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- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2012; US$ 9.99
Execution is a fascinating account of methods of execution through the ages, such as death by cannibalism, being sewn into an animal?s belly and a thousand cuts. From the preparation of the victim to the disposal of the body, Execution answers all the questions you are ever likely to ask, and some you would never want to imagine. 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 2008; US$ 49.99
In Lawyers in the Dock , Richard L. Abel examines accounts of disciplined New York lawyers, whose vivid, compelling dramas breathe life into the ethical rules governing the legal profession. Abel identifies ways to devise better strategies for restoring trust in lawyers, a prerequisite for an effectively functioning justice system. This book is... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Beginning with Saint Thomas Aquinas and ending with the latest developments in international human rights, 'Narrative, Nature, and the Natural Law: From Aquinas to International Human Rights,' brings a fairly traditional interpretation of the natural law to some rather untraditional problems and areas, including evolutionary natural law. more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
This book explains why it is important to identify legally accepted corruption and provides a series of examples of corruption using this perspective. It argues that political corruption is the exclusion of those who are affected by a particular policy and that democratic inclusion and engagement are central to public integrity. more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 34.99
Michael Armstrong has spent close to fifty years either defending or prosecuting criminal cases in New York City. His public service has included stints as District Attorney for Queens County, New York, and chief of the Security Frauds Unit in the U.S. Attorney?s office in Manhattan. None of his experiences were as tense or as dangerously waged as... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 14.00
"A groundbreaking book . . . revealing the systemic, everyday problems in our courts that must be addressed if justice is truly to be served."?Doris Kearns Goodwin Attorney and journalist Amy Bach spent eight years investigating the widespread courtroom failures that each day upend lives across America. What she found was an assembly-line approach... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 72.99
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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 85.00
The history of the execution of women in the United States has largely been ignored and scholars have given scant attention to gender issues in capital punishment. This historical analysis examines the social, political and economic contexts in which the justice system has put women to death, revealing a pattern of patriarchal domination and female... more...