco; Michael Shively

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    This well-documented book highlights some of the theories of bisexual and homosexual identities and their conceptual bases in cultural history, moral philosophy, biology, and social psychology. Some of the most respected minds in the field of human sexuality challenge traditional views on homosexuality and question the moral principles implicit in... more...