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  • Psychiatric Expert Testimonyby Kenneth J. Weiss; Clarence Watson

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 57.99

    Psychiatric Expert Testimony: Emerging Applications is for practitioners who need to be at the cutting edge of admissibility in court. The book avoids standard applications, such as the insanity defense and specific capacity assessments, in favor of those that may be controversial or require evidentiary hearings. It is divided into two broad areas:... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Kompendium zum Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsrechtby Arne Pautsch; Anja Dillenburger

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    This new compendium of laws governing universities/higher education and research/scholarship is intended to be a handbook for scholarship and practice. In contrast to other legal works on the subject, here a stronger focus is placed on current reform topics such as the Bologna process and the W salary scale. This concise presentation of all laws governing... 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...

  • Chicano Students and the Courtsby Richard R. Valencia

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 89.00

    In 1925 Adolfo "Babe" Romo, a Mexican American rancher in Tempe, Arizona, filed suit against his school district on behalf of his four young children, who were forced to attend a markedly low-quality segregated school, and won. But Romo v. Laird was just the beginning. Some sources rank Mexican Americans as one of the most poorly educated... more...

  • The Cure for Obamacareby Sally C. Pipes

    Encounter Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    This Broadside will look at the changes that can be made to halt the full implementation of the law over the next few years, including repealing parts of the act that are unpopular with members of both parties. These parts are the medical device tax, IPAB, the new 3.8 percent tax on unearned income, to name a few. Also covered will be potential... more...

  • Public Health in International Investment Law and Arbitrationby Valentina Vadi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Is a State free to adopt measures to protect the public health of its citizens? If so, what are the limits, if any, to such regulatory powers? This book addresses these questions by focusing on the clash between the regulatory autonomy of the state and international investment governance. As a wide variety of state regulations allegedly aimed at protecting... more...

  • How to Win Your Personal Injury Claimby Attorney Joseph Matthews

    NOLO 2012; US$ 34.99

    Know your rights! Find out how to make the best case for yourself and win your personal injury claim. Dealing with insurance companies and lawyers when filing a personal injury claim can feel like another accident is in the offing. But you can handle a claim yourself -- and save hundreds or thousands of dollars in the process. How to Win Your Personal... more...