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  • Hart on Responsibilityby Christopher Pulman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    A collection of essays discussing Herbert Hart's writings on responsibility. The essays focus upon Hart's work on causation in the law and on the justification of punishment. Specific topics discussed include senses of 'responsibility', voluntariness, Mill's harm principle, mens rea, excuses, the Hart-Wootton debate, and negligence. more...

  • A Practical Approach to Effective Litigationby Susan Blake

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    This assessment of the key skills needed to handle a case bridges the Civil Procedure Rules and the reality of case management, explaining the rationale of civil litigation. An overview of the litigation process advises on complying with procedure, using evidence, and how to ensure you are taking account of the rules on funding and costs. more...

  • Ethics in the Practice of Elder Lawby Roberta K. Flowers; Rebecca C. Morgan

    American Bar Association 2015; US$ 97.99

    Ethical issues can occur at any point when representing elderly clients. Offering clear guidance on the most common issues, this book offers a framework for recognizing and analyzing the situation. The authors, both authorities in elder law, discuss the most common ethical situations and how to anticipate and address them. The book presents hypothetical... more...

  • Matters of Principleby Richard S. Markovits

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 40.00

    The United States is generally believed to be a liberal, rights-based culture. In such a society, according to Richard S. Markovits, arguments of moral principle dominate legal discourse. Markovits analyzes various rights related to our society's basic duties of showing appropriate, equal respect for all creatures capable of moral integrity and... more...

  • Disposable Youthby James C. Wilson

    Publish on Demand Global LLC 2012; US$ 9.99

    Disposable Youth has the power to change America. Seventy percent of the 2.4 million prisoners in America today are high school dropouts. Half of all African American and Hispanic urban high school students drop out. Forty percent of all urban high school students drop out. This continuum of dropping out of high school and into crime and then prison... more...

  • The Global Diamond Industryby Roman Grynberg; Letsema Mbayi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 115.00

    The Global Diamond Industry: Economics and Development brings together a collection of papers covering various aspects of the diamond industry including economics, law, history, sociology and development across two volumes. more...

  • Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Processby Susan Ehrlich; Diana Eades; Janet Ainsworth

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Experts in linguistics and law use diverse theoretical and analytical approaches to demonstrate the complex ways in which language is used to seek, steer, give, or withhold consent in a range of legal contexts. The book illuminates problematic issues in legal practices and procedures that may otherwise be uncritically accepted. more...

  • The Death Penaltyby Roger Hood; Carolyn Hoyle

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    The fifth edition of this renowned work charts the progress towards the goal of worldwide abolition of the death penalty internationally. The authors make a powerful case for abolition, regarding capital punishment as cruel, inhuman, and degrading. more...

  • The New Corporate Governance in Theory and Practiceby Stephen Bainbridge

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    The New Corporate Governance in Theory and Practice provides an interdisciplinary analysis of the emerging board-centered system of corporate governance. The book draws on legal analysis, behavioral insights into how individuals and groups make decisions, and management studies of corporate governance to trace the process by which the present director... more...

  • Sticks and Stonesby Jerome Neu

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03

    In Sticks and Stones , philosopher Jerome Neu probes the nature, purpose, and effects of insults, exploring how and why they humiliate, embarrass, infuriate, and wound us so deeply. What kind of injury is an insult? Is it determined by the insulter or the insulted? What does it reveal about the character of both parties as well as the character of... more...