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- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 114.99
Based on extensive empirical research examining behavioural conflict at work, this book gives a much-needed insight into the current law that regulates workplace behaviour. Arguing that current law and policy is insufficient, the author suggests reforms which seek to reconcile individual and collective perspectives on working life. more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 72.99
Celebrities are routinely subjected to stalking, harassment, invasion of privacy, and defamation. These occurrences are often violations of their constitutional rights. In Outrageous Invasions: Celebrities' Private Lives, Media, and the Law , Professor Robin D. Barnes examines the role and nature of privacy in Western democracies. She documents the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 84.99
Permit But Discourage: Regulating Excessive Consumption , by W.A. Bogart is the first book to focus on problem gambling and its regulation and to situate this analysis in the larger context of regulating excessive consumption. The book engages theoretical discussions concerning the effectiveness of legal intervention in changing behavior, especially... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 82.99
Lawyers on Trial presents the stories of ten California lawyers who broke the rules. The book begins by showing how nearly a century of political struggle over self-regulation shapes the way the disciplinary system selects and processes cases and concludes by canvassing reforms that could improve the performance of the legal profession.This... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 104.99
Law, Economics, and Morality is the first systematic attempt to bridge the gap between economic analysis of law and moderate deontology by integrating moral constraints with economic methodology. In addition to the theoretical discussion, Eyal Zamir and Barak Medina use the proposed analytical framework to shed new light on diverse, highly debated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
As one of the ?learned? professions requiring advanced learning and high principles, law enjoys a special standing in society. In return for its status and rank, the legal profession is expected to exhibit the highest levels of honesty, trust and morality, the very values which underpin the legal system itself. This, in turn, entrusts to legal education... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Biomedical patents have been the subject of heated debate. Regulatory agencies such as the European Patent Office make small decisions with big implications, which escape scrutiny and revision, when they decide who has access to expensive diagnostic tests, whether human embryonic stem cells can be traded in markets, and under what circumstances human... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95
The study of legal ethics and the legal profession has emerged as a distinct and important field of scholarship over the last 30 years. However, as in other disciplines, academic recognition can in turn entrench static and powerful meta-theories and narratives about professional ethos and practise, this collection seeks to disrupt this homogenising... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95
The contributions in this volume suggest that "the ethics project in legal education" is increasingly an international one. Even though the strength of commitment by both the profession and the legal academy to "ethics learning" within law schools varies, two fundamental questions confront all who work in this area. First, what is it that we want... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 12.68
Shortlisted for The CWA Gold Dagger for Non Fiction David Dow is a leading death row attorney in Texas, where 99% of appeals are rejected.He knows his clients are guilty, but he defends them because he believes murder is wrong. Henry Quaker is a quiet man, charged with murdering his childhood sweetheart and their two children. All the evidence... more...