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Ethics

  • The Ethics of Self-Defenseby Christian Coons; Michael Weber

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    The fifteen new essays collected in this volume address questions concerning the ethics of self-defense, most centrally when and to what extent the use of defensive force, especially lethal force, can be justified. more...

  • Law and Leadershipby Paula Monopoli; Susan McCarty

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Leadership includes the ability to persuade others to embrace one?s ideas and to act upon them. Teaching law students the art of persuasion through advocacy is at the heart of legal education. But historically law schools have not included leadership studies in the curriculum. This book is one of the first to examine whether and how to integrate the... more...

  • Bioproperty, Biomedicine and Deliberative Governanceby Katerina Sideri

    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...

  • Killing Timeby Karl Williams

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 12.01

    Karl Williams was on holiday in Dubai, living it large with two English friends, when they were accused of drug dealing, arrested, and tortured by police. They were innocent, but the authorities didn't care. And so began their year-long nightmare as they were locked up in Port Rashid where prisoners of all nationalities were crammed into stinking... more...

  • The Calling of Lawby Fiona Westwood; Karen Barton

    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...

  • Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Processby Susan Ehrlich; Diana Eades; Janet Ainsworth

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    Experts in linguistics and law use diverse theoretical and analytical approaches to demonstrate the complex ways in which language is used to seek, steer, give, or withhold consent in a range of legal contexts. The book illuminates problematic issues in legal practices and procedures that may otherwise be uncritically accepted. more...

  • Legal Executions in Georgiaby Daniel Allen Hearn

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 95.00

    In the state of Georgia, 1025 men and women are known to have been hanged or electrocuted for capital crimes in the century after the Civil War. Based on more than twenty years of investigative research, this chronological record of these legal executions was pieced together from diverse sources in and outside of the state, with many details never... more...

  • Women and Capital Punishment in the United Statesby David V. Baker

    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...

  • Bullying and Behavioural Conflict at Workby Lizzie Barmes

    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...

  • Voyage au pays des jugesby Jean-Claude Boulard

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 15.99

    De quelles façons déceler les actions frauduleuses au sein du monde de la justice ? Ce livre est une invitation au voyage dans un pays à risques : celui des juges. Le fil conducteur du récit se nourrit d?une dramaturgie où va se jouer l?honneur d?hommes injustement mis en cause. Au fil de 45 étapes, vous rencontrerez l?usage d?un faux, la manipulation... more...