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  • California School Lawby Frank Kemerer; Peter Sansom

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 28.95

    The best way to avoid lawsuits is to know the law, but with California's maze of statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions, that's not an easy task. Newly updated and in its second edition, California School Law provides the only comprehensive discussion of how law governs the day-to-day operation of the state's public, charter, and private schools. more...

  • Simple Justiceby Richard Kluger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.95

    Simple Justice is the definitive history of the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education and the epic struggle for racial equality in this country. Combining intensive research with original interviews with surviving participants, Richard Kluger provides the fullest possible view of the human and legal drama in the years before 1954, the cumulative... more...

  • California School Lawby Frank Kemerer; Peter Sansom

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Now in its third edition, California School Law is the only comprehensive source discussing how federal and state law affects the day-to-day operation of the state's traditional public, charter, and private schools. While the book is comprehensive, the authors have written it for a broad audience. California School Law has become a coveted desk-top... more...

  • Health Rights in Global Contextby Alex Mold; David Reubi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    What do we mean when we talk about rights in relation to health? Where does the language of health rights come from, and what are the implications of using such a discourse? During the last 20 years there have been an increasing number of initiatives and efforts ? for instance in relation to HIV/AIDS ? which draw on the language, institutions and... more...

  • Life or Deathby Daniel J. Baum

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 9.99

    Our bodies are ours to control, free from state interference ? or so it would seem from the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. But how is this principle really applied? This is the question that legal expert Daniel Baum explores in Life or Death . more...

  • Back to the Asylumby John Q. LaFond; Mary L. Durham

    Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 64.99

    Introduction: Madness and Responsibility. 1. The Pendulum of Social Movement. 2. Mental Illness and Criminal Responsibility. 3. Rethinking the Insanity Defense in the Neoconservative Era. 4. The Fate of the Insane Offender in the Neoconservative Era. 5. The Liberal Era of Involuntary Commitment. 6. The Neoconservative Era of Civil Commitment. 7. The... more...

  • The Governance of Genetic Informationby Heather Widdows; Caroline Mullen

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    This volume suggests alternative ethical frameworks and models of regulation relating to the governance of genetic information. more...

  • Risk Perception, Culture, and Legal Changeby Matteo Ferrari

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95

    This volume analyses the food safety reforms adopted in Japan, Europe and the USA in the aftermath of the BSE crisis, seeking to explain the divergences in such reforms through the so-called 'cultural perception of risk'. more...

  • Legal Aspects of Mental Capacityby Bridgit C. Dimond

    Wiley 2008; US$ 83.99

    The Mental Capacity Act (2005) governs decision-making processes on behalf of adults who are unable to give informed consent, whether they lose mental capacity at some point in their lives due to illness or injury or where the incapacitating condition has been present since birth. Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity will assist practitioners in understanding... more...

  • The Empire Strikes Backby Arthur D. Austin

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 89.00

    Once dismissed as plodding and superfluous, legal scholarship is increasingly challenging the liberal white male establishment that currently dominates legal education and practice. The most significant development since the emergence of the casebook, at the turn of the century, this trend has unleashed a fierce political struggle. At stake is nothing... more...