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- Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95
This monograph on British Equity Law (that branch which deals with wills, probate, trust funds and land law) discusses the philosophical underpinnings of the 'Maxims of Equity' - twenty or so guiding principles which attempt to ameliorate the rigor of the common law, and to discuss these principles in light of both jurisprudential philosophy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
In an age of smartphones, Facebook and YouTube, privacy may seem to be a norm of the past. This book addresses ethical and legal questions that arise when media technologies are used to give individuals unwanted attention. Drawing from a broad range of cases within the US, UK, Australia, Europe, and elsewhere, Mark Tunick asks whether privacy interests... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00
This 2006 book establishes ethical guidelines for legal conduct in child custody and dependency proceedings. more...
- 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...
- Greenwich Medical Media 2004; US$ 76.00
A one-stop reference for all medical professionals who encounter ethicolegal problems during their management of patients. more...