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  • Lawyeringby James C. Freund

    ALM Media Properties, LLC. 1979; US$ 65.00

    Lawyering: A Realistic Approach to Legal Practice picks up where law school leaves off and teaches associates what they really need to know about the everyday practice of law. The book offers useful, down-to-earth guidance on the skills needed by practicing attorneys, such as: turning out timely work under pressure; analyzing mixed legal-practical... more...

  • 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...

  • The Ethics of Personalised Medicineby Dr Jan Schildmann; Mr Sebastian Wäscher; Ms Verena Sandow; Professor Jochen Vollmann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    In recent times, the phrase ?personalised medicine? has become the symbol of medical progress and a label for better health care in the future. However, a controversial debate has developed around whether these promises of better, more personal and more cost-efficient medicine are realistic. This book brings together leading researchers from across... 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$ 22.95

    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...

  • Legitimacy and Dronesby Asst Prof Steven J Barela; Dr Jai Galliott; Professor Avery Plaw; Assoc Prof Katina Michael

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 144.95

    Unmanned combat air vehicles - i.e. ?drones? - have become a prominent instrument in US efforts to counter objective (and subjective) cross-border terrorist threats with lethal force. As a result, critical questions abound on the legitimacy of their use. In a series of multidisciplinary essays by scholars with extensive knowledge of international... more...

  • Ethics in Electroconvulsive Therapyby Jan-Otto Ottosson; Max Fink

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.00

    Few mental illness treatments are more reviled in the public mind than Electroconvulsive Shock Therapy. However, in reality, ECT is a safe and effective treatment for cases of clinical depression and catatonia that are unresponsive to drug therapy. Also, unlike drugs, ECT has relatively few side effects. The authors argue that it is time for this historically... more...

  • Legal Ethics in Child Custody and Dependency Proceedingsby William Wesley Patton

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00

    This 2006 book establishes ethical guidelines for legal conduct in child custody and dependency proceedings. more...

  • Law Without Justiceby Paul H. Robinson

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 52.99

    Offering a look at American criminal law, this book demonstrates that cases with unjust outcomes are not always irregular or unpredictable. It aims to show that the criminal law sometimes chooses not to give defendants what they deserve: that is, unsatisfying results occur even when the system works as it is designed to work. more...