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  • The Death Penalty in Japanby Mai Sato

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; Not Available

    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

    This book concludes a trilogy that began with studies on Dante Alighieri?s Sense of Justice (2011) and Adam Smith as Legal Historian (2012) with a work about the French contribution to the intellectual history of the law. It examines the development of the basic principles of law during the Early Modern Era that the German Science... 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...

  • Maxims of Equityby Michael Levenstein

    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...

  • Balancing Privacy and Free Speechby Mark Tunick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Lawyeringby James C. Freund

    ALM Media Properties, LLC. 1979; US$ 75.00

    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...

  • A Practical Approach to Effective Litigationby Susan Blake

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 134.99

    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...

  • 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...